A replacement for the aging and outdated Port Authority Bus Terminal may be a decade or more away, but officials at the agency said Wednesday they plan to improve commuters' daily experience with a series of smaller measures while rethinking a long-term capital plan to include a new facility.
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.
A new poll of likely New York voters shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continuing his lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino, still largely unknown statewide.
The Siena College poll finds 60 percent would vote now for Cuomo and 23 percent for Astorino, the Westchester County executive.
The poll shows 61 percent have a favorable view of Cuomo, while 61 percent have no opinion of Astorino, down from 69 percent a month ago.
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.
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.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he is taking a "see how it goes" approach to the contract dispute between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).