Cuomo Budget Proposal Calls For Medicaid Savings, Pot Sales
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a $178 billion state budget proposal Tuesday that includes a plan to create a team tasked with reining in spending on Medicaid.
Siena Poll: Declining Support For New York’s Bail Changes
A new Siena College poll released Tuesday found declining support for recent changes to New York's bail law.
New York Governor Faces Deadline to Release Budget
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces a Tuesday deadline to release a budget proposal expected to address a looming $6 billion deficit fueled by soaring Medicaid costs.
Cuomo Taps Miranda, Liu And MLK III To Chair Census Council
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new Census Council will oversee outreach and other efforts to make sure the upcoming Census counts as many New Yorkers as possible.
A Third Hemp Processor is Coming to NY’s Southern Tier
A third hemp processor has set its sights on New York's Southern Tier. Great Eastern Hemp is reconfiguring a former sheltered workshop in Johnson City to produce CBD from industrial hemp. The company bought the vacant building for $2.2 million and plans to start processing later this year...
Malaysia Sends Back Trash, Says Won’t Be World’s Waste Bin
Malaysia has sent 150 containers of plastic waste back to mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year
Beltran Out As Mets Manager In Wake Of Sign Stealing Scandal
Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before managing even a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball.
House Votes To Send Trump Impeachment To Senate For Trial
The U.S. House has voted to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate.
Adoptees Can Access Birth Certificates Under New NY Law
New York has become the 10th state to allow adopted adults unrestricted access to their original birth certificate, a step that will help some investigate their family histories.
NY Officials Warn Of Rising Flu Cases, Hospitalizations
New York state says it's seeing more reported cases of influenza so far this season than in recent years.