by Katie Valentine Posted on June 3, 2014
The two states will soon be building barriers, levees, and breakwaters to help protect their coastlines against storm surge and sea level rise.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 20, 2014
Senate Democrats in New York are renewing efforts to protect the state from the byproducts of the fracking boom in Pennsylvania.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 6, 2014
The NBA's swift action on issues of racism has reignited the fight against the name of Washington's football team and others like it.
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by Josh Israel Posted on April 29, 2014
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) was indicted in federal court last week for alleged improper business practices at a restaurant he oversaw until 2010.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 26, 2014
Because the winner of the presidential election should be the person with the most votes.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 25, 2014
"States must be proactive in passing legislation that safeguards protections for reproductive health care decisions, including contraception."
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 20, 2014
After years of illegally discharging hundreds of tons of carcinogens into the air, Tonawanda Coke just outside of Buffalo, NY was sentenced on Wednesday to pay a $12.5 million fine.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 13, 2014
The terminal is near low-income communities, a playground, an elementary school, a senior facility, and a center for the disabled.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 10, 2014
New York State lawmakers passed a paid family leave proposal, although it's future is still uncertain.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 6, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.