List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

NY Governor Eyes Star Program Abuses

02.10.15 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to crack-down on abuses in the state's star rebate program. Last year,150-Thousand properties were tossed from the program for abuses. In his proposed budget, Cuomo wants to suspend star benefits from homeowners ...

Gas Drilling Sparring Front And Center In PA Enviromental Secretary Hearing

02.10.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Sparring over gas drilling and climate change are expected to spice up the Senate confirmation hearing for John Quigley as state environmental secretary sometime this spring. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary from 2009 to ...

"The Price Is Right" Comes To Binghamton

02.10.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The "Price is Right" is coming to Binghamton. The popular game show will take place at Veterans Memorial on April 8th. You can swap your seat on the couch for a seat in the audience. Tickets for the show will go on sale this Friday at 10 in the ...

Wolf Flips Approach On Pennsylvania Healthcare

02.10.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Obamacare is about to be expanded in Pennsylvania. In a major policy shift away from the path set by his GOP predecessor, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a Medicaid expansion program that he claims will provide poor people greater access ...

Construction Begins On First Upstate NY Casino

02.06.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Preliminary work has begun on one of the three new casinos that will be built in upstate New York. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that workers began clearing trees Wednesday at the future site of the $1.1 billion Montreign Resort ...

Former NY Senate Leader Convicted of Bribery

02.06.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Former state Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith was convicted Thursday for his part in a failed bribery scheme to get him the Republican ballot line for New York City mayor. A jury at White Plains federal court found Smith guilty Thursday of ...

PA Town Puts Up Signs Warning Residents Carry Guns

02.06.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A pint-sized town in Pennsylvania is putting up a bunch of signs, warning motorists there that many of it's residents are packing heat. In response to the rash of home invasions and petty crime, a rural Pennsylvania town is putting-up signs ...

Billboard In Harrisburg Calls For Joe Paterno's Statue To Be Restored

02.06.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A new billboard in the Harrisburg area is calling for Penn State to restore a symbol of Joe Paterno's legacy. The latest PS4Truth Billboard is calling for Penn State to return Paterno's statue to its former home outside of Beaver Stadium in State ...

NY Assembly Elects New Speaker

02.04.15 | Sarah Harnisch

For the first time in 21 years, the state Assembly on Tuesday elected a new leader. Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African American to serve as speaker of the Assembly in the chamber's 238-year history. The roll-call ...

NY Schools Want State Aid Doubled

02.04.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The state Education Department on Tuesday urged the state Legislature to increase school aid by nearly 10 percent in the coming fiscal year, saying the needs of students are at a critical moment. Acting Education Commissioner Elizabeth Berlin ...

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