List by Category: New York News

Deals Reached on Major NYS Issues

03.15.12 | Bob Price

New York would see up to seven Las Vegas-style casinos, a doubled DNA database to fight crime and free innocent people, and a less cushy pension for future public workers under deals struck behind closed doors Wednesday.

Payraises for New York Judges ?

03.14.12 | Bob Price

The first salary increases for New York judges in 13 years appear headed for approval in the upcoming state budget, quietly ending one of Albany's long political dramas that recurred annually, then wound through the courts after frustrated jurists ...

NY Legislature poised to pass its election lines

03.14.12 | Bob Price

The Senate Republican and Assembly Democratic majorities are preparing to pass their own redistricting plan even as it's condemned by good-government groups as gerrymandering to protect their political interests.

More Jobs for New York

03.13.12 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more than 25,000 New Yorkers have landed jobs in the last four months through the innovative "Jobs Express" website.

Campbell, NY To Prep For "Man Camps"

03.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of Campbell is dealing with "man camps"-- camps of male gas drilling workers that are purposely put up to ease the strain on hotels because of the Marcellus Shale drilling boom. The "Corning Leader" reports on Monday, the town is expected ...

Tourism On The Thruway

03.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to place information kiosks along the 570-mile New York State Thruway. He unveiled a plan Thursday to place the kiosks at locations along the highway to direct drivers to historical sites, museums, and other ...

Giving parents more power in Rochester City Schools

03.07.12 | Bob Price

Should parents have the right to fire teachers in public schools?? The Flower City is thinking it over.

Is Governor Cuomo Fixing NY Schools?

03.06.12 | Jeremy Miller

New Yorkers Split Over Governor's Performance

Cuomo Approval Rating Drops

03.05.12 | Bob Price

After 14 months in office riding exceptionally high poll numbers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance ratings dropped a bit, and most New Yorkers see little improvement in key issues, according to a poll released Monday.

Mom who Stole Cancer Funds Sentenced in Western New York

03.01.12 | Bob Price

According to WIVB-TV in Buffalo, Prosecutors say Sherry Holcomb stole money from her son's cancer funds to feed her own gambling habit, but she won't spend a day behind bars.

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