Public school students in New York City have made little to no progress in reading and math since 2009.
A majority of New Yorkers, including Republicans, support tax increases for state residents making over $1 million per year, new poll says.
City Council Members Melissa Mark-Viverito, Robert Jackson and Ydanis Rodriguez voiced support for a state bill to curb marijuana-related arrests.
Throngs of New York's political elite turned out for the music-filled funeral of former Gov. Hugh Carey at St. Patrick's Cathedral Thursday.
The state Senate was reportedly close to passing a revised version of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Dennis Walcott was hailed as "exceptionally qualified" to take over as Schools Chancellor by a state panel.
The radiation is not expected to pose a health risk, the state's Health Department said.
Wall Street employees got less in cash bonuses, but more in overall pay last year, a report released Wednesday said.
Patients wait up to five hours to receive care at emergency rooms around the state, according to reports.
The number of New York state residents on food stamps jumped 11 percent to three million over 2009.
Only 23 percent of public high school students were college- or career-ready after four years, a report said.
Breaking with her father, Barbara Bush, announced her support for gay marriage in a video released Monday.
A survey of New York State voters found that 56 percent support legislation legalizing same-sex marriage.
New York State has reportedly earned more than $1 million, selling everything from lawnmowers to vintage fire trucks.
The state's proposal would restrict new development, a city official said.
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