Record $71.9 million spent on lobbying New York City officials in 2014: report
Power players are spending more cash than ever to influence city government officials through lobbying, a new city report shows.
Lobbyists brought in $71.9 million to target city government in 2014, a record high, according… READ MORE
NY towns look to secede to PA over taxes, hydrofracking…
Conklin, NY | The local economy is pushing one organization in Upstate New York to pose a question: Is it possible to secede to Pennsylvania?
The Upstate New York Towns Association is researching this very… READ MORE
Seahawks coach shrugs at 9/11 truther rumors
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is not backing down from his support among 9/11 truthers.
Carroll, who will coach the… READ MORE
Sheldon Silver, N.Y. Assembly speaker, accused of masking bribes as legitimate income, feds say
NEW YORK — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on corruption charges and accused of using his… READ MORE
New York City may yank terror report to appease Muslims, settle suits: report
New York City may take down a terror report from its website that alerts law enforcement and citizens alike to… READ MORE
Study used to bolster NY fracking ban developed by anti-fracking ‘activists’
New York state’s controversial new fracking ban was bolstered in part by research written and peer-reviewed by scientists with ties… READ MORE
New York Gov. Cuomo to travel to Cuba
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly planning to head to Cuba for a trade mission in the coming months.… READ MORE
NY State Senators Look to Introduce ‘Death With Dignity’ Legislation This Month
After a terminally ill woman made headlines when she moved to Oregon so she could end her life under a… READ MORE
NY Dem’s advice to Obama: Veto Keystone
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday said that even if Democrats are able to make amendments to legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, he would still urge President Obama to veto it.
Provisions that could… READ MORE
Cuomo sued by veteran after insomnia treatment prompts gun confiscation
A U.S. Navy veteran and retired police detective is suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials for confiscating his gun permit and four handguns after he voluntarily sought medical treatment for insomnia.… READ MORE
25,000 cops, family arrive for fallen NYPD officer’s funeral
Thousands of police officers from across the country have gathered in New York City for the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a police officer shot to death with his partner in an ambush last week.
The… READ MORE
Protesters heckle NYPD cops paying respects at slain officers’ memorial
A CNN correspondent at the makeshift memorial to slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos reported seeing a small group of protesters heckling police officers who were there to pay their respects.
Sara Ganim… READ MORE
Obama’s ‘propaganda’ pushed people to ‘hate the police,’ Giuliani says
President Obama has engaged in “propaganda” encouraging people to “hate the police,” former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) charged a day after two city police officers were shot and killed in their patrol… READ MORE