New York State

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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Catholic church
Dreamstime
Jane Lasky
November 18, 2019 - 7:42 pm
A church and anti-abortion pregnancy centers want to strike down New York's new law that prevents employers from discriminating against employees over their reproductive health decisions.
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Identification Papers
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Associated Press
November 14, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Adoptees can soon obtain a certified birth certificate under a new law passed by the Democratic-controlled Legislature.
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Climate change protest in Times Square.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 10, 2019 - 12:41 pm
New York is facing calls to create a $1 billion fund for climate change projects ranging from mass transit to aid to municipalities when fossil fuel plants close.
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Facebook
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Facebook's latest foes: nearly every U.S. state.
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New York School for the Deaf
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Twelve women say in a lawsuit that they were sexually abused as children while attending a prestigious school for the hearing impaired.
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