Todd Kaminsky

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A bill proposed in New York would shift recycling costs from local governments to packaging producers.

USGS Cheryl Hapke / National Park Service via AP

New legislation proposed in New York would set a state goal of conserving at least 30% of land by 2030.


A bill introduced last week in New York would require schools to teach students about the swastika and the noose as symbols of hate. Lawmakers say it is in response to a statewide spike in hate crimes.

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

Senators and assemblymembers are pushing for action to combat climate change before the legislative session ends later this month. But Governor Andrew Cuomo says the plan is too ambitious and unrealistic.

NYS Legislature Bans Offshore Drilling

Feb 6, 2019
Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The New York State Legislature has passed two bills to protect Long Island’s shoreline and marine life. The bills ban oil drilling and one style of commercial fishing.