Long Island

Karen DeWitt / WAMC

Some Democratic lawmakers are pushing for a measure that would make anonymous political ads on Facebook and other social media illegal. They say the ads are being abused to falsely represent their positions on issues.

Hans Pennink / AP

On Thursday, Governor Cuomo will detail his proposals to help New Yorkers affected by changes to the federal tax law. But Republicans who rule the State Senate are cool to the ideas, including one that creates a payroll tax instead of a state income tax.

New Ad Campaign Targets Dating Violence Among Teens

Feb 14, 2018
Rebekah Sherry / WSHU

New York State and Suffolk County have launched an ad campaign that targets dating violence and abuse among teenagers on Long Island.  

Hans Pennink / AP

Governor Cuomo’s budget director says 30-day amendments to the governor’s spending plan due out later this week will include an overhaul of the state’s tax code. It will include plans to ease the effects of the loss of the state and local tax deductions in the new federal tax overhaul.

Ted S. Warren / AP

Health officials in Connecticut say the flu epidemic will get worse before it gets better, and they’re taking steps to try to stop the virus from spreading.