New York http://wshu.org en NY's top banking regulator tries new tactic http://wshu.org/post/nys-top-banking-regulator-tries-new-tactic <p></p><p>New York’s top banking regulator says he wants to crackdown on not just companies involved in financial scandals, he wants the punish the workers too. Superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services Ben Lawsky was on Long Island Wednesday talking&nbsp;about this and other regulatory changes on the horizon. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:17:30 +0000 Charles Lane 15579 at http://wshu.org NY's top banking regulator tries new tactic Dream Act dies in NY State Senate http://wshu.org/post/dream-act-dies-ny-state-senate <p>The Dream Act is dead for now in New York State, after the State Senate voted down the measure that would have granted college tuition aid to the children of undocumented immigrants. The 30 to 29 vote defeating the Dream Act left leaders of rival Democratic factions pointing fingers.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:24:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14325 at http://wshu.org With data Gillibrand plans another push against Pentagon http://wshu.org/post/data-gillibrand-plans-another-push-against-pentagon <p></p><p>US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is moving forward on her effort to strip senior military commanders of their authority to investigate and prosecute sexual assaults. After&nbsp;her proposal failed in an emotional Senate vote last week&nbsp;Gillibrand says she will make another push in six to nine months. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:48:53 +0000 Charles Lane 13968 at http://wshu.org With data Gillibrand plans another push against Pentagon Gillibrand: Senate's rejection of military sexual assault bill not a failure http://wshu.org/post/gillibrand-senates-rejection-military-sexual-assault-bill-not-failure <p>After one year of lobbying her colleagues, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to&nbsp;change how the Pentagon handles sexual assault cases was rejected by the Senate on Thursday.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:24:09 +0000 Matt Laslo 13769 at http://wshu.org Gillibrand: Senate's rejection of military sexual assault bill not a failure Schneiderman: brokerages halt "insider trading 2.0" http://wshu.org/post/schneiderman-brokerages-halt-insider-trading-20 <p></p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he's reached a deal with 18 investment banks to halt what he calls Insider Trading 2.0. &nbsp;This&nbsp;is the latest in an ongoing investigation over something that isn't exactly illegal. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:18:35 +0000 Charles Lane 13398 at http://wshu.org Schneiderman: brokerages halt "insider trading 2.0"