Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign and prominent Democrats said Thursday they are seeking to add a new Women's Equality ballot line to the November ballot.
Cuomo's running mate, lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul, announced the new party in New York City and said it will support initiatives important to women, including a 10-point women's legislative agenda that has repeatedly failed to pass the Legislature.
A tentative deal was reached Thursday that averts a strike by workers at the nation's largest commuter railroad, a top union negotiator said.
Anthony Simon told The Associated Press about the tentative agreement with the Long Island Rail Road.
Should your emails, Web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters?
The five-day Seeger Fest kicks off at Hudson River Park tonight in Manhattan. The festival honors folk singer and activist Pete Seeger, who passed away earlier this year at age 94 and his long-time wife Toshi, who passed away in 2013. The WFUV favorite will be honored by admirers as diverse as Harry Belafonte, DJ Kool Herc, and the punk band Anti-Flag. More info here.
There are just two weeks left until working New Yorkers can spend what they have been earning. Starting July 30, workers in the city can start taking paid sick days based on the amount of hours they've worked.
A state board on Wednesday approved half of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use clean water funds to help finance construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
After days of avoiding the fray, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly waded into a labor dispute Wednesday that threatens to bring the nation's largest commuter railroad to a standstill.
Cuomo said a strike on the Long Island Rail Road would be "highly disruptive" to nearly 300,000 daily riders. He called on rail worker unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to restart talks to avert a strike; an hour later the MTA invited the unions back to the bargaining table.
Connecticut officials have rejected a federal request to temporarily house up to 2,000 immigrant children from Central America at a mostly-vacant facility built for developmentally disabled adults.