Tag: New York

Exit Skelos, Enter Flanagan: What Albany’s Power Switch Means for NY

Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.

Controversial Mute Swans ‘Management Plan’ Public Input Period Ending

The DEC has considered shooting, euthanizing, sterilizing and capturing the silent waterfowl, as well as destroying their nests and eggs.

Common Core Opponents Predict Record-Breaking Numbers Of Students Opting Out

"It’s a remarkable and unusual movement, grounded in three powerful motives: parents’ fierce protectiveness of their children, teachers’ drive to protect the classroom from a culture of fear and senseless unusable tests, and the public desire to protect our democracy."

Former State Sen. Owen Johnson, 85, Dies

The veteran lawmaker served 20 terms in the State Senate representing the people of Suffolk County.

Edgar Allan Poe Death Anniversary Resurrects Writer’s Visions

Their love transcends even death.... And so does Poe's legacy.

New SUNY Sexual Assault Policy Similar to California’s ‘Yes Means Yes’

"There has been an epidemic of sexual violence in this country that is truly disturbing and it is plaguing our college campuses."

Cuomo Holds Off Teachout Challenge in NY Dem Primary

The stage is now set for the gubernatorial race between Cuomo and Republican candidate, Rob Astorino, the Westchester County Executive.

Court says Zephyr Teachout is a New Yorker but Cuomo will...

“When Andrew Cuomo picked a fight with me, he was really picking a fight with the voters of New York,” Teachout told the Press.

Astorino Blasted for Likening Cuomo to ‘Mafia Boss’

“Your flippant use of such a derogatory reference calls into question whether you have the necessary character, temperament and integrity to hold the office you seek."

Zephyr Teachout Wants Andrew Cuomo & Common Core Out

“He broke all those promises, and instead has governed as a trickle-down Republican taking advantage of the lack of good anti-corruption laws in this state.”