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SAFE Act Won't Be Blocked Until The State Supreme Court Case

03.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion to block parts of New York's SAFE Act, the new gun control law. A group of more then 12-hundred Second Amendment supporters sued the state over the haste with which the law was passed. They say it ...

Spiderman To Be Filmed In Rochester, NY

03.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The next Spiderman film will be shot in upstate New York. The Executive Director of the Rochester/Fingerlakes Film and Video Office revealed a secret she'd been keeping for two months yesterday, a portion of the Amazing Spiderman 2 will be filmed ...

NY AG Wants Lawsuit Against SAFE Act Tossed

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Attorney General's office in New York has moved to toss a lawsuit against the state's new gun law. The state made a request in court Monday that the injunction be thrown out. The group "We the People of New York" filed it February 28th, ...

Cuomo Popularity Down; Spitzer Says He Doesn't Regret Resigning

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's popularity continues to slide. Cuomo's favorability rating slipped for the third consecutive month, and hit its lowest point since he took office in 2011, a Sienna College poll has found. His popularity fell to 64 ...

Gun Business Soars In New York

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Business is up significantly after the New York gun laws were enacted in December.  Dennis Deasy, owner of Niagara gun range in North Tonawanda, says his pistol permit classes are booked through May, and his store can hardly keep up with ...

NY Lotto Brings In More Cash; Schools Aren't Benefitting

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's lottery revenue is soaring, but the percentage going to schools is stagnant. The lottery revenue hit a 9 billion dollar record this year, but the percentage of aid that goes to 700 school districts statewide hasn't budged. Only about 15 ...

Christie, Ryan Would Beat Cuomo If The 2016 Presidential Election Were Today

03.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Could New York Governor Andrew Cuomo become President in 2016? Neither former Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan nor New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced they're running for President in 2016; but a new poll out by Quinnipiac ...

There Could Be Help On The Way For Nurses In The Keystone State

03.08.13 |

A pair of Democratic state legislators have introduced bills in both the House and Senate to create government mandated nurse-patient ratios at Pennsylvania hospitals. They said the ratio would vary based on the nature of the hospital care. ...

NY Assembly Passes Yet Another Gas Drilling Moratorium

03.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York lawmakers are looking to put a stop to the controversial natural gas drilling process known as hydrofracking.  The state Assembly has passed legislation extending a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing until May of 2015, and is calling ...

Mixed Martial Arts Passes The NY Senate

03.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State Senate passed legislation to legalize and regulate Mixed Martial Arts competitions in the Empire State. The sport has the fastest growing fan base of any in the world. In America, 47 states allow it, including Pennsylvania. ...

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