ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Commercial pet dealers will have to comply with new regulations in New York state intended to improve the living conditions of companion animals. The new rules were signed into law Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. They ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has banned the manufacture, sale or possession of 3D-printed guns and other types of undetectable firearms under a measure signed into law by the state’s Democratic governor. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday also signed new ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would adopt the nation’s most aggressive carbon emission reduction goals and give new rights to farmworkers under proposals moving through the state Legislature Wednesday. With the session scheduled to end Wednesday, lawmakers planned to ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers have approved legislation strengthening protections for religious attire in the workplace. The bill that passed the state Senate on Tuesday would clarify state anti-bias rules to prohibit employers from discriminating against workers because ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters of a bill to require schools to offer education on sexual abuse awareness are returning to Albany to make another push. The bill, known as Erin’s Law, would mandate age-appropriate lessons to help children understand ...Read More »
ALBANY — A New York lawmaker has proposed banning political fund-raisers in the Albany area while the Legislature is in session. Assemblywoman Sandra Galef, a Westchester Democrat, has introduced 15 bills, including another that would create “a firewall” barring political ...Read More »
ALBANY — The two ex-leaders of New York’s Legislature tapped their campaign funds for a combined $3.6 million last year in an unsuccessful attempt to beat federal corruption charges, a practice that some lawmakers are trying to ban. “When you ...Read More »