List by Category: New York News

New SUNY Standards Seek to Reduce Campus Sexual Violence

12.03.14 | Bob Price

The SUNY board approved the new policy, which will apply to over 463-thousand students at all 64 state campuses. Under the new "Yes means yes" standard, silence can't be interpreted as permission to engage in illegal behavior. And to encourage the ...

NY Region Counsel Awards Next Week

12.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Empire State plans to give out more than $700 million in grants-- and tax breaks-- at an event next week in Albany. It happens December 10th. The Southern tier has raked in 170 million dollars the past 2 years, and created 1500 jobs. The ...

Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo Hosptialized

12.02.14 | FL News Team

Officials say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, has been hospitalized.The governor's office says Saturday the elder Cuomo is being treated for a heart condition.A gubernatorial spokeswoman says the 82-year-old former ...

NY Life Insurance Holders Still Covered if Insurers Go Under

12.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that lifts a cap on a state fund used to pay out benefits to state residents with insolvent companies. Since 1985, New York lawmakers required insurance companies to pay into a fund that would pay state ...

NY Gas Prices Fall Below $3/Gallon

12.01.14 | Bob Price

The price of gas in Elmira, Binghamton, and Ithaca dropped to $2.99 a gallon over the weekend at certain service stations. Statewide, the average price is still over $3.15 a gallon, mostly because of the New York State Gas Tax, the highest in the ...

Labor and Religious Groups Ask For Minimum Wage Increase In Albany

11.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Labor advocates and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol to deliver a message to state lawmakers: Don't raise your pay without raising the minimum wage. Leaders in the state Senate and Assembly have pledged support for ...

Buffalo Bills Stadium Ready For The Game Sunday

11.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills say they're stadium is "good to go" for this weekend's contest against the Cleveland Browns. After being shut down for most the week under a blanket of six feet of snow - "the Ralph" is back in business this weekend. Buffalo Bills ...

NY Casino Decision Expected Soon

11.25.14 | Bill Price

A decision on where up to four casinos will be located in upstate New York is expected December 17th. ... Is expected December 17th. That's the date a board reviewing casino applications is expected to meet for the final time. That board is tasked ...

New York Legalizes Small Fireworks, Sparklers

11.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The governor signed a modified bill after vetoing it twice earlier. The law will ban the sale of any fireworks in New York City-- and to anyone under 18. Towns have to opt into the law for it to be legal-- but since many may not hit it at their ...

NY's Lawmakers Negotiate Pay Rises

11.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 3-dozen state lawmakers have faced ethics woes since 2000. New York has one of the worst business climates in the country-- and the legislature is already third highest paid in the nation, for what is technically a part-time job. Yet ...

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