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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is locked in a race that is turning out to be closer than expected, is busy gathering support from fellow Democrats as the campaign enters its … Full Article

Cuomo challenger will fight to stay on NY ballot

Law professor Zephyr Teachout on Thursday defended her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. … Full Article

Poll: Cuomo lead cut after allegations

ALBANY— New polling suggests that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's lead over his GOP challenger shrank following news that his administration is being investigated for meddling with an anti-corruption commission. … Full Article

Schumer: NYC has become wild, Wild West for drones

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer warned on Sunday that drones are spying on New York City citizens, being used by crooks and sometimes flying out of control. … Full Article

Cuomo considering trip to Israel despite Gaza conflict

ALBANY— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation's ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza. … Full Article

Chikungunya hits Long Island – and Schumer wants action to stop spread

The first thing to know about Chikungunya is there is no cure. The second thing is it’s a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, which has spread like wildfire from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean and South America. … Full Article

Poll shows voter suspicion of NY legislators

ALBANY— A Siena College poll of likely New York voters shows 65 percent think most state legislators do what's best for themselves and their political friends and that it's no surprise when another one gets indicted. … Full Article

Lentol advocates Homeowners Bill of Rights

Insurance companies would be mandated to spell out – in plain English, not bureaucratic double talk – the details of policy coverage in the event of a natural disaster if a bill recently passed by the State Assembly becomes law. … Full Article

Sikora launches campaign for Millman's Assembly seat

Pete Sikora officially launched his candidacy for Brooklyn’s 52nd-Assembly District on Smith Street Tuesday morning with endorsements from state Senator Daniel Squadron, Councilmembers Brad Lander and Steve Levin, and a clutch of adorable toddlers. … Full Article

Minority leaders to Cuomo: ‘Do the right thing’ for LICH

Minority leaders on Friday called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to “do the right thing” and halt the sale of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Group. … Full Article

SUNY board officially approves sale of Long Island College Hospital to Fortis

After more than a year of community protests and litigation, trustees for the State University of New York (SUNY) voted to approve the sale of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to developer Fortis Property Gro … Full Article
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