New York State

New York State
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January 14, 2020 - 11:14 am
New York once again is paying much more in federal taxes than it receives in federal spending, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Andrew Cuomo
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January 08, 2020 - 7:07 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to advocate for a mix of “practical” progressive goals and urgent responsibilities, including waging war on hate crimes, spending $3 billion on environmental protection and legalizing recreational...
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January 05, 2020 - 12:13 pm
New York lawmakers are set to return to Albany this week for the start of the new legislative session, and a second year of near-total control of state government by Democrats.
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This undated photo provided by the Ontario County Sheriff's office shows Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb. The top Republican in the New York State Assembly, was charged Dec. 31, 2019, New Year's Eve with driving while intoxicated in his state-issued vehicle, just a week after he wrote a newspaper column warning citizens against getting behind the wheel drunk. (Ontario County Sheriff's Office via AP) .
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January 03, 2020 - 5:59 pm
VICTOR, N.Y. (1010 WINS) — New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb said on Friday he is resigning from his leadership post and "seeking professional help," following his arrest on New Year's Eve for driving while intoxicated in his state-issued vehicle. The arrest came just a week after...
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Climate activists in Times Square
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November 10, 2019 - 3:05 pm
New York is facing calls to create a $1 billion fund for climate change projects ranging from mass transit to aid to municipalities when fossil fuel plants close.
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November 05, 2019 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York is unlikely to approve statewide mobile sports betting anytime soon. Despite a push from lawmakers who favor letting people bet on their phones or laptops, sports betting remains restricted to in-person wagers at upstate casinos. At the Sports Betting USA conference...
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November 04, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state would explicitly protect personal staffers of elected officials and judges from harassment under a new bill submitted by two Democrats. Democratic state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, a sponsor, said the bill closes a loophole that has led to the dismissal of lawsuits...
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Suffolk County PD
David Caplan
September 19, 2019 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The father of a six-month-old boy was arrested Thursday, one day after he took his son without the mother's permission, prompting an Amber Alert Wednesday night. The boy was soon found and the Amber Alert was called off. The child, Daniel Quinteros, was taken by his father...
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In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Marshfield High School Principal Robert Keuther displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Marshfield, Mass. Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping. In a Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, news release, the Illinois Department of Public Health says a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness." The agency didn't give any other information about the patient, including a name or where the person lived. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
David Caplan
September 09, 2019 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Vaping-related lung illness has struck 41 people across New York state -- including 10 in New York City and 11 in the metropolitan area outside the city -- the state's Department of Health announced Monday , amid increased national scrutiny over the use of e-cigarettes. The...
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September 04, 2019 - 4:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A group of New York inmates is suing the state prison system, saying its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse have gone too far. Eighteen prisoners said in a suit filed Monday that they are living with chronic pain because it has become too hard to get approval for...
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