Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation to protect New Yorkers personal accounts in the workplace.
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed new legislation intending to strengthen workers' rights by requiring notice of unemployment benefits.
Wednesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul signs a package of new laws intending to combat human trafficking.
A new law signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul will require local jails to provide voter registration information to individuals being released from local correctional facilities.
Some New York State lawmakers are hoping to reduce child poverty rates in the state by passing legislation to expand certain tax credits.
Anticipating a potential government shutdown in Washington, D.C. the Governor expresses concern about federal assistance on the migrant crisis.
Friday, New York State lawmakers hear testimony on impaired driving. One family travels several hours to Albany to share their story.
As the nation anticipates the next presidential election, Gov. Kathy Hochul signs nine bills into law intending to strengthen voting rights--including legislation to allow voters the ability to vote by mail.
A new law in New York State will nearly double the maximum fine for telemarketers who violate the Do Not Call registry.
New York State officials continue to express concern about the number of car thefts of Kia and Hyundai 2011 to 2022 models.
Friday Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation to help non-profits access automobile liability insurance through out of state liability insurance companies.
At a time when workers across the state are organizing or going on strike against companies such as Amazon and Starbucks, the Governor signs legislation intending to protect their free speech rights.
This week some New York state lawmakers continue to push Gov. Kathy Hochul to call them back to Albany for a special legislative session addressing the migrant crisis.
On the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation intending to help victims and survivors.
In the most recent legislative session in Albany, lawmakers passed legislation intending to increase penalties for wage theft--an issue some lawmakers said is significant in the state.
Thursday morning, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation intending to establish student government organizations in high schools where they do not exist and expand access to advanced placement classes.
This week some New York state lawmakers are urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to call a special session of the legislature to address the ongoing migrant crisis.
Attorney General Letitia James helps to make changes to a multibillion dollar settlement with 3M, a chemical company, over lawsuits of contaminating public drinking water across the country.
This week the first two cohorts graduate from the New York State Department of Labor's first direct entry program for registered apprenticeships in advanced manufacturing.
In the wake of national legislation trying to prohibit trans students from fully participating in school sports, some advocates said there is more work to be done in Albany.
Some New York State lawmakers are hoping Gov. Kathy Hochul will sign legislation that would establish a commission on reparations remedies for slavery, before the end of the year.
In this year's state budget Nourish NY, a farm-to-food bank program received a total of $50 million. Some New York State lawmakers are concerned about access and funding distribution for the farm-to-food bank program.
In the most recent legislative session in Albany, some New York State lawmakers introduced legislation to establish a wind turbine pilot program in the Great Lakes intending to progress the state's climate goals.
Thursday morning Gov. Kathy Hochul sent a letter to the White House asking them to provide expedited work authorizations, financial assistance, and the use of federal lands and facilities for shelters for the thousands of asylum seekers in the state.
Construction workers on open street projects will soon receive a prevailing wage, after Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law the Roadway Excavation Quality Assurance Act.
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation to safeguard the Hudson River from radioactive waste.