List by Category: New York News

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.

Feds Back-Up Morning After Pill

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups, upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration says it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency ...

Farm Bill Food Stamp Disagreements

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Lawmakers have been arguing over a new Farm Bill since the old one expired in 2012. A major reason is disagreement over Food Stamps.

Thousands Rally Against Standardized Tests

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Thousands of teachers and their supporters have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Senator Schumer Defends Wellsburg

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is after FEMA to provide the aid it still owes to Wellsburg for a new fire department.

New York's Economic Growth Ranked 37th in U.S.

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal report shows New York's economy grew at a slower pace than the national rate in 2012, ranking 37th among all states.

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