New York state will ban all gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035

New York 09/14/21, 16:10

Gas-powered vehicle sales will be effectively phased out across New York state no later than the year 2035. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) recently signed Assembly Bill A4302 into law, which aims to make all in-state new passenger car and truck sales zero-emissions within 14 years. "New York is implementing the nation's most ...

Democratic NY Gov. Cuomo complains about ‘unfair’ resignation

New York 08/24/21, 18:14

A Democrat from New York started looking for a new job on Aug. 23. Andrew Cuomo has officially finished up as governor of the Empire State. He took the opportunity to express dissatisfaction with the state Attorney General Office's investigation of sexual harassment allegations against him. "The attorney general's report was designed ...

Incoming NY governor supports school mask mandate for children

New York 08/16/21, 02:25

Kathy Hochul gave her blessing for schools to force children to cover their noses and mouths across New York, on Aug. 15. The incoming state governor described mandatory face masks in classrooms as a vital step to help cope with a new wave of COVID-19 infections. "Masks for kids in schools, ...

Jumaane Williams wins race for NYC public advocate

New York 02/26/19, 22:40

Democratic City Council member Jumaane Williams won a special election Tuesday to serve as New York City's public advocate, a position that holds little authority but offers access to a bully pulpit that can be used to scold more powerful officeholders.Williams defeated 16 other candidates to fill a vacancy created ...

Oscar-winner Julianne Moore helps unveil Cuomo initiatives

Entertainment 02/19/19, 16:18

Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore has helped New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration unveil the governor's series of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women in New York.Moore joined Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (HOH'-kuhl) on Tuesday at Lincoln Center in Manhattan for an event launching Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Women's Justice ...

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