New York

Evan Vucci / AP

New York’s delegation to the Republican National Convention is in the national spotlight for casting the votes to put Donald Trump over the top for the Presidential nomination in Cleveland this week, but not all of the state’s politicians are in agreement over some of Trump’s most controversial foreign policies.

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has created a permanent task force to protect exploited immigrant workers.

Cuomo says in the past year the state has ordered over 1,500 businesses to repay nearly $4 million to 7,500 workers who were cheated out of their pay. The new task force will make permanent and combine two existing task forces made up of labor and business leaders.

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

Wendy Long, the Republican who is challenging Chuck Schumer for his U.S. Senate seat in New York, spoke to members of the New York delegation to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Wednesday morning.  

Tappan Zee Bridge Reopens After Crane Collapse

Jul 20, 2016
David Leibstein / AP

All but one lane of the Tappan Zee Bridge will be open for the morning rush hour following a crane accident that shut the bridge for hours Tuesday afternoon.

Crane Collapses On Top Of Tappan Zee Bridge

Jul 19, 2016
David Leibstein / AP

A giant crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban highway crossing.

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