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The Democratic Legislature eked out a major victory for organized labor, giving in-home child-care providers and personal care attendants the right to unionize at a time when union power is in full retreat in many state capitols.
A survey of likely voters finds that non-Latino whites make up 32 percent of the city's population but are likely to total 51 percent of the vote. Latinos make up 44 percent of the population, but many are ineligible to vote.
Three bills aimed at controlling gun violence gained final legislative approval in the state Assembly, making them the first of what is expected to be a big batch of gun control legislation to land on Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.
The high-end clothing line backed by reality star Khloe Kardashian yanked a New York-themed t-shirt from its website hours after New York Gov. Cuomo’s administration warned the item may be violating copyright law because the design of the $35 shirt looks almost identical to a state Department of Agriculture logo.
The city is the largest in the country that still does not fluoridate it's water supply and the debate over the issue has sharply divided it's usually polite progressives. Citizens will go to the polls to vote on the issue Tuesday.