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No Timetable For High Volume Hydrofracking In NY

05.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Months after the Cuomo administration promised a decision "within weeks" on whether to allow hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, it now says there's "no timetable for a decision."State officials say recent meetings with the U.S. Environmental ...

New York's Abortion Bill Nears Completion

05.02.13 |

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the bill is nearly done-- but does not have enough support yet to overcome Republican opposition in the Senate. He said special attention is being paid to the wording, hoping changing the language will sway ...

Group That Petitioned The Pentagon To Silence Christian Soldiers Speaks Out

05.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

We now know the name of the group that asked the Pentagon to stop religious proselytizing among soldiers, calling it "on par with sexual assault." The Military Religious Freedom Foundation says "if you have a large Bible in your desk, what's the ...

State Senate Gets Its First Taste of The Liquor Privatization Bill in PA

05.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

If you live in New York, you're paying more property taxes then you think you are. The 2 percent property tax cap we keep hearing about is actually more like 4.6 percent. The Empire Center in Albany says the cap is twice what's being reported, ...

New York's Property Taxes Aren't Actually Capped At 2-Percent

05.01.13 |

If you live in New York, you're paying more property taxes then you think you are. The 2 percent property tax cap we keep hearing about is actually more like 4.6 percent. The Empire Center in Albany says the cap is twice what's being reported, ...

NY Considers Bill To Make It Easier To Care For Elderly Family Members

05.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The bill, which is expected to pass the state senate, would simplify the process for individuals who act as legal guardians to family members across state lines. Right now, if somebody has a guardianship and goes to another state, you have to go ...

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