Edward Austin Johnson, November 23, 1860 – July 24, 1944, was an attorney who became the first African-American member of the New York state legislature when he was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1917.
The New York State Senate and Assembly ended their 2022 legislative session on Saturday, June 4th, 2022, with many legislators returning to their districts to campaign for re-election.
After receiving unanimous support from the New York State Senate, the New York State Assembly passed the Living Donor Support Act yesterday.
As of Monday, March 14, 2022, the New York State Senate and Assembly have each submitted their respective one-house budget resolutions.
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) is celebrating the passage of two bills by the New York State legislature.
Bessie Allison Buchanan, March 7, 1902 – September 7, 1980, of Manhattan in NYC became the first African-American woman to hold a seat in the New York State Legislature.
The Apollo announced today that it will officially open the doors to The Apollo Stages at the revitalized Victoria Theater on Thursday, February 1—marking the first physical expansion in the institution’s 90-year history.
Today, in a private ceremony, Governor Kathy Hochul signed New York Senate Bill 1902A (S1902A/A1245A) into law.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today applauded the State Legislature for passing legislation, sponsored by State Senator Brian Kavanagh.
Today, the NY State Senate took decisive leadership on climate and energy and brought New Yorkers closer to cleaner energy.
The Adams administration today co-hosted a rally with members of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Caucus.
New York Attorney General Letitia James and New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin co-led a coalition of 12 attorneys general.
Today, the New York State Cannabis Control Board (CCB) voted to approve the Office of Cannabis Management’s New York Social Equity & Economic (NYSEE) Plan.
New York is on the verge of becoming the first state from Harlem to Hawaii with a law requiring new buildings to be constructed without fossil fuel systems.
New York Attorney General Letitia James, State Senator Brian Kavanagh, State Senator Zellnor Myrie, and Assemblymember Helene Weinstein today announced new legislation.