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  • Senators reach deal to reduce prison time for some offenders story has photos
    Updated: Oct-01-15 11:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate conservatives and liberals on Thursday united behind an overhaul of the criminal justice system, a rare bipartisan agreement that would allow some nonviolent drug offenders to get reduced prison sentences and give judges greater discretion in sentencing.

  • US senator addresses cannabis industry at New York summit 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 7:27 pm

    NEW YORK - U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told a group of marijuana industry professionals Monday that the federal government should reform laws affecting its medical use, allowing states to set their own policies.

  • Cuomo, Christie ask Obama for 'fair' plan for Hudson tunnel 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 7:29 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The governors of New York and New Jersey wrote to President Barack Obama on Tuesday asking the federal government to pay for half the cost of a new rail tunnel below the Hudson River - a sign that the long-delayed project could be moving ahead.