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Chemung County Sheriff Eyeing State Office

01.16.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Chris Moss, the Republican candidate who ran for lieutenant governor last year, said he plans to start a campaign committee and explore his options for higher office over the next 4 years. He says he plans to launch a "Sheriff Moss for New York" ...

NY's Cuomo Announces Competition to Get Money Upstate

01.16.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Rochester yesterday to lay out a $1.5 billion deal to create jobs and draw more families upstate. Seven regions of the state, including Central New York, the Fingerlakes and the Southern Tier would vie for three awards ...

NY Governor Cuomo Proposes Property Tax Cut

01.15.15 | FL News Team

Andrew Cuomo is $1.6 billion property tax credit program that would apply to homeowners whose property tax burden is over six percent of their income, and an income less than $250,000. According to the governor, under this plan more than half a ...

Buffalo Bills Welcome Rex Ryan as New Coach

01.15.15 | FL News Team

Ryan, former coach of the NY Jets, was hired by Bill's owner Terry Pegula to coach the Buffalo team. Rex said after 15 years without a playoff appearance, "we're going. I'll guarantee the pursuit of a Super Bowl." He also told the players to, ...

PA Companies Urged to Swich to Natural Gas

01.15.15 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania has awarded $7.3 million in funding to 18 companies, organizations and partnerships making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles. For this third round of the program, the Department of Environmental Protection ...

PA Attorney General Kane Wishes to Finish Term

01.15.15 | Terry Diener

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she's not backing down and fully intends to serve the rest of her term amid a report that a grand jury investigating press leaks recommended charges against her. The Democrat told reporters outside a Farm ...

Audit Finds New York Schools Fail to Report Violent Incidents

01.14.15 | Bob Price

In light of a recent audit, the education department says it's taking steps to improve compliance with a new state statute. It requires that schools compile a record of each reportable, violent, or disruptive incident on school property. ...

Bitter Cold Hits Western New York

01.14.15 | FL News Team

  Temperaturesduring NY's arctic cold front dropped well below zero for many towns near Buffalo. It was -17 in Amherst, -10 in Dunkirk and -4 in Batavia. Temps will rise as the morning goes on, but still only hit highs in the 20's.

PA Court Dismisses Fracking Lawsuit

01.14.15 | Terry Diener

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation (PEDF) to declare unconstitutional and enjoin natural gas extraction from State park and forest land. The group also sought to ...

Governor-Elect Wolf Announces More Cabinet Members

01.14.15 | Terry Diener

Randy Albright, who has served as the Democrats' executive director of the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee since 2009, is Governor-elect Tom Wolf's pick to be secretary of the Office of the Budget. Wolf also named Russell Redding of ...

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