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Farm Bill Food Stamp Disagreements

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Lawmakers have been arguing over a new Farm Bill since the old one expired in 2012. A major reason is disagreement over Food Stamps.

Thousands Rally Against Standardized Tests

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Thousands of teachers and their supporters have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Senator Schumer Defends Wellsburg

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is after FEMA to provide the aid it still owes to Wellsburg for a new fire department.

New York's Economic Growth Ranked 37th in U.S.

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal report shows New York's economy grew at a slower pace than the national rate in 2012, ranking 37th among all states.

Licens Suspension for Texting and Driving

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York lawmakers voted to suspend licenses of young drivers for 60 days when they're caught texting and driving.

Parents React to Common Core

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

The students are loving it. That's how one Corning-Painted Post School District administrator describes student reaction to the curriculum in the Common Core State Standards.

Governor Cuomo Pushes Abortion Bill

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

A hot topic across the state Tuesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 10 point Women's Equality Act in Albany.

Schneiderman Targeting Banks

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's attorney general is targeting several banks, saying unfair lending practices are preventing people from being able to dig out of debt.

Watkins Glen Police Department Elimination An Option

06.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

Monday night neighbors in Watkins Glen found out about the details of a study that explores several ways to cut spending within the village police department.

Cuomo Pushes Abortion Proposal

06.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to make his last major push to protect and expand the availability of late-term abortions, even as opposition strengthens in the state Senate.

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