New York State

New York State Capitol Building
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June 27, 2019 - 6:54 pm
New York state could soon become the first state to require ingredient labels on feminine hygiene products.
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Pregnancy
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June 20, 2019 - 7:29 pm
A proposal to legalize and regulate paid surrogacy in New York appears dead for the year in the state Legislature.
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New York State Attorney General Letita James
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June 11, 2019 - 5:02 pm
New York State Attorney General Letita James is leading a lawsuit coming from several states looking to block a proposed mega-merger in the cell phone world.
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Body camera
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June 03, 2019 - 2:12 pm
New York’s top prosecutor on Friday recommended all state police begin using body cameras.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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May 29, 2019 - 3:48 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year.
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May 23, 2019 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- Cutting back on copy paper has saved New York state agencies over $29 million in recent years. The figure comes from a state report issued Wednesday that examined the steps agencies have taken over the past seven years to reduce pollution, waste and energy use. According...
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New York State Capitol Buidling
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May 22, 2019 - 2:33 pm
New York state lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress.
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Sports betting
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May 08, 2019 - 7:38 pm
New York lawmakers are taking a closer look at authorizing sports betting on smart phones _ and whether it would require a change to the state Constitution.
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Electric scooter e-scooter
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May 04, 2019 - 11:27 am
There’s a proposal in New York State to legalize e-bikes and e-scooters, which have been illegal in the city for years despite their ubiquitous use.
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New York State Capitol Buidling
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April 30, 2019 - 3:43 pm
The state Senate's Republican minority has introduced a package of legislation that it says would counter changes made to New York's criminal justice system by majority Democrats.
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