Kathy Hochul
New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ administration wants to house migrants in a notorious federal jail that was closed after disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide there led to its squalid conditions being deemed unsafe for humans.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is highlighting her public safety platform in a bid to help Democrats retake control of the House.
A freight train has derailed in upstate New York, disrupting Amtrak service and prompting authorities to close roads in the area.
Officials say more than a dozen passengers suffered injuries when a commuter train derailed in New York City.
Local officials say there’s no immediate sign of health or safety risks from a northern New York solar farm battery fire that burned overnight and may persist for some time.
A blaze that burned batteries at a northern New York solar farm is prompting Gov. Kathy Hochul to advise residents to avoid the smoke coming from the rural site near Lake Ontario.
The contests have names such as Predator Slam, Squirrel Scramble and Final Fling for Fox. And they sometimes challenge hunters to bag the heaviest coyote or the heftiest bunch of squirrels to win a cash prize.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she wants the state to have regulatory authority over boats that operate in caves and similar waterways following a fatal tour boat accident this week.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in Albany passed a $229 billion spending plan that will increase the state’s minimum wage, tweak its bail laws and attempt to curb illegal and unlicensed marijuana shops.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is banning natural gas stoves and furnaces in most new buildings, a policy that’s part of a national movement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
New Yorkers next year won’t have to go through their doctors to get prescription contraceptives under a bill that Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed into law.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers began voting Monday on a $229 billion state budget due a month ago that would raise the minimum wage, crack down on illicit pot shops and ban gas stoves and furnaces in new buildings.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judges in New York will have more discretion to jail people awaiting trial for alleged crimes, Gov.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders were looking at ways to crack down on illicit pot shops threatening the state’s fledgling legal market for recreational marijuana as part of negotiations on the overdue budget.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Senate confirmed Rowan Wilson as the state’s first Black chief judge Tuesday, two months after lawmakers dealt Gov.
New York is joining other states in stockpiling abortion pills. It’s a response to a ruling in Texas that would limit access to a commonly used abortion drug.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has nominated Rowan D. Wilson as chief judge of the state’s highest court, her second candidate for the job.
A proposal to create more affordable housing statewide has run into howls of opposition in one of the birthplaces of the American suburb.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York legislative leaders said Thursday they expected to miss the deadline for adopting a new state budget as they negotiate with fellow Democrat Gov.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Senate rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nominee to be the state’s chief judge Wednesday, an extraordinary defeat for the state’s top Democrat delivered by legislative leaders in her own party.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 10,000 New York state employees will be eligible for 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave starting Tuesday under a new policy from Gov.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Three weeks after a state Senate committee rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s pick for chief judge of New York’s highest court, a lawmaker filed suit Thursday seeking to force a full floor vote on the nominee.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul proposed dramatic spending to help New York City handle a wave of international migrants and to stabilize its reeling public transit system with her $227 billion state budget Wednesday, even as she warned of tougher economic times ahead.
A huge new commuter rail terminal built in caverns beneath New York City’s landmark Grand Central Terminal received its first regular passenger trains Wednesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nominee to lead the state’s highest court was rejected by a state Senate panel Wednesday, dealing the governor a high-profile setback after weeks of criticism from progressive activists and union officials about the judge’s record.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Department of Health is “exploring its options” after a state Supreme Court judge struck down a statewide mandate requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the agency said Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and other prominent state Democrats and Latino leaders on Saturday demanded the governor’s chief judge nominee receive a fair hearing on Wednesday, pushing back on claims by liberal lawmakers that Hector D.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and other prominent state Democrats and Latino leaders on Saturday demanded the governor’s chief judge nominee receive a fair hearing on Wednesday, pushing back on claims by liberal lawmakers that Hector D.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul stressed her commitment to public safety in her annual address to state lawmakers Tuesday, pledging to expand the number of available beds in psychiatric treatment facilities and to again tackle the politically sensitive issue of bail reform.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul was urged Monday to withdraw her chief judge nominee by liberal lawmakers who claim he’s too conservative and would tilt the state’s top court too far to the right.