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By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - A database is giving law enforcement in the New York City region a new tool in the fight against prescription drug crimes. Sen. Charles Schumer says the database is the first of its kind in the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's voter identification law won't be enforced in the state's May 21 primary. Lawyers in a pending lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality agreed yesterday that voters won't be required...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Legislature is moving to classify more types of violent sexual attacks as rapes in a bill referred to as "rape is rape" legislation. The push is fueled by the case of a New York City school teacher who...
A February deadline on New York’s process to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing will be missed, with Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner now saying he needs more time to complete an ongoing health study. State Health Commissioner Dr...
High volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been hailed as the long-sought answer to our global energy dilemma, and an environmental catastrophe in the making. New York state is now in the final steps of evaluating the safety of this...
Governor Cuomo’s Court of Appeals nominee was approved in the State Senate on a voice vote, after an unusually contentious process. Cuomo’s nominee Jenny Rivera had already faced extensive grilling from Senate Republicans, who are in a...