Ex-governor to lead push Sands' push for casino in NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. David Paterson is joining Las Vegas Sands to lead the casino and resort developer's push for a casino in New York City. Voters have already a...

County clerk files suit over NY immigrant license law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county clerk in western New York filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the country illegally. ...

Trump: People are leaving New York 'like never before'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that people are moving out of New York "like never before" — but the reality of population changes in the president's home state is more comp...

NY may require feminine hygiene products to list ingredients

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York could soon become the first state to require ingredient labels on feminine hygiene products under legislation awaiting action by the governor. The measur...

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers are poised Thursday to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine requirements in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades. The Democr...

NY Assembly votes to give driver's licenses for immigrants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would become the 13th state to permit driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the country illegally under legislation passed the state Assembly Wednesday. ...

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, governor says

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he will sign a deal negotiated by legislative leaders that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than a million tenants in a...

Medicaid bought sex offenders' erectile dysfunction drugs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's publicly funded Medicaid program paid more than $63,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments for sex offenders, despite laws banning such expenses....

New York mulls ending ban on paid surrogacy contracts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Legislature could soon repeal one of the nation's last bans on paid surrogacy contracts, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of another person or coup...

NY Senate again approves access to Trump's tax returns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's state Senate has voted again to allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress. The Democrat-led chamber appr...

NY bill to let US House see Trump's state returns narrowed

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant Congress access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump has been revised to address concerns that it could jeopardize the privacy ...

'Death traps': Parents of limo crash victims urge new laws

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York state urged legislators Thursday to pass tougher safety regulations to get unsafe vehicles and operators off the ro...

Woman makes sure decorated WWII Marine isn't forgotten

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A decorated Marine who served in World War II is being remembered following his death in New York thanks to an unlikely friendship with a young woman determined to see him get the ...

New York City may try tolling its way out of traffic mess

NEW YORK (AP) — Long-ringed by some of the most expensive toll roads in the U.S., New York City is poised to take things even further with a plan to charge drivers who motor into the most congested pa...

NY mulls medication-assisted opioid treatment in all lockups

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is considering providing medication-assisted treatment to all prison and jail inmates struggling with opioid addiction. Experts say drugs suc...