List by Category: New York News

Deadline Arrives for New York Casino Applications

06.30.14 | Bob Price

Forget fax machines or email attachments - developers hoping to build casinos in New York state used boxes, binders and trucks to submit their proposals to gambling regulators ahead of Monday's application deadline. Contenders for one of up to ...

New York Top Court OKs Local Gas-Drilling Bans

06.30.14 | Bob Price

New York's top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders. The state Court of Appeals affirmed a midlevel appeals court ...

Chuck Schumer Wants To Child Proof E-Cigarette Liquid

06.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Citing a rising number of calls to poison control centers relating to liquid nicotine, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday called on the federal government to require child-proof caps on containers used to refill e-cigarettes. Poison control ...

NY Governor Gave Permission To Watch The World Cup

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

You had permission. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved an extra hour of lunch for all employees in New York State to watch the USA versus Germany game. Cuomo wrote a letter in response to Coach USA Jurgan Klinsman, saying New York stands ...

A Senate Shakeup Could Result In Major Changes In NY

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A hydrofracking moratorium, a higher minimum wage, stronger abortion protections and public financing of campaigns would top the agenda for Senate Democrats if they win a majority in November. The decision late Wednesday by a five-member Senate ...

NY Senate To Shift To Democratic Control

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Senate has been operating under Republican control since a team of 5 Democrats began voting with Republicans. That's about to change, after Governor Cuomo announced he will fight for the state Senate. The governor issued an ultimatum ...

Proposed Tyre Casino Has A Name And A Pricetag

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A proposed casino in the tiny town of Tyre, New York now has a name-- and a price tag. The Lago Resort in Seneca County would cost 425 million dollars to build-- 75 million dollars higher then the original pricetag. The information, submitted to ...

Hannah Defeats Tenney In NY Primary

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Representative Richard Hanna of Barneveld cleared the field for another term in Congress with a victory Tuesday over state Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney of New Hartford. Hanna won the Republican primary for the 22nd Congressional District and has ...

NY Soldier Wounded In Fort Hood Shooting To Be Honored At Home

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The One of the soldiers wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Texas Army base in April is returning to his western New York hometown. Maj. Patrick Miller will be back in Allegany this weekend, when he'll be the grand marshal in an annual ...

Today Is The New York Primary Election

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The race to watch is Representative Richard Hanna, whose 22nd district stretches from Oswego to Endicott. New Yorker's for Constitutional Freedom's Jason McGuire says "Hanna was the lone Republican nationwide to vote for taxpayer funding of ...

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