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  • New Mediation Process Proposed For Homeowners Disputing Catastrophe Claim Payments

    The state Insurance Department recommended legislation that would create a new mediation process to resolve disputes between homeowners and insurers over claims from catastrophes, such as hurricanes. The mediation would be paid by the insurer, though...
  • As Other States Make Progress On Gun Control, Connecticut Left Behind

    As Other States Make Progress On Gun Control, Connecticut Left Behind
    If any legislature in the country had the political momentum to quickly pass strong gun control laws this year it seemed that Connecticut did, where 26 children and women were killed in the Newtown school massacre Dec. 14. But as Connecticut legislators...
  • States Provide Lucrative Subsidies For Gunmakers

    — Governments in nine states have awarded at least $49 million in subsidies in the past five years to gun and ammunition makers whose products are under scrutiny after the school shootings in Newtown. Almost 85 percent of those tax breaks or...
  • Poorer Americans 'Trapped In World The Gun Nuts Have Made'

    In the aftermath of the Newtown shootings, the national conversation on gun control is supposedly getting serious. To me, it looks like both sides are sticking to their familiar entrenchments. Still, there are glimmers of hope that some common-sense gun...
  • N.Y. Senate Takes First Step To Tighten Gun Controls

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won a state Senate vote to toughen gun controls and make it easier to keep firearms away from the mentally ill, putting New York a step closer to becoming the first to take action after the Newtown school massacre. The bill...
  • New York faces 'massive housing problem' after Sandy, governor says

    New York faces 'massive housing problem' after Sandy, governor says
    Kevin Cordova's family tried cooking hot food to stay warm. They wore their winter coats inside and buried themselves under blankets. But on Sunday, six days after powerful winds from Superstorm Sandy knocked out their power, temperatures dipped so low...
  • Extra day of voting possible in New York

    Extra day of voting possible in New York
    Voters in some New York counties may get an extra day to cast ballots if disruptions caused by Superstorm Sandy prevent enough citizens from showing up at the polls, a state official said Sunday. County election officials could ask the New York state...
  • Locate Your Polling Place in the Tri-State Area

    Locate Your Polling Place in the Tri-State Area
    Don't know where your polling place is? Check out these helpful links: NEW YORK - www.elections.ny.gov ***NOTE: New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy can vote at any polling station on Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced as New York City...
  • As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power

    As Region Prepares For Nor'easter, Long Islanders Still Without Power
    Thousands of cold and anxious LIPA customers waited for electricity on Long Island Tuesday. In Oceanside the neighborhoods were dark. Only generators powered some businesses and lights. More than a week after Sandy pummeled Long Island, power lines...
  • Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions

    Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions
    General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...
  • Assemblyman 'Gropez' Sex Scandal Grows

    Assemblyman 'Gropez' Sex Scandal Grows
    Three words.  One directive.  All laid out in chalk in front of Vito Lopez's office.  It's obvious that Lopez, in office since 1984 and one of the most powerful Democratic politicians, is now persona non-grata in his district.   In fact, Democrats...
  • Cuomo Signs New Gun Control Measures In New York

    — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the shooting last month in Newtown. The bill passed the Democratic-led Assembly Tuesday afternoon, a day after...