Education issues are on the agenda in Albany as state Assembly lawmakers hold another in a series of public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget proposals.
Days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the nation's toughest gun restrictions, gun owners and Second Amendment activists gathered at the state Capitol on Saturday as part of a series of nationwide rallies in support of firearms rights.
Gun rights advocates expect court challenges to New York's tightest-in-the-nation restrictions on guns.
A Republican state senator from Saratoga says her online petition for repealing the provisions has drawn more than 37,000 signatures since yesterday. Sen. Kathy Marchione says if legislative attempts at repeal fails, she'll go to court.
Besides banning assault rifles, the state law calls for mandatory background checks for ammunition purchases and tries to keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill people who may be a threat.
New York lawmakers agreed to pass the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, and now dare other states and Washington to follow.
The leaders of New York's Legislature say they are poised for a banner 2013 session and they are - on paper.
New York City religious groups aren’t taking the threat of eviction sitting down.
It looks like they just might do it again.
In the 1950s, there were over two million manufacturing jobs in New York—the once hub of American Industry. But as early as 2009, only 25% of those jobs still existed as technology improved and companies relocated elsewhere.