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Stories with person: Sheldon Silver
  • Medical marijuana inching to legalization in NY 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:28 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - New York is inching toward legalizing some form of medical marijuana as support grows in the state Legislature and is likely to become one of a handful of issues taken up when lawmakers return later this month.

  • Silver: NY budget a win for environment 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:04 am
  • ALBANY, New York - New York state officials have set aside $162 million for efforts to reduce air and water pollution and increase green space.

  • NY budget includes Common Core delay for students 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:59 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - As New York students begin taking English language arts assessments on Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said parents and students should be relieved knowing that the second round of Common Core-aligned test scores will not be included on students' permanent transcripts under the new budget deal.

  • New York assemblyman says he's under investigation 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:43 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - Federal agents have raided the home, offices and hotel room of a state assemblyman from Queens in an investigation of his daily expense claims, the lawmaker said Wednesday.