List by Category: New York News

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Unveils 2013 Budget

01.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released a 137 billion dollar state budget. With no new taxes, it includes a federal aid package for Superstorm Sandy victims, 35 million to implement the new gun control law, a 3 percent increase in school aid, ...

Guidelines To Help You Follow The SAFE Gun Control Act In New York

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

More police officers are taking aim at the strict new gun control measures in New York. Steuben County Sheriff David Cole says there's no way his deputies can enforce the law. The Deputies Association of Steuben County says the S.A.F.E. Act goes ...

The "Dream Act" Is In The Works For New York State

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Dream Act is a bill that provides financial aid to college-bound illegal immigrants, and it's already been written up for the Empire state. Here, it's called the "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act", and it's being pushed ...

Cuomo To Unveil Budget

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will share his plan for the state buget today. Budget negotiations officially kick off, when Cuomo will release new state backed programs, without, he says, raising taxes. The final spending plan is due March 31st. A ...

Flu Season Fuels Debate over Paid Time Off

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.

Plane From Rochester Blows Tires During Landing

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York has blown four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway.

New Gun Laws Supported By Most New Yorkers, Even Upstaters

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What do New Yorkers think about having the toughest gun control law in the nation? The study, released by Sienna College, shows 73 percent of voters supported banning assault weapons and magazine clips with more then seven bullets. 91-percent said ...

Another Christian Pastor To Stand Trial In Iran Next Week

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's yet another pastor the Family Life newsroom is watching that is being held hostage in Iran. His name is Saeed Abedini. Abedini was yanked off a bus and placed on house arrest last summer. Next week, he will face a trial, and has been told ...

2 Lawsuits Already Being Drawn Up Against NY Gun Control Bill

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State's day-old gun law is already sparking criticism. The National Rifle Association and a lawyer in Buffalo are both planning to file federal lawsuits. Buffalo Attorney Jim Tresmond says the act is unconstitutional because it prevents ...

Judge Rules NY Land Worth Cannot Be Based On Gas Drilling Land Nearby

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been a large court case in favor of anyone wishing to buy a home or land in New York State that might have Marcellus Shale drilling potential. The Tioga County Supreme Court has ruled natural gas speculation cannot impact the taxable value ...

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