List by Author: Traci Lynn Woolsey

A group of New York GOP senators favor more hearings for the farm labor bill

04.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Last month, state Senators Jessica Ramos and Jen Metzger announced there would be hearings on the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act in just three of New York's 62 counties. 11 Republican senators want to give more upstate farmers a...

Conservatives caution as supporters of clean energy aim to clamor for their cause at the NY capitol today

04.09.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Chair of the Conservative Party of New York State Jerry Kassar likens the "expensive" new bill to the Green New Deal on the national level. Kassar tells Family Life News, people need to consider the number "of jobs that will be lost.  How...

Controversy continues for canceling the “chicken” contract in Buffalo

04.08.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, a state-owned operation, is calling a meeting today to talk about the move last week to pull the plug on a planned Chick-fil-A location. Food service vendor Delaware North chose to quash plans for...

The rules have changed for smoke detectors in the Empire State

04.01.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Starting today, all new or replacement smoke detectors in New York state need to be powered by a sealed, non-removable ten-year battery, or hardwired to the building. You will not be required to remove or replace existing smoke detectors...

Funds for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station may not be on the chopping block

03.22.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Congressman Brian Higgins has shared a Department of Defense list of 400 projects which could be compromised to free up funds to secure the border wall. The contract for the air station's fitness facility upgrade is not slated to be awarded...

The swelling field of 2020 Presidential candidates has grown again

03.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The testing of the White House waters is over for Kirsten Gillibrand.  The U.S. Senator from the Empire State just made the run official over the weekend. The Democrat has spent more than a month traveling to Iowa and New Hampshire to...

Spectrum internet customers in NY have a new reason to check their bill

03.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Charter-Spectrum has starting to roll out a one-time credit to internet customers as part its $172 million fraud settlement with New York State. The AG’s office said it's believed to be the largest payout to customers by an internet...

Looking for a NY wilderness getaway this summer?

03.04.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Gather up some riding boots and firewood. New York state’s DEC says campers can now reserve sites at the new Frontier Town State Campground in the Adirondacks. The site, once home to a theme park, is part of a new "Gateway to the...

City officials in PA force Catholic agency to approve same-sex relationships

02.26.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Catholic Social Services helped 2,200 foster children last year. The agency in Philadelphia has been placing foster children in homes for a century. Nick Reaves with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty says, the city has said if the agency...

NY courthouses open bathrooms based on gender identity

02.25.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Restroom facilities in courthouses across the Empire are now open to a person’s chosen identity rather than birth-gender. GENDA, New York's Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Act was signed into law by Governor Cuomo in...

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