List by Category: New York News

Casino Deal

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A state official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to western New York to announce an agreement with the Seneca Indian Nation in a long-running standoff over casino gambling.

State Funding for Disabled

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A key legislator and the Cuomo administration say they've found a way to restore $90 million in funding to state programs for disabled New Yorkers.

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Gas Stations Prepare for Emergencies

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York state could force more gas stations to prepare for emergency fueling situations. The "Fuel NY initiative" will make millions of dollars available to help retail gas stations avoid fuel shortages, which were a major problem ...

Debate on Positives of Hydrofracking

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York business leaders say hydraulic fracturing will boost the upstate economy by creating more jobs and increasing salaries.

Farm Bill Reactions

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

The U.S. Senate has passed a five year, half-trillion dollar Farm Bill that expands government subsidies while making cuts to food stamps, and now local farmers are reacting.

"Brittany's Law" Passed

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

A law that would provide you with more information about potentially dangerous criminals in New York has passed the state Senate.

Teachers Rally Against Testing

06.11.13 | Abby Ferenczy

Thousands of teachers and their supporters, many from Western New York, have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Lt. Governor Talks Tax Free Zones

06.11.13 | Abby Ferenczy

New York State is open for business. That's the message Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy told county officials at Corning Community College. He's talking about Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed tax free zones.

Shrinking Funds for Local Nonprofits

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Leaders of local nonprofits said Monday if their federal funding continues to decline, they will be forced to close.

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