List by Author: Jeremy Miller

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to help recent college graduates buy homes

01.16.17 | Bob Price, Jeremy Miller

His proposal would offer subsidized low-interest loans and down payment assistance to graduates who settle upstate.    The governor says the $5 million program would help young workers invest in their futures and encourage more highly...

A couple of Syracuse organizations are hoping to convince people to stay home for good

12.27.16 | Jeremy Miller

The groups Believe in Syracuse and Forty Below host networking events to build support for the central New York community.Last night they held their third annual Come Home Syracuse Event in an effort to convince people to come back and stay.15...

NY state has opened a housing project in the Fingerlakes for homeless veterans and vets battling substance abuse

12.05.16 | Jeremy Miller

The $2.6 million project is aimed at providing these vets a place to live in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties. Residents are able to get necessary services and can work toward becoming stable and activein the community.The sites in the...

An effort to raise the salary of NY state lawmakers has been rejected

11.15.16 | Jeremy Miller

The legislature in Albany has not had a raise since 1999, but still make the third-highest legislative salary in the country.Lawmakers now make $79,500 a year for part-time work. Lawmakers could call a lame-duck session to vote on a pay raise...

Senator Chuck Schumer says wireless emergency alerts that go out across the state should come with photos

09.26.16 | Jeremy Miller

Schumer is upset, saying the emergency message sent last week didn't have enough information.He wants the FCC to upgrade the nation's wireless emergency alert system because he says it's outdated. The current system is only capable of sending...

Members of an Oneida County church where a teenager was beaten to death are now suing the town

08.31.16 | Jeremy Miller

19 year-old Lucas Leonard and his brother Christopher were brutally beaten inside the Word of Life Church in New Hartford last October.  Lucas later dies from his injuries.  The nine members who police say were involved, have been...