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The battle to replace the country’s longest-serving Hispanic congressman, Rep. Jose Serrano, could show the strength of ethnic voting blocs in one of the country’s few majority-Latino districts.
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Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's concerns, records show state and federal courts repeatedly have upheld laws requiring children to be vaccinated before they can attend school, saying compulsory vaccinations don’t violate constitutional rights.
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The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio is considering demolishing and rebuilding some New York City Housing Authority properties in Chelsea in partnership with private developers to raise money.
New York City’s internal wireless network that crashed earlier this month has over the last decade morphed into a nearly $900 million taxpayer money pit that’s about to sink much deeper.
Prosecutors are defending the investigation that led to the arrest of Rep. Chris Collins, answering concerns that the probe may have violated an obscure constitutional clause in a way that could complicate or upend their case.
President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico won't have much of an impact nationwide, but it would give a boost to some industries that are especially important to the Western New York economy.
Undocumented immigrants would get sanctuary across New York state under a plan being pushed by state Sen. Jose Serrano Jr., who said the timing is right to expand the controversial policy already in effect in New York City.
The long saga to make the 68th Street Hunter College subway station fully accessible under the Americans With Disabilities Act has dragged on because of Upper East Side opposition – and costs for the project have nearly doubled.
Cuomo directed state police to increase patrols on Easter Sunday outside churches and other houses of worship in an "abundance of caution" after blasts killed nearly 300 in Sri Lanka.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s latest fare hike went into effect Sunday – weekly unlimited-ride MetroCards rose by 3% from $32 to $33, while the cost of a 30-day unlimited pass climbed by 5% from $121 to $127.
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Having bravely been approved by Cuomo and the state Legislature, congestion pricing cannot now be sent to its death by a thousand exemptions and exceptions – if you take a private vehicle into the zone south of 60th St., you pay.
Before de Blasio indulges his presidential hopes with another trip to Iowa or Nevada, he has some pressing business closer to home, like filling dozens of key positions in the city government.
It’s hard to believe Democratic lawmakers in Albany can be so cruel – and to mostly poor, minority kids, no less – by not lifting, nor considering to lift, the cap on new charter schools.
In their latest abysmal display of utter incompetence, the highly paid contractors tasked with instituting all-important safety technology on the Long Island Rail Road seem not to understand the difference between soldering and bolting.
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Rudolph Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, said there is “nothing wrong” with a campaign accepting information from Russians, defending the Trump team’s efforts to obtain damaging material about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 race.
Democrats have sidestepped the debate over reparations for African-Americans for decades, but now the issue is bubbling up in the House, and the new majority is wrestling with how to tackle it ahead of the 2020 campaign.