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.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 30, 2014
Following the death of Avonte Oquendo, a New York teen with severe autism, lawmakers look for a solution.
by Josh Israel, Ian Millhiser Posted on January 29, 2014 Updated: January 29, 2014
When a reporter asked Grimm about a brewing controversy over his campaign finance practices, the second-term Congressman and former FBI agent angrily snapped that he would assault the reporter.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 22, 2014
When it comes to high-quality universal preschool, the devil is in the funding details.