New York

Matt Slocum / AP

The resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz over the release of emails showing that staff favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders overshadowed other news at the beginning of the Democratic National Convention.  

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Now that the Republican National Convention is over, the next step for Republicans, after the Democrats are done with their gathering, is to begin the presidential election campaign. The head of Trump’s New York campaign say he expects the state to be in play.

Matt Rourke / AP

New York’s delegates have high hopes for their nominee Donald Trump’s speech tonight, but some also want him to tone down some of his rhetoric and act more presidential.

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.

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