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NORML gives Cuomo high marks, Lamont passing grade for marijuana legalization...

New York is frequently mentioned by media outlets as one of the states most likely to pass legalization bills this year, while Connecticut's Democratic leadership has cited the issue as a priority in 2020.

70,000 tipped workers in New York state to receive minimum wage...

The restaurant industry, where tipping is ingrained, is not affected.

Westhab breaks ground on $45M Dayspring Commons campus in Yonkers

Westhab, the Yonkers-based nonprofit founded in 1981 to help deal with the lack of affordable housing in Westchester, held a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 11...

NY and CT appeal ruling upholding SALT cap

“The Trump Administration’s SALT policy is retribution politics – plain and simple,” said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Fixing transportation is a top priority, Lamont tells Stamford Chamber

“We’ve got to hit the elephant in the room – getting our fiscal house in order,” the governor said in his remarks to the Chamber of Commerce. “I just want to get this thing going."

Govs. Lamont and Cuomo partner on e-cig and legalized marijuana guidelines

New York has banned flavored e-cigarette sales but Connecticut has not.

Yonkers is first city in New York to officially ban selling...

The Yonkers ban, set to go into effect Oct. 1, comes in the midst of growing national concern over the potential effects of vaping, and the belief that flavored e-cigarettes are designed to appeal primarily to minors.

Trump golf course, wages and single-payer covered at HVDEC/WCA event

“If government makes a significant investment in a project, one of the things we expect is that the workers employed as part of that project are paid a wage that allows them to live as part of the community," said Assemblyman David Buchwald.

Lamont and Cuomo ranked among nation’s least popular governors

Massachusetts’s Republican Gov. Charlie Baker was judged most popular with a 73% approval rating.

Gov. Cuomo charged up over electric vehicle sales in NY state

The number of electric vehicles on the road jumped to 36,854 in 2018, up from 24,551 in 2017.

Gov. Cuomo and Hudson Valley pols push for federal tax reform

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ5Ea9KS1ys In Mount Kisco this afternoon, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo launched a “Tax Fairness for the Middle Class Campaign” in the company of politicians and...

Letters to the editor: Cuomo administration’s energy blockade

This burden for New York families has been created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who continues to block job-creating natural gas pipeline projects.

Former county executive Astorino weighs in on NY’s income tax shortfall

“Look at the mindset in Albany. It’s just spend like crazy,” former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said.

Connecticut lawmakers say they’re getting closer to legalizing recreational marijuana

Developing a consistently reliable DUI test for marijuana users is a key consideration, according to area lawmakers.

Gov. Cuomo sees light at end of Gateway Tunnel

The Gateway Tunnel project had been moving forward under the Obama Administration, but was put on hold when Trump took office.