List by Category: New York News

Stalled Women's Act

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

What is next... for New York's stalled Women's Act?

Changes to the State's Constitution

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Half a dozen constitutional amendments are set for a vote in New York. Voters will decide six changes to the State's Constitution on the November ballot and two in 2014 -- the most in recent times.

Possible 4-New Casinos

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Four Las Vegas type casinos could be coming to upstate New York. The final passage of the casino deal means four casinos could be located in the regions around Albany, Binghamton and the Catskills-Hudson valley area.

Dangerous Cell Phone Batteries

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A New York senator is warning that buying counterfeit or poorly made cell-phone batteries can lead to phones overheating and even exploding.

Eldridge Park is Bouncing Back and Needs Your Help

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

Eldridge Park is bouncing back and forth between the third and fourth spot in a national competition put out by Coca-Cola.

Assembly OK's Women's Rights

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's Democrat-led Assembly has approved bills including an abortion rights provision that has roiled Albany.

Education State Aid

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

A local school official says the education state aid boost in the state's new casino plan sounds good but he's still a bit skeptical. Early Wednesday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached a deal to authorize four upstate ...

Tax-Free Zones

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he and legislative leaders have agreed to a jobs program that would offer tax-free zones to new employers.

Helping New York Financially

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have agreed on measures to help New York's financially ailing upstate cities.

Deal on Casinos

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

A senior administration official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have struck a deal to authorize four upstate casinos and to allow votes on 10 separate women's rights bills including an abortion proposal that appeared to be blocked ...

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