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Latest Greg Ball Items
New York is considering breaking through a key political barrier with a bold new proposal to educate felons behind bars. It's a vital program that is a tough sell in much of the country.
A New York legislative staffer has been fired following a news report that a senator's bill memo appeared to have copied text from a high school student's Huffington Post article on killer whales.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While business groups and Republican legislators praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax cut proposals for the coming year, advocates for New York's disadvantaged expressed dismay at the Democrat's silence on issues like minimum wage, transgender rights and college aid for immigrants.
While the Obama administration calls for a ban on assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, the Department of Homeland Security is seeking to acquire 7,000 "personal defense weapons" — also known as "assault weapons" when owned by civilians.
New York lawmakers agreed to pass the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, and now dare other states and Washington to follow.
The legalization of gay marriage in New York now falls squarely on the shoulders of Republican state senators under intense political pressure from the important conservative bloc and internal polling that shows growing, but not necessarily majority, support for same-sex marriage.