Laws

January 07, 2019 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling for codifying abortion rights in New York state law. The Democrats shared the stage Monday at Barnard College in Manhattan, where members of the state Legislature and women's rights advocates...
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January 05, 2019 - 8:27 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Farm tractors and other slow-moving vehicles will be allowed to travel a little faster on New York roads under a new law. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that raises the speed at which slow-moving vehicles can travel from 25 mph to 35 mph. Farm vehicles...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walk from the West Wing to speak to reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about border security in the Situation Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Democratic-controlled House has moved toward defending former President Barack Obama's health care law against a federal court ruling that the statute is unconstitutional, part of the party's effort to use the issue to embarrass Republicans. The House has filed papers...
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January 04, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Democratic-controlled House has moved toward defending President Barack Obama's health care law against a federal court ruling that the statute is unconstitutional. The House has filed papers seeking to intervene in the case, which by itself is unlikely to have a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. The government says 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage next year under the Obama health law, even as supporters of the law appealed a court ruling declaring it unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 03, 2019 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under the Obama health law, the government said Thursday, reflecting steady enrollment as supporters of the law appealed a recent court ruling declaring it unconstitutional. The numbers from the Centers for Medicare...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. The government says 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage next year under the Obama health law, even as supporters of the law appealed a court ruling declaring it unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 03, 2019 - 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under the Obama health law, the government said Thursday, reflecting steady enrollment as supporters of the law appealed a recent court ruling declaring it unconstitutional. The numbers from the Centers for Medicare...
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January 03, 2019 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under the Obama health law, reflecting steady enrollment even as supporters of the law appeal a court ruling that declares it unconstitutional. Thursday's numbers underscore the unexpected staying...
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January 03, 2019 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 8.4 million Americans have signed up for coverage next year under the Obama health law, reflecting steady enrollment even as supporters of the law appeal a court ruling that declares it unconstitutional. Thursday's numbers underscore the unexpected staying...
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December 29, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed workers to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave after the death of a family member. The bill expanding the state's paid family leave law was opposed by the Business Council and other business groups. The council said it...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown steps down Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 bills into law during his last year in office, most of which take effect with the Jan. 1 start of the new year. They continue positioning California as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to Republican President Donald Trump on topics including climate change, criminal justice and gender discrimination. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 29, 2018 - 12:44 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning the state as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Donald Trump. The laws, most of which take effect Tuesday, ease criminal sentences...
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