FLN News Articles

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Gas Stations Prepare for Emergencies

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York state could force more gas stations to prepare for emergency fueling situations. The "Fuel NY initiative" will make millions of dollars available to help retail gas stations avoid fuel shortages, which were a major problem ...

Debate on Positives of Hydrofracking

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York business leaders say hydraulic fracturing will boost the upstate economy by creating more jobs and increasing salaries.

Farm Bill Reactions

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

The U.S. Senate has passed a five year, half-trillion dollar Farm Bill that expands government subsidies while making cuts to food stamps, and now local farmers are reacting.

"Brittany's Law" Passed

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

A law that would provide you with more information about potentially dangerous criminals in New York has passed the state Senate.

Teachers Rally Against Testing

06.11.13 | Abby Ferenczy

Thousands of teachers and their supporters, many from Western New York, have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Lt. Governor Talks Tax Free Zones

06.11.13 | Abby Ferenczy

New York State is open for business. That's the message Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy told county officials at Corning Community College. He's talking about Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed tax free zones.

Shrinking Funds for Local Nonprofits

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Leaders of local nonprofits said Monday if their federal funding continues to decline, they will be forced to close.

Feds Back-Up Morning After Pill

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups, upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration says it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency ...

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.

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