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New York Limousine Crash Victims’ Relatives Call for Stronger Regulations

Relatives of some of the 20 people killed in an upstate New York stretch limousine crash urged quick action on safety legislation Thursday so other families won’t have to endure the grief they have carried for the past year. A …

Calls for New Regulation Mount as New York Limo Crash Victims Mourned

The day after a mourning community said last goodbyes to eight of 20 victims of a limousine crash – four sisters and four other relatives – the Senate’s top Democrat called on federal regulators to formulate new safety standards for …

Two More Counties Added to New York’s Lake Flooding Disaster Declaration

New York officials say two more counties that sustained extensive shoreline damage from Lake Ontario flooding last year are now eligible for federal recovery aid. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, all Democrats, announced Friday …