News: New York State

Lawmakers Ask Hochul To Fully Fund Veterans Support Program
NEW YORK STATE
Karen DeWitt | November 12, 2021
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers are asking Gov. Kathy Hochul to commit to full funding for a program for New York’s veterans who are coping with post-traumatic stress disorder from their time in service. Sen. Sue Serino, a Republican, and Assemblymember Didi Barrett, a Democrat, said the program -- ...
Ballot Redistricting Proposition Draws Mixed Reviews
NEW YORK STATE
Karen DeWitt | November 1, 2021
For the second time in seven years, New Yorkers are being asked on the fall ballot to alter the state’s constitution to make changes to the redistricting process, which every 10 years draws new lines for congressional, Senate and Assembly districts. The measure has mixed support from government reform groups. ...
Sheriff Says Cuomo Criminal Complaint Case Is ‘Solid’
NEW YORK STATE
Karen DeWitt | November 1, 2021
More details emerged Friday about the criminal complaint filed against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple explained some of the confusion surrounding the release of the document, which charges Cuomo with the misdemeanor crime of forcibly touching a female staffer at the executive mansion late ...