List by Category: New York News

County Public Works Commissioner wants to use goats ..NOT lawmowers

04.09.12 | Bob Price

A public employee in western New York thinks chewing tops mowing any day.

New Yorkers Support Raising Minimum Wage

04.05.12 | Bob Price

The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found 78 percent of voters support raising the $7.25 minimum wage.

Fighters Want Mixed Martial Arts Legalized in New York (Courtesy of AP)

04.03.12 | Bob Price

Forty-five states would welcome the upcoming mixed martial arts title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. Their home state of New York still isn't one of them.

New York Landowners Consider Fracking Differently

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

An upstate New York landowners group is looking to partner with a Canadian company that uses liquid propane instead of controversial water-based hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas flowing into wells. Chris Denton is a lawyer representing the ...

NY Landowners Plan to Frack using Liquid Propane

03.29.12 | Bob Price

An upstate New York landowners group may have found a way to get around the state's de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling by using propane instead of water for hydraulic fracturing.

Cuomo, Legislative Leaders strike on-time Budget Deal for NY

03.28.12 | Bob Price

New York is poised to embark on a large economic development program, provide more assistance to the poor, and increase spending on public schools under a budget deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders.

Gas Prices Expected to Rise all Summer Long

03.27.12 | Bob Price

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, gas prices are up again this week.

Coalition Launched to work for NY Fracking Ban

03.26.12 | Bob Price

Dozens of grassroots environmental groups are joining forces to launch a coordinated campaign to ban natural gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York state.

Suspension upheld for NY boy over Violent Drawing

03.23.12 | Bob Price

Acknowledging school violence nationwide, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the suspension of a 10-year-old boy for a crayon drawing expressing a desire to blow up his school and its teachers.

Christians Hosting "Evangelical Presidential Straw Poll" In Albany Today

03.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

15-hundred conservative Christians flocked to Albany today for a political pep rally. It's the New York Family Research Foundation's Annual Legislative Day. Organizor Jason McGwire says "when the candidates see these are important issues, it causes ...

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