Legislators are looking for ways to close gaps exposed by a recent ProPublica investigation. New York does less than other states to check nurses’ criminal backgrounds and often is slow to discipline licensees for lapses in care.

Sanders' campaign has already moved the Democratic Party, and its presumptive nominee, to the left. Clearly, one cannot expect Clinton to stay there without sustained pressure from this newly mobilized left—given her history and the Obama administration's neo-liberal policies—but the groundwork and mobilization to do that is now possible.
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Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts has received the prestigious distinction of being one of only 23 high schools handpicked from across the country for a premiere of the hard-hitting drama.

The Forest Hills foursome get a well-deserved tribute at the Queens Museum honoring their music, their roots, and their lasting influence.

The multiple award-winning musical, ‘Memphis,’ which opened last week at Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater, is the rare musical that showcases spectacular singing and dancing while boasting a storyline and characters so engaging that they stir your innermost sensibilities

Sanders' campaign has already moved the Democratic Party, and its presumptive nominee, to the left. Clearly, one cannot expect Clinton to stay there without sustained pressure from this newly mobilized left—given her history and the Obama administration's neo-liberal policies—but the groundwork and mobilization to do that is now possible.

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Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

William Flanagan's attorneys plan to ask the state Court of Appeals to hear the case next.

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

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"Essentially nothing has changed except the perception that Cuomo has brought about real change."

—Middle Country School District teacher Kevin Glynn


Anti-Common Core Fury Rages As Latest Exams Administered Across New York

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