New York Gov. Kathy Hochul introduced state Sen. Brian Benjamin as her choice for lieutenant governor Thursday in the senator's Harlem district.
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August 27, 2021 Comments Off on Hochul announces pick for lieutenant governor
August 24, 2021 Comments Off on Kathy Hochul vows swift action as she takes helm as New York governor
August 18, 2021 Comments Off on Cuomo issues clemency for 10 people in last days as governor
August 12, 2021 Comments Off on Cuomo exit isn’t stopping push for accountability on nursing home deaths
August 11, 2021 Comments Off on Hochul prepares for spotlight as Cuomo steps aside
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Suddenly tapped to lead New York through a pandemic and a political earthquake, Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul said Wednesday she was prepared to steer the state and would set a different tone than Gov. Andrew Cuomo, ...Read More »
August 10, 2021 Comments Off on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning over sexual harassment
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation Tuesday over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the ...Read More »
July 29, 2021 Comments Off on New York to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested
July 16, 2021 Comments Off on Lawmakers urge NY to lift limits on nursing home visits
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo lift remaining restrictions for visits at nursing homes, according to a letter two dozen Democratic lawmakers sent to the governor this week. The coronavirus pandemic has had a heavy ...Read More »
April 30, 2021 Comments Off on New York may ban flame retardant chemicals in furniture, electronics
New York lawmakers are considering bills that would ban the sale of furniture and electronics containing flame retardant chemicals, and a coalition of manufacturers and business owners recently expressed opposition in a letter to legislators. Various industry associations signed the letter, ...Read More »
June 24, 2020 Comments Off on State proposes changes to program for those with developmental disabilities
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is proposing amendments to the Home and Community Based Services Waiver that could affect reimbursements, among other things. The HCBS Waiver is a program operated by OPWDD and administered ...Read More »
February 17, 2020 Comments Off on State makes emergency change in siting regulations for wind power projects
The New York state Department of Public Service last week revised its definition of “revision,” making it possible for a company building a wind turbine to modify its approved plans without triggering a new public hearing. An emergency ruling in ...Read More »
January 23, 2020 Comments Off on Expanded bottle bill might improve glass recycling but add headaches and costs
A proposed law that would extend New York’s bottle bill to wine and liquor bottles could increase recycling of glass significantly and create a cleaner stream of recycled glass, potentially making it easier to find end users in a tight ...
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