CARS HOMES JOBS
 
ALBANY

NY reports $16.4M recovered in wage thefts

Friday, July 25, 2014
New York labor officials say investigators recovered and disbursed more than $16.4 million in wages, interest and damages in the first half of this year to 21,050 workers cheated out of proper pay and benefits.
 
ALBANY

Standard & Poor's upgrades NY bond ratings

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Standard & Poor's has raised its ratings of New York's general obligation and appropriation-backed bonds.
 
Cuomo facing call for criminal probe
ALBANY

Cuomo facing call for criminal probe

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Political foes of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Wednesday for prompt criminal investigation of his administration following a news report that his office thwarted attempts by his own special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him.
 
ALBANY

NY agencies collecting more gender data

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.
 
Racinos get OK to boost free play
CAPITOL

Racinos get OK to boost free play

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
New legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday will allow Saratoga Casino and Raceway to give out more free play credits to customers, a move the facility’s operators believe will help it stay competitive in the rapidly evolving landscape of legalized gambling.
 

Siena poll: Cuomo keeps big lead over Astorino

Monday, July 21, 2014
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.
 
Strike threat plays to Cuomo's image as pragmatist
ALBANY

Strike threat plays to Cuomo's image as pragmatist

Friday, July 18, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's work to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter rail system won praise from commuters and political observes alike — while playing nicely into his aggressively cultivated image as a pragmatist skilled at managing chaos.
 

Cuomo campaign creates Women's Equality Party

Thursday, July 17, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign and prominent Democrats have created a new Women's Equality ballot line for the fall election.
 

NY officials propose contraceptives bill

Thursday, July 17, 2014
New York's attorney general and a top state lawmaker are proposing a measure to help continue insurance coverage for contraceptives despite recent the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that businesses with religious objections can opt out of paying for birth control in their employee health plans.
 

Schneiderman $6.9M, Cahill nearly $1M in NY race

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Campaign finance reports for the New York attorney general's race show incumbent Eric Schneiderman with $6.9 million in his campaign fund, and challenger John Cahill with nearly $1 million.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Cuomo not worried about casinos

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The gaming industry in Atlantic City appears to be in free fall, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is not concerned about the future success of four casinos slated for upstate New York.
 
ALBANY

NY Gov. Cuomo raises $8.5M for re-election

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has raised another $8.5 million for his re-election, adding to a campaign account that now boasts a balance of more than $35 million.
 
ALBANY

NY state Sen. Maziarz says he won't run again

Monday, July 14, 2014
Longtime New York state Sen. George Maziarz will not seek re-election this fall amid reports that his former chief of staff is cooperating with a federal prosecutor on an investigation into his office.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown to state: 'It's been a real joy'

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Johnstown’s town supervisor has accused a state agency of trashing the town in more ways than one.
 
ALBANY

Democrats question Astorino work for media company

Friday, July 11, 2014
Democrats criticized Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Friday over work he does for a national media company, saying it may violate ethics rules in Westchester County, where Astorino is county executive.
 
 

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