List by Author: Bill Price

NY Governor Pushes to Ban E-Cigs from Indoor Use

01.23.15 | Bill Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets kids. According to the governor's office, there is little quality control on the production of the devices or the nicotine liquids they use. Among the concerns is a ...

Cuomo Outlines Host of Proposals in State of State Address

01.22.15 | Bill Price

In his state of the state that doubled as a budget presentation, the governor laid out a sprawling list of priorities for 2015. The $142 billion budget includes tax cuts for small businesses and tax relief for homeowners. The governor wants changes ...

Proposed Changes to NY's Juvenile Prosecutions

01.20.15 | Bill Price

A juvenile justice panel recommends raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York from 16 to 18, shifting non-violent offenses for those under 18 to Family Court, and keeping young people out of adult jails. Those recommendations are part ...

Cuomo Pushes for NY Lawmaker Raise

01.20.15 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is working on a plan that may give lawmakers their first raise since 1999. On Monday, Cuomo recommended setting up a commission that would evaluate the salaries of lawmakers and statewide officials every 4 years. ...

NY's Casino Locations Announced

12.18.14 | Bill Price

The State Gaming Facilities Location Board awarded three Vegas-style casino licenses instead of four. Those licenses are going to Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties. The Montreign Resort in the Catskills town of Thompson, the Lago Resort in ...

No Pay Raise for New York Lawmakers

12.16.14 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says there's no agreement on a legislative pay raise because state lawmakers can't agree on campaign finance and ethics reforms. Lawmakers have suggested returning to Albany for a lame-duck session this month to give ...

NY Attorney General Requests Waived Fees for Storm Victims

12.04.14 | Bill Price

Eric Schneiderman says he's asked banks and utilities to waive late payment fees for Western New York Residents involved in the recent snowstorm. He also says he's directing house counselors and legal services providers to help residents resolve ...

NY Casino Decision Expected Soon

11.25.14 | Bill Price

A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected December 17th. ... Is expected December 17th. That's the date a board reviewing casino applications is expected to meet for the final time. That board is tasked ...

Female Vote Key in Tuesday's Election

11.03.14 | Bill Price

Women are emerging as this year's most sought-after voting block as candidates in New York and Pennsylvania square-off on issues important to the female vote. Democrats are using the narrative "war on women" to try and undercut Republican momentum ...

HarborCenter Nearing Completion: Says Goodbye to Crane

10.17.14 | Bill Price

As HarborCenter prepares to open its doors in the next two weeks, a sort of milestone was reached at the end of Thursday's workday. It was the last day on the job for the site's crane operator. "The crane you'll see start to come down early next ...

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