If there were an over-under betting line on how many legal challenges the new system might attract, our advice would be to bet the “over.”
The soak-the-rich philosophy favored by the state Democratic Party’s progressive wing carries risks.
New York State leaders must step up now to protect seniors, long-term care residents, their families and the people who care for them.
Internet betting on any range of sports contests – allowing people to bet on their laptops from home or the office or on their phones while in the stadium watching a Buffalo Bills game – should be operating by year's end.
Talks continued over a plan to legalize mobile sports gambling and an effort to drive more than $2 billion to migrants in the country illegally and former prisoners.
The seven-day average positive rate for the five counties the state calls Western New York was 4.7% after reports were compiled among those receiving tests for the virus Sunday.
The final pieces of the budget, which was due by March 31, are still under negotiation, but officials are banking on legalization of mobile sports betting to be in it to help finance massive spending hike desires.
The legalization of adult use of cannabis in New York wiped out a whole category of laws related to possession and sales of marijuana.
When will Covid-19 release this region, and this country, from its grip – and how bad will things get before it does? The answer to both questions, public health experts insist, is up to us.
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo this week signed critical, if under-appreciated, legislation that will end a practice considered by many experts to const…
It became clear early Friday afternoon that final budget passage would not be coming over Easter weekend.
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The documents, released after multiple delays by Cuomo’s office over the months, did not shine specific light on how much the governor was paid or is due in royalties for the book deal.
Leadership is obviously important, but just as essential is the public’s willingness to heed the experts and stay the course.
The bill now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has ten days to approve or veto once it lands on his desk — otherwise, the bill becomes law. He has said he will sign it.
"As the country’s history shows, strong laws can make a difference," writes The News' Editorial Board.
The state associations of assessors, counties and towns all oppose the bill.
"It will be important for watchdogs both in and outside of government to keep a close eye on the program, ensuring that it lives up to its promises," writes The News' Editorial Board.
New Yorkers who are 30 years old and older can start booking appointments for the Covid-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today.
“I felt he was coming on to me in my own home," said Sherry Vill, a 55-year-old small business owner.
A new world of cannabis will open when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signs the recreational marijuana law this week as he said he would.
The total number of pandemic deaths in New York reached 40,330 Saturday.