Angela Wozniak is running for the 143rd District post. The seat has been empty since January, when Dennis Gabryszak stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations.
A trial-level judge has dismissed a challenge to New York’s new gun law, rejecting legal claims that the law was pushed through the legislature improperly and that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment.
Charles Markel, a current Cheektowaga Councilman, has pleaded guilty to second degree offering a false instrument for filing, a misdemeanor.
The former chief adviser to Republican Gov. George Pataki is considering a run for New York attorney general and courting potential backers, state party officials said Wednesday.
Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino would make a “great governor” but says he will only win if he appeals to the party’s conservative base.
The Washington-based Tax Foundation says recent changes in New York law would raise the state’s corporate tax climate ranking from 25th to fourth best in the nation, while inching its overall ranking from last place to 48th, ahead of New Jersey and California.
Gun owners and Second Amendment rights advocates gathered in downtown Buffalo’s Niagara Square Tuesday afternoon to protest the NY SAFE Act by shredding gun registration forms.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to enter New York in an interstate agreement to award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the majority of the popular vote.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Commissioner of Social Services Carol Dankert-Maurer detailed a package of 19 legislative reforms designed to improve Child Protective Services on Tuesday.
New York’s new budget contains amendments to social services law intended to keep welfare recipients from spending government money on alcohol, gambling or strippers.
Owners of semi-automatic guns, deemed assault weapons, will be faced with a choice, Tuesday. Those gun owners must register their firearms or face a hefty charge, up to a felony.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has picked a former rival of his Republican opponent to serve on New York’s Board of Elections, a watchdog group that will play a vital role in the fall elections.