Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the FBI and prosecutors from the Justice Department’s public integrity unit. As part of the probe, investigators have scrutinized McAuliffe’s time as a board member of the Clinton Global Initiative, a vehicle of the charitable foundation set up by former President Bill Clinton.

Nebraskans are discussing a third-party run by their senator, Ben Sasse, after a Sunday Washington Post/ABC News poll revealed an unprecedented amount of dislike for the major party frontrunners: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Staten Island Rep. Dan Donovan, the only Republican representing New York City in Washington, said he is prepared to campaign for Trump in the five boroughs.

The Democratic Party is calling for party unity amid heightened tensions between Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s supporters and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Democratic National Committee chairwoman.

The leader of the state corrections officers union is urging members to boycott the Watertown Daily Times and the newspaper published a story last Thursday on abuse allegations at a northern New York prison.

The state Gaming Commission has approved a standardized table of penalties for outlets that wrongfully serve underage gamblers. The penalties range from written warnings for lottery ticket retailers involved in a first violation, to $25,000 for un-escorted minors in Video lottery terminal parlors, race tracks or OTB tele-theaters.

The NYC Correction union headed by Norman Seabrook is being taken to court for barring a foe from trying to unseat him in next month’s election.

National Grid’s electric and natural gas delivery rates will remain frozen where they are for the next two years, the state Public Service Commission announced today.

RIP Nicholas “Nick” DiNapoli, father of state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, who died at the age of 92 yesterday.

President Barack Obama took a detour on his Asia trip today when he dined with celebrity chef and adventurous eater Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam. Their meal and conversation will be featured in a September episode of CNN’s “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown.” (Their meal cost $6 U.S.)

Even though it is not here now, one type of mosquito that can transmit Zika virus may eventually migrate to Central New York, according to a mosquito-borne disease expert at Upstate Medical Univerity.

The company Assemblyman Bill Nojay used to be paid for campaign work for Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren’s 2013 primary race and a second firm he co-owned that’s embroiled in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, were not listed on his annual financial disclosure forms.

Consistent with New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative, the New York Independent System Operator today announced new market rules that will enable certain on-site generation resources to participate in New York’s wholesale electricity markets.

Road and bridge construction on state highways will be suspended for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

The New York City Council is expected to approve legislation Wednesday to reduce penalties for violations such as urinating in public, having open containers of alcohol and littering.

Nassau Town Supervisor David Fleming said Kinder Morgan has withdrawn its application to run the NED Pipeline through the town.

Rep. Brian Higgins called on the state Department of Transportation to formally assess alternative transportation routes to Buffalo’s Skyway – the elevated highway along the downtown waterfront.

Twitter recently had to combat a pornbot that hacked the Twitter account of the late David Carr, the renowned The New York Time’s reporter who had a sudden death in February 2015 at the age of 58.

Kris Jenner, the matriarch of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, is involved with a shady $105,000-a-year business school run by a for-profit organization that has run afoul of the state Education Department.