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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 ...

NY Gaming Boards Considers 4th Casino Today

01.13.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Andrew Cuomo last month urged the board to place one casino in the Southern Tier-- an area that got passed over when winners were picked in December. The board meets today-- to decide if they'll consider the governor's request. Casino analyst Alan ...

Hundreds Rally in Albany for NY Schools

01.13.15 | FL News Team

Student, parents, union organizers and leaders came to the Capitol Monday to rally for more money for New York’s schools. The event was part of what’s become known as the Moral Monday movement.The rally, organized by teachers unions and ...

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