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After a year spent lobbying her colleagues, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to change how the Pentagon handles sexual assault cases was rejected by the Senate. Gillibrand isn't looking at her legislation's defeat as a failure...
New York state transportation planners have opened the discussion about the best way to speed up train travel through upstate New York. Passenger trains running between Buffalo and New York City right now run at about 50 miles per hour and are often...
NEW YORK (AP) — Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino today launches a statewide campaign tour, a day after announcing his run for governor. Astorino's tour today will take him from New York City to Buffalo, where he will appear at an...
The New York State Assembly has passed a bill to delay some of the effects of the state’s Common Core learning standards. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the bill delays the effects of the new learning standards for two more years, for...
Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at dueling rallies on education at the State Capitol that highlighted the two politicians’ differences over education issues.  A rally to promote New York City Mayor Bill...
De Blasio calls for pre-K push at Albany rally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says universal pre-k needs one more push to get through the state Legislature. De Blasio made the comment at a midday rally in Albany on...