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Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A residency requirement for college students seeking free tuition at New York’s public colleges is drawing criticism. Governor Cuomo defends the late addition to the plan, approved as part of the state budget earlier this month.

Alex Brandon / AP

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions specifically cited gang violence on Long Island as he called for enhanced border security and immigration reform.

Gang Violence Shakes Long Island Community

Apr 18, 2017
Claudia Torrens / AP

A Long Island community is on edge as it mourns the death of four teenage boys in what is a suspected MS-13 gang-related killing.

Gov. Cuomo's New York Agenda Feeds Talk Of Presidential Run

Apr 14, 2017
Darren McGee/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP, FIle

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his first-in-the-nation proposal to make state college tuition free for middle-class students, he stood next to Bernie Sanders. This week when Cuomo celebrated its approval, he was arm in arm with Hillary Clinton.

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic

Connecticut and New York are among nine northeastern states petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to limit air pollution that drifts in from the Rust Belt.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says the state has the highest level of ozone in the Northeast, due in large part to interstate pollution that comes from coal-fired power plants in states likes Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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