Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he remains hopeful that members of the Public Employees Federation will ratify their contract in order to avoid layoffs.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that he will launch an online town hall — an interactive web site aimed to spark dialogue between New Yorkers and their state government
The sewage spill that for a time rendered the city's rivers unsafe for recreation this summer has prompted the City Council's Waterfront Committee to look for ways to improve the city's notifications to businesses directly affected.
The city's Congressional delegation is joining Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz in calling on the federal government to include Brooklyn as part of its major disaster declaration.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a record 23 primetime television series were being filmed in the five boroughs, as part of the city’s $5 billion entertainment industry that employs some 100,000 New Yorkers.
Mayor Bloomberg said the spikes in crime reported in several police precincts around the city are cause for concern, but the overall crime in the last four years remained the lowest in the city's history.
Recent unemployment figures for the city remain virtually unchanged since March — but some businesses in the five boroughs say they're flourishing.
Hundreds of New Yorkers braved the incessant rain Sunday to participate in an annual Queens tradition: the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.
Public housing buildings are falling into disrepair at a rate faster than the New York City Housing Authority can keep up with them, according to a resident survey.
At the last second and after weeks of contentious partisan posturing, the president and Congress have agreed on a deal to raise the public debt ceiling and reduce future deficits. But what does the bill actually do? Who's going to be affected and what's in line to get cut?
The city has cleared the way to move forward with the construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Two state lawmakers have agreed not to block a plan to build condominiums inside the park under a new agreement with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
For the second time this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference to offer sober warnings on the political gridlock over the national debt ceiling.
The federal minimum wage was last increased two years ago Sunday, and advocates for low-wage workers are renewing their push for another increase as the presidential campaign heats up.
New York City will hold a lottery for couples who want to get married on Sunday — the first day same-sex marriage will be legal, the mayor said Tuesday.
Same-sex marriage will soon be legal in New York — but more same-sex couples in New York City are already declaring their partnership with the Census Bureau.
The city announced the launch of a website aimed at collecting ideas for improving the city and connecting New Yorkers with their communities on Thursday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended Walmart against criticism that the big box store's $5 million donation to help create jobs was more of a PR ploy than a philanthropic gesture.
David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, joins Yasmeen Khan to discuss U.S. lawmakers' continuing efforts to reach an agreement on the debt limit. Senators are off today, but they're forgoing the rest of their July 4th recess to get back to work tomorrow.
Legislative leaders in Albany said Wednesday they were nearing final agreements on tuition increases at New York's universities expected to pass legislation late Wednesday or Thursday.
With the June 30 budget deadline looming, more than 100 advocacy group members gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday to urge Mayor Michael Bloomberg to scale back cuts they say would devastate the city's social safety net.