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Mayors Across NY State To Look At Andrew Cuomo's Budget

01.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed $136 billion spending plan will be put to its toughest examination yet starting today, when a series of hearings kick off critiquing every area of the budget. Mayors and local officials will have ...

Homes Are Selling In New York

01.25.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Siena College real estate poll released Thursday found in the fourth quarter of 2012, New Yorkers as a whole feel that the market has turned and their home value has increased. That's the first time in three years confidence is up. The confidence ...

Frostbite Symptoms Laid Out

01.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Last night was the most bitter night of the year so far. Temperatures dropped another ten degrees in some parts of the listening area. Erin Cornell, the Communications Director for the Red Cross in southwestern New York, checked in with our ...

NY's Assembly, Senate May Pass Minimum Wage Hike

01.24.13 |

It's looking more and more like New York may pass a minimum wage hike. Governor Cuomo proposed raising the minimum wage from 7-25 an hour to 8-75 an hour during his State of the State address, and now it looks like a compromise is brewing in the ...

Guidelines To Help You Follow The SAFE Gun Control Act In New York

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

More police officers are taking aim at the strict new gun control measures in New York. Steuben County Sheriff David Cole says there's no way his deputies can enforce the law. The Deputies Association of Steuben County says the S.A.F.E. Act goes ...

The "Dream Act" Is In The Works For New York State

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Dream Act is a bill that provides financial aid to college-bound illegal immigrants, and it's already been written up for the Empire state. Here, it's called the "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act", and it's being pushed ...

Cuomo To Unveil Budget

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will share his plan for the state buget today. Budget negotiations officially kick off, when Cuomo will release new state backed programs, without, he says, raising taxes. The final spending plan is due March 31st. A ...

Flu Season Fuels Debate over Paid Time Off

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.

Plane From Rochester Blows Tires During Landing

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York has blown four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway.

New Gun Laws Supported By Most New Yorkers, Even Upstaters

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What do New Yorkers think about having the toughest gun control law in the nation? The study, released by Sienna College, shows 73 percent of voters supported banning assault weapons and magazine clips with more then seven bullets. 91-percent said ...

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