Bill authorizing Suffolk County wastewater district and 1/8% county sales tax hike, subject to mandatory referendum, is signed into law
Legislation authorizing a county-wide wastewater management district in Suffolk and an additional 1/8-cent sales tax to finance a water quality restoration fund was enacted this week in Albany.
Tentative $229 billion budget deal fully funds foundation aid to schools, raises minimum wage and limits MTA payroll tax hike to...
The “conceptual agreement with legislative leaders will allow both houses to begin adopting bills to implement the 2024 budget.
A ban on the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet stores will take effect in 2024 in New York State under a bill signed into law today by Gov. Kathy Hochul.
State lawmakers move to codify abortion rights in state constitution after overturning of Roe v. Wade
State lawmakers are moving ahead with codifying abortion rights into the New York State Constitution, after the U.S. Supreme Court last month overturned the landmark decision of Roe v. Wade, which held a woman's right to an abortion was guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.
Here are 15 bills of interest passed by both chambers during the frenzied closing days of the state legislative session in Albany.
The $175.5 billion budget deal includes a permanent 2-percent property tax cap, an additional $1 billion in education funding, tolls on Manhattan streets and criminal justice reforms. It does not include the governor’s proposal to legalize the recreational use and sale of marijuana.
For only the second time since his election to the New York State Senate in 1976, Sen. Ken LaValle returns to Albany as a member of that chamber’s minority party.
Budgets approved by both State Senate and Assembly would dramatically increase funding to combat heroin epidemic
State lawmakers look to increase by up to 40 percent spending to combat the escalating heroin crisis in New York.