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New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay Fatally Shoots Himself In Cemetery

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state assemblyman facing a Republican primary challenge next week and a fraud trial in Cambodia has killed himself. 193 more words


DC 37 Announces Key Endorsements in the City's Primary Election for State Legislative Seats


DC 37 has endorsed candidates for six state legislative races in New York’s Tuesday, Sept. 13 primary.

The union backs Sen. Roxanne Persuad, Democrat from Brooklyn’s 19th District. 353 more words

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Republican Club president running against Kavanagh

By Sabina Mollot

For Stuyvesant Town resident Frank Scala, this is not his first time running for office in a race as a longshot candidate. In fact, it was just two years ago when Scala, who’s also the president of the Albano Republican Club, entered a race without even trying to win. 1,024 more words


'Tampon tax' officially eliminated in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York has become the most recent state to make tampons and feminine hygiene products exempt from local and state sales tax. 228 more words


State Lawmakers Include Plan To Expand Boozy Sunday Brunch Times, Fight Opioid Addiction

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Boozy Sunday brunches, expanded screening for breast cancer and a plan to confront opioid addiction all came out on top Friday as New York state lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 session. 730 more words


New York State Assembly seeks to pass bill to reform lead testing in schools

NEW YORK — New York State senate passed a measure Thursday that protects children from potential lead poisoning found in the water at school buildings. 552 more words


Former Speaker Silver Disbarred 4 Months After Conviction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has lost his license to practice law, four months after he was convicted of fraud and extortion. 230 more words