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Kathy Hochul to Advocate for Women's Rights

07.18.14 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign says they're seeking to add a new women's equality ballot line to the November ballot. Cuomo's running mate, Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul, announced the new party in New York City ...

New York to Offer Contraceptives to Low-Income Women

07.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Health officials have moved forward with a plan to offer post-birth contraceptives. The $350-$700 implants would be provided to low-income women while they're still in the hospital after giving birth, to keep them from getting pregnant ...

Contendors Lining Up For Maziarz Seat

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The fight to fill the seat of Republican State Senator George Maziarz is taking shape in the 62nd District. Maziarz, one of the most powerful senators in New York, is retiring after 19 years in office. He is also the subject of a federal ...

Libous Files Court Records In Lying Case

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorneys for Sen. Thomas W. Libous and his son are arguing the government’s accusations against them are so vague they cannot prepare an adequate defense without more information. Libous and his son, Matthew T. Libous, were indicted July 1 ...

Atheist to Give Invocation at Greece Town Board Meeting

07.15.14 | FL News Team

An atheist is set to deliver the invocation in a western New York community whose town board won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding its right to open meetings with a prayer.Dan Courtney said he asked the town of Greece right after the 5-4 ...

Hydrofracking Delay Continues in New York

07.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

   A judge Monday blocked attempts to force Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration to decide whether to authorize large-scale high volume hydofracking. It means there is no timeline  to decide on gas drilling in New York. Acting ...

New York National Guard readies for summer drills

07.14.14 | Bob Price

More than 2,000 soldiers from the New York National Guard are gearing up for annual summer training. The first deployment from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team gets under way this weekend and continues through mid-August. Troops are headed to ...

Maziarz Will Not Run For Re-Election

07.14.14 | Bob Price

The office of State Senator George Maziarz has released a statement, announcing he will not seek another term in Albany. The 61-year-old Maziarz has represented Western New York in the State Senate since 1995. Republican Gia Arnold and Democrat ...

Possible tornado in Schuyler County

07.14.14 | Bob Price

The National Weather Service will be inspecting damage in Schuyler County Monday to determine if the damage was indeed caused by a tornado.The roof was torn off a house and the bathroom on the second floor is completely exposed. Jamie Tobey of Rock ...

Rob Astorino Challenges Cuomo To Debates

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Rob Astorino is throwing down the gauntlet, and challenging Governor Cuomo to a series of regional debates. "New York is a vast and diverse state with many needs and nuances. Issues that might arise in a Binghamton debate, might not apply to ...

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