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Patients with serious health conditions, including children with a severe seizure disorder, came to the Capitol to urge passage of a bill to more fully allow access to medical  marijuana in New York. Kate Hinz is one of dozens of people who...
NY senators say state has too many regulations ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of New York state senators say they've identified more than 2,000 rules and regulations that put the state at a competitive disadvantage. The Republican-dominated...
It’s no secret Upstate New York has been losing manufacturing jobs for decades. The state has been offering incentives to encourage the industry and bring jobs back. The latest -- Governor Cuomo proposed to eliminate the income tax for...
Former workers at IBM’s plant in Endicott and their families waited years for a federal government study on the effects of chemicals used for decades at the plant. That study, by NIOSH, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health...
NY lawmakers head back to work in Albany ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Legislature starts its 2014 session in earnest this week. The session officially started Wednesday with Gov. Andrew's State of the State address, but lawmakers did...
In his state of the state speech this week, Governor Cuomo blasted New York's state prison system, calling it part of the "madness" of mass incarceration in New York. That tough language follows a declaration in his state of the state...