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Push for single-payer health care, for and against

With the New York State Legislature set to end its session on June 2, pressure was building from both sides in the controversy over...

Building & Realty Institute to state lawmakers: ‘Where’s the money?’

The Building & Realty Institute of Westchester & the Mid-Hudson Region has asked state lawmakers to help landlords by doing whatever can be done...

Gov. Cuomo signs bill legalizing recreational marijuana

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo this morning signed into law the legislation that was passed yesterday by the New York state Legislature to legalize the...

New NY law to protect domestic violence victims from employment discrimination

One goal is to help make sure victims never have to worry about losing their jobs as they deal with the aftermath of what they’ve experienced.

State Sen. Shelley Mayer persists in pushing for prevailing wage law

Mayer has been a leading proponent of requiring developers who receive public money in connection with their projects to pay their nonunion workers at least the same wages and benefits they’d have to pay union workers.

NY businesses call for minimum wage increase

Nearly 400 businesses in New York, including Irvington-based Eileen Fisher Inc., support increasing the state minimum wage to $9 an hour.