New York State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 07, 2020 - 12:03 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that New York state was extending the moratorium on evictions until August as millions of renters face financial uncertainty amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
Sophia Hall
February 18, 2020 - 11:05 am
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran wants to change the recent state bail reform law and give judges more leniency to set bail. Critics of the bail reform law say judges hands are tied because they have to release a person if they commit certain crimes, no matter their criminal history.
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Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb
Ontario County Sheriff's Office
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 7:18 pm
A state Republican lawmaker who was charged with drunken driving and blamed his wife for a New Year’s Eve crash said Thursday he will not run for reelection this year.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Associated Press
February 11, 2020 - 6:33 pm
As jail populations continue to plummet in the state, New York's governor is proposing to allow counties to opt into regional lockups instead of solely operating their own facility.
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Marijuana
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Associated Press
January 28, 2020 - 6:54 pm
New York could have one of the most lenient marijuana possession thresholds in the nation if an alternative legalization proposal is passed this session.
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Court
Michał Chodyra
Associated Press
January 15, 2020 - 7:19 pm
Individuals facing deportation would have a statutory right to a lawyer if they can't afford one under legislation introduced Wednesday.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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AP News
January 05, 2020 - 12:15 pm
New York lawmakers are set to return to Albany this week for the start of the new legislative session, and a second year of near-total control of state government by Democrats.
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Boy Scouts of America
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Associated Press
December 27, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A Boy Scouts of America leader has been charged with sexually abusing two children in western New York.
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Styrofoam Food Containers
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Associated Press
December 17, 2019 - 5:43 pm
A ban on single-use food and beverage containers made from polystyrene foam was proposed Tuesday by New York's governor.
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Opioids (Getty)
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Associated Press
December 10, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Health officials say opioid overdose deaths have declined for the first time in a decade among New Yorkers outside of New York City.
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