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Westchester officials call on state to increase aid program

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano called the lack of an increase in the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities fund a “slow strangulation of city governments.”

Latimer ‘tired of excuses,’ calls for resignations of Con Ed, NYSEG...

“Along with both presidents stepping down, I would also like a clean sweep of senior management, and I want a new philosophy adopted," the county executive said.

Tunnel vision: NY again explores Long Island Sound crossing

A recent study found the project could cost up to $55 billion.

Cuomo proposes $34M investment, name change at Stewart Airport

The governor called on the Port Authority to approve the investment, which would rebranded the airport as New York International at Stewart Field.

NYPA operations center to monitor 24,000 sensors to track digitized grid

The New York Power Authority launched a central command center in White Plains that will use real-time data and predictive analytics to monitor its grid and power plants.

Colleges weigh uncertain impact of state’s Excelsior Scholarship debut

In the first semester under Excelsior Scholarship program, state and private schools compete for students in a new landscape.

Cuomo signs bill allowing medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

The state estimates that approximately 19,000 people with PTSD in New York could benefit from the use of medical marijuana. 

Petition to scrap Mario M. Cuomo bridge naming gets 40,000 signatures

“We want our bridge’s name back,” the petition states.

Trump’s health care executive order draws rebuke from NY officials

President Trump announced plans to cut off federal subsidy payments to health insurance companies. On Wednesday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a motion to compel the federal government to pay the subsidies.

Indian Point lawsuit to be heard in Westchester, despite state challenge

A state supreme court judge in White Plains has denied a request from the state to move the court proceedings to Albany.

First span of Tappan Zee Bridge replacement opens

Four lanes of Rockland-bound traffic will begin crossing the first span late Friday night into Saturday morning.

Innovation voucher program for small businesses awaits governor’s signature

“It’s a relatively small incentive,” David Buchwald said, “but it will get folks to focus on ideas and dreams and make them a reality.”

Aetna leaving Hartford for Manhattan

The majority of its 5,800 employees will remain in Hartford, at least for now.

County executives say look to schools, not local governments, for big...

“If you’re going to go whale watching, you have to go where the whales are,” Astorino said. “The schools are the whales.”

New York launches tools to enforce new minimum wage

A 200-member, multi-agency minimum wage enforcement and outreach unit will police the wage market.