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NY's Lawmakers Negotiate Pay Rises

11.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 3-dozen state lawmakers have faced ethics woes since 2000. New York has one of the worst business climates in the country-- and the legislature is already third highest paid in the nation, for what is technically a part-time job. Yet ...

Governor Cuomo Preps for Flooding in Western NY

11.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Cuomo, who's been in Buffalo 5 consecutive days, toured several towns hit with 7 feet of snow from the storm last week. Cuomo said all necessary state resources have already been sent to Western New York; 50 boats and swim water rescue teams are ...

Update On The Snowstorm In Western New York

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Travel bans remain in effect for 22 towns in western New York this morning, including Marilla, Elma, Lancaster (town & village) Orchard Park (town & vilage), Evans, Blasdell, Hamburg (town & village), West Seneca, Lackawanna, Alden (T), ...

The Bills-Jets Game Sunday Has Been Moved

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Jets-Bills game Sunday in Buffalo will be moved, the NFL announced Thursday, as more than seven feet of snow could pile up in the region by Friday. The league announced Thursday night the game would be played at 7 p.m. Monday at Ford Field in ...

PA Governor Elect Tom Wolf Readies His Cabinet For January

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his January 20th inauguration. In a brief telephone interview Thursday, Wolf said his transition team is still in its formative stages, but that two months should be ...

Health Centers To Stay Open Across PA, Orders Judge

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is siding with the nurses' union and putting a halt to plans by the Corbett administration to close more than a third of the county-based state health centers. The court on Thursday ordered the administration to stop ...

Western NY Travel Bans Continue Thursday

11.20.14 | FL News Team

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Jo McDonald the Thruway, Rte 400 and Rte 219 will stay closed throughout the storm.Lancaster, West Seneca, Evans and Angola remain in states of emergency because of hazardous road conditions. ...

Cuomo Visits Snowy Buffalo in Wake of "Winter Storm Knife"

11.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo traveled Wednesday to Buffalo to survey the damage caused by the storm which to date has killed seven people and caused widespread travel difficulties. Cuomo announced he would stay in the city overnight to monitor the recovery ...

PA Lawmakers Call for NCAA to Remove Penn State Sanctions

11.20.14 | Terry Diener

Sixteen Pennsylvania congressmen are demanding that the NCAA release all documents related to the 2012 consent decree that required Penn State to pay $60 million and imposed a bowl ban and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse ...

PA's Governor Elect to Push New Policies

11.20.14 | Terry Diener

Governor-elect Tom Wolf is expected to push for change affecting two high-profile industries in Pennsylvania — natural gas production and health care — when he takes office in two months. The York County Democrat successfully campaigned ...

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