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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants tighter federal controls on pain killers that have been linked to deaths in New York when abused. Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to put pain killers with hydrocodone in a...
Lawmakers from Michigan, South Carolina, Arizona, and Oklahoma have all sent letters to Remington's owner, Freedom Group, since New York passed tougher gun control legislation a few weeks ago. Texas first contacted the company back in November...
Governor Cuomo’s championing of strict new gun control laws in New York has taken a toll on his popularity. A new poll finds that for the first time since taking office, Cuomo’s approval rating has dropped significantly. The Quinnipiac...
Governor Cuomo’s pension stabilization plan could face some obstacles in the legislature. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he wants to know what the State Comptroller thinks of the idea first. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he...
Two weeks after passing new gun control measures, New York officials are holding public forums to discuss what's in the law. State Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Gagan was in Broome County on Tuesday, explaining how the law works. "...
Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos says he’s strongly opposed to Governor Cuomo’s reproductive health act, saying it would lead to too many late term abortions. Pro choice lawmakers and advocates say they disagree with the Senator...