New York


New York to Rehab Bridges Around the State

The state budget proposal from Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo includes more than $100 million to rehabilitate or replace infrastructure around the state. Around $50 million is earmarked for bridge and…

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NY Expands Power to Go After Repeat Toll Evaders

New York State has expanded power to go after repeat toll evaders. A new regulation allows the state Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend the registration of motorists who fail…

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NY Senate Again Votes to Stop NYC’s Bag Fee

The New York state Senate late Tuesday passed legislation for the second time to bar New York City from implementing a fee on plastic or paper shopping bags. Starting Feb.…

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Cuomo Meets Trump, Discusses Taxes, Obamacare

Gov. Andrew Cuomo met President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower Wednesday, discussing issues including tax policy and GOP plans to repeal the federal health care law. Cuomo said he wanted…

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Regional Briefs – January 18, 2017

Hillary Clinton Would Defeat de Blasio if She Runs NEW YORK – There’s no proof she is interested in the job, but a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows Hillary Clinton…

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Regional Briefs – January 17, 2017

Pilot Program: NJ Food Stamp Recipients to Shop Online TRENTON – New Jersey was among seven states selected by the USDA for a two-year pilot program for purchasing with food…

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Tiffany Feels the Trump Effect on 5th Avenue

Security barricades, protesters and a perpetual media encampment in and around Trump Tower since the election tarnished sales at Tiffany, the posh jeweler whose flagship store is just steps from…

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Regional Briefs – January 16, 2017

Officials Suspend Search For Missing Fisherman LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. – Authorities suspended their search for a missing fisherman Monday, three days after his clam boat was found empty on…

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Liberal Activists to Protest Trump on Thursday

Not all the A-listers who stumped for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be hiding under their 3,000-thread-count sheets this week. On Thursday, the day before President-elect Donald Trump is…

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Regional Briefs – January 15, 2017

Cuomo Wants More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants 69 more charging stations for electric vehicles along the Thruway and another 500 at workplaces around the…

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Tax-Filing Season in New York Begins Jan. 23

Tax season is looming in New York. The state Department of Taxation and Finance says the income tax filing season officially begins Monday, Jan. 23. The deadline to file 2016…

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NYC Quarantines 500 Cats, Fearing the Flu

Hundreds of homeless New York City cats have been quarantined after health officials discovered many infected with a strand of bird flu. About 386 cats that live in city shelters…

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Regional Briefs – January 12, 2017

Pair Makes False 911 Call to Get Out of Traffic Stop BURLINGTON, N.J. – A Bronx man driving on a flat tire Tuesday called 911 to report a false robbery…

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