NY officials urge quicker process to clear asylum seekers for work
Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams want the Biden administration to expedite the process for legal asylum seekers to get their working papers.
Hochul's order mobilizes National Guard, addresses NY asylum seeker influx
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued an executive order ahead of an expected increase in asylum seekers she said will allow the state to mobilize more National Guard members and to quickly react to food and supply needs.
New York to ban natural gas stoves, furnaces in most new buildings
The policy is part of a national movement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Here's how the $229-billion budget will change the lives of New Yorkers by 2026
The budget includes a lot of contentious policies; some say it will help New Yorkers, while others say the deal will give them a reason to flee the Empire State
Gov. Hochul signs bill expanding access to contraceptives
Under the law that will take effect in November 2024, trained pharmacists will be able to distribute self-administered hormonal contraceptives including oral birth control pills, vaginal rings, and the patch to New Yorkers.
Gov. Hochul: New York judges will get more power in setting bail
Judges in New York will be getting more discretion to jail people awaiting trial.
Gov. Hochul announces tentative deal on NY state budget
The budget, which is 29 days past due and counting, was held up in the fight over bail reform, a topic that has divided the state and fractured the Democratic Party.
Company behind NY's red light and speed cameras wins contracts despite lawsuits
There is growing controversy surrounding Verra Mobility Corporation, the company behind New York's red light and speed cameras. The company has been sued by NYC in the past for overbilling, but continues to receive contracts.
New York becomes latest state to stockpile abortion-inducing pills
New York is joining other states in stockpiling abortion pills. It's a response to a ruling in Texas that would limit access to a commonly used abortion drug.
Brooklyn Success Academy student goes to Harvard
Geah, who is the captain of her high school chess team firmly believes chess is what helped her get into not one but two Ivy League schools.
Battle over bail reform holding up New York state budget
It’s Gov.Kathy Hochul’s second time negotiating a budget and now the second time a budget has been late under her administration.
$20 minimum wage could come to New York as inflation persists
New York is among the states where legislation has been filed to boost minimum wages to $20 or more.
New York nears deal creating first ban in the country on gas stoves for new homes
Lawmakers in New York are gearing up to enact legislation that would prohibit gas stoves from being used.
Gov. Hochul unveils new crime stats, pushes for bail reform changes
Gov. Kathy Hochul is reiterating her call to amend New York's bail reform laws.
Gov. Hochul joins GDNY: Bail reform, affordable housing and more
Bail reform, affordable housing and more: Gov. Kathy Hochul joined Good Day New York to discuss a variety of topics.
George Santos cosponsors bill to make the AR-15 the National Gun of the U.S.
Republican Rep. George Santos is cosponsoring the AR-15 National Gun Act to make the weapon the "National Gun of the United States".
NY state budget leaves Adams, Hochul at odds
Mayor Eric Adams is warning of cuts to city services if some of Governor Kathy Hochul’s budget proposals are approved.
Gov. Hochul proposes changes to New York's concealed carry laws
More changes could be on the way for New York's concealed carry law after Governor Kathy Hochul made several new proposals in her latest budget.
NY governor proposes $227 billion budget
Governor Kathy Hochul is proposing a $227 billion dollar budget for the next fiscal year.
Fallout from NY state Senate's rejection of Hector Lasalle as chief judge continues
Governor Kathy Hochul is the first governor in New York’s history to have her pick for the state’s top judge rejected, but she is not admitting defeat just yet.