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Stories with person: Dean Skelos
  • Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 4:46 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges.

  • After long delay, Gov. Cuomo sets date for email meeting 
    Updated: May-01-15 5:25 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Following weeks of delay and continued criticism of his administration's handling of emails, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday set a date for a meeting with other top officials to discuss a new email retention policy.

  • New York to get nearly $1B loan to make commuter rail safer story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-15 2:46 pm

    NEW YORK - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the nation's largest commuter rail network, is on track to receive a nearly $1 billion federal loan for safety improvements meant to avoid a repeat of a 2013 derailment that killed four people, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.

  • NYC issues loom large as NY lawmakers return to Albany 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 12:47 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York City and its mayor have a lot riding on the last two months of the legislative session as lawmakers return to Albany to consider the extension of city rent regulations, mayoral control of schools and a minimum wage hike.