Regional

Update on New York City Democratic Primary Races

The Democratic Party held primaries in New York City on Tuesday, June 25, for who will represent the party in the general elections on Nevember 5, 2019. In the Brooklyn…

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N.Y. Landlords Unite to Overturn New Rent Rules

Two powerful landlord groups are formulating a lawsuit that they hope will reverse rent rules signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week that place obstacles before owners seeking to raise…

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Regional Briefs – June 24, 2019

Officials: Sleeping Firefighter Struck, Killed By Ambulance PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York firefighter has died after an ambulance responding to a call struck him, apparently as…

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Cuomo to Visit Israel

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a two-day trade mission to Israel this week, which he said was also in show of solidarity in the front against anti-Semitism. The…

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Regional Briefs – June 23, 2019

New Jersey Picks Danish Firm Orsted for Wind Energy Project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the…

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New York Decriminalizes Marijuana

Lawmakers in New York state have voted to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana after efforts to legalize the drug stalled. The measure would reduce low-level…

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