- NY lawmakers to review spending on economic development Updated: Nov-30-15 3:11 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state lawmakers won't return to Albany for more than a month, but a small number are heading back early to review how the state spends money to spur economic development.
- NY lawmakers to hold meeting on synthetic marijuana Updated: Nov-30-15 3:01 am
SYRACUSE, New York - A group of lawmakers in New York state say the state needs to do more to fight synthetic marijuana.
- New York lawmakers slow to address corruption despite trials Updated: Nov-21-15 10:23 am
ALBANY, New York - Two of the most powerful men in New York state government are on trial for corruption at the same time. Voter turnout is lower than it's been in decades. And polls show the public is as distrustful as it is apathetic.
- NY Assembly Democrats return for 'training camp' Updated: Nov-17-15 4:30 pm
ALBANY, New York - The Democratic legislators who control the New York state Assembly have returned to the state Capitol two months before the start of their 2016 session.
- NY attorney general asks court to shut daily fantasy sports Updated: Nov-17-15 11:44 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has filed court papers seeking an injunction to stop daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel from conducting illegal gambling in the state.
- NY to give the critically ill faster access to medical pot Updated: Nov-11-15 4:53 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York will give patients with certain serious illnesses faster access to medical marijuana under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo while the state works out the details of its full medical cannabis program.
- NY lawmakers say state can do more to help its veterans Updated: Nov-10-15 11:37 am
ALBANY, New York - There's a push by some lawmakers in New York to do more to help the Empire State's veterans with securing jobs, housing, mental health care and other services.
- Disgraced former NY lawmaker Vito Lopez dead at 74 Updated: Nov-10-15 10:45 am
NEW YORK - The disgraced former New York state assemblyman Vito Lopez has died.
- NY Senate GOP to gather in Albany to discuss 2016 agenda Updated: Nov-08-15 9:04 am
ALBANY, New York - The Republican lawmakers who control the New York state Senate are returning to Albany to discuss their priorities for the upcoming year.
- NY voters pick 5 new lawmakers; GOP, Dems split Senate races Updated: Nov-04-15 12:20 am
ALBANY, New York - New York voters elected five new state lawmakers Tuesday in special elections - three of whom will replace politicians convicted of corruption.
- The Latest: 2 people testify at NY Assembly ex-speaker trial Updated: Nov-03-15 7:27 pm
NEW YORK - The latest at the federal corruption trial of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (all times local).
- Canines to celebrate NY's new dining-with-dogs law Updated: Nov-02-15 2:01 am
SCHENECTADY, New York - Dogs and their human companions are marking New York state's new law allowing dogs into outdoor dining areas at restaurants.