Politics

Vaccine
Dreamstime
May 31, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Vaccines for public school students are required in New York state, unless parents claim the shots violate their religious beliefs.
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Kim Yong Chol
AP Photo/Andy Wong
May 30, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday, in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years.
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Bill de Blasio
Alex Silverman/WCBS 880
May 30, 2018 - 2:57 pm
If Albany does not act soon, legislation authorizing the use of speed cameras near New York City schools will expire.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
May 30, 2018 - 2:24 pm
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team in recent months has been showing more interest in President Donald Trump’s interactions with Attorney General Jeff Sessions concerning Sessions’ recusal from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
May 29, 2018 - 1:18 pm
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Not even two weeks after a teacher and a student from Paramus, New Jersey were killed in a school bus crash , there is a call for the federal government to make the buses safer. “I couldn’t believe that only eight states – only eight – require any type of seat belts,”...
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Transgender Pride Flag
Dreamstime
May 29, 2018 - 1:01 pm
New Jersey could soon enact some of the most progressive transgender laws in the country, KYW Newrsadio reported.
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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney
Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS
May 29, 2018 - 12:32 pm
U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-New York) has formed an exploratory committee for a run for state attorney general, according to a published report.
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Scott Stringer
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
May 29, 2018 - 11:59 am
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday released a new report finding “pervasive” delays in the city’s contract system, particularly when it comes to human services.
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Liz Holtzman, Peter Haskell
WCBS 880
May 29, 2018 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The number of women serving in Congress and other elected positions has grown dramatically over the years, but many say progress is taking too long. In this week’s segment of The New Wave: Women in Politics, Peter Haskell looks at calls to get more women elected to office...
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Andrew Cuomo
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 28, 2018 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein will get a fair trial on sex charges. As WCBS 880’s Mike Sugerman reported, Cuomo also said the investigation into how the case has been handled continues. The governor has been outspoken on the Weinstein...
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