President Trump told reporters in Washington that upstate New Yorkers should consider leaving the state because they’ve been treated badly.

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie have a new shared nickname: The Wonder Twins.

For the first time as mayor, Bill de Blasio on Thursday called for city agencies to cut their budgets, painting a grim economic outlook for New York City he said is the result of volatile nationwide economic activity, a loss in income tax revenue, and cuts and cost shifts in the state budget.

Freshman lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez launched her proposed “Green New Deal” on Thursday. Ocasio-Cortez along with Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey introduced their resolution, which aims to eliminate the U.S. carbon footprint by 2030.

Just days after the president declared in his State of the Union address that he would “never abolish ICE,” some freshman Democratic Lawmakers are responding.

Law enforcement leaders gathered in Albany to express opposition to the possible legalization of recreational marijuana Thursday. The New York State Sheriffs’ Association held a press conference at their offices. The parties involved had varying reasons for opposing legalization but agree it is a bad idea for New York.

A new report says New York State is making strides on updating its aging water infrastructure, but still calls the situation a “crisis.”

The Democratic-led state Senate on Thursday sent the Child Victims Act to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk as survivors of childhood sexual abuse urged him to approve it as soon as possible.

More than 200 workers at a local call center in Watertown will be laid off this spring. The Concentrix CVG Corporation on Arsenal Street lost a major client contract. The lost contract will lead to 232 employees to be laid off starting April 30.

Ethics regulators on Thursday announced Democratic former Sen. Marc Panepinto has been fined $10,000 stemming from allegations he sexually harassed a staff member and attempted to cover it up.

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said New York needs to review how gambling addiction is affecting people.

New York state spent $1.5 million to keep the Statue of Liberty open during the federal government’s partial shutdown.

RIP Frank Robinson.