Natural organic reduction, as it’s known, has drawn adherents in the several other states that already offer this burial alternative.
The state comptroller wants to return New Yorkers’ money tied up in old accounts and missed checks. Here’s how you can get your money.
Gov. Kathy Hochul outlines a $229 billion spending plan that leaves many questions unanswered — but helps New York City, from NYCHA to the MTA.
As of April 1, any adult can perform a marriage anywhere in New York State with a special one-day license. Here’s how it works.
From helping judges set bail to spurring housing development, big plans from Hochul are encountering fierce resistance from state lawmakers.
Final Map of ‘Climate Disadvantaged’ Communities Now Includes Blocks Previously Excluded — But Other Vulnerable Areas Left Out
A block in Hollis, Queens, where a family died during Hurricane Ida is now considered a state priority. But a similar block in Woodside isn’t on the final map.
Business owners looking for retail space to site licensed weed stores say the state Dormitory Authority is rejecting locations deemed too close to competing state-leased storefronts.
Proponents of a state bill already killed three times are still trying to pass measures to shield drivers from surprise fees and collection agency harassment.
Local soundstages have taken a hit in an industry subsidy arms race that has NYC losing productions across the Hudson River and beyond.
The MTA and programs for renewable energy and mental health receive boosts — but progressives’ minimum wage hike and corporate tax hike demands got no traction.
The judiciary committee voted Gov. Kathy Hochul’s nominee down 10 to 9. Senate Democrats say his candidacy is dead, but Hochul says the full Senate needs to vote.
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The blueprint to slash carbon emissions and usher New York into a less fossil fuel dependent future gives Albany policymakers strategies for hitting targets decades away.
Information remains scant and inconsistent for neighbors as New York’s first legal pot dispensaries move toward opening.
Advocates are calling on Albany and to ramp up security on benefits cards — while officials say the law ties their hands when it comes to reimbursing the stolen funds.
Tax abatements, tenant vouchers and zoning overrides are just some of the tools the newly elected governor could deploy.
While pre-election polls showed a close race, Democrats’ overwhelming registration advantage and late get-out-the-vote effort were enough for the incumbent to prevail.
Six takeaways from the head-to-head between the gubernatorial candidates, as polls show a tightening race.
New York City’s share of U.S. securities industry jobs is now less than one in five, says state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, down from one in three in the 2000s.
While the city and state are taking some steps to mitigate future flooding, victims, experts and government officials themselves say more needs to be done.
The former lieutenant governor on Wednesday will ask a federal judge to dismiss charges arising from a campaign matching-funds scheme first exposed by THE CITY.
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