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SUNY ESF suspends student following discovery of racist graffiti

02.10.20 | Jeremy Miller

Officials say the scrawling was found on whiteboards at one of the school's dorms. Governor Cuomo has praised the university for responding quickly and called the hateful messages "disgusting." The College of Environmental Science and...

NY's health insurance premiums skyrocket

02.06.20 | Jeremy Miller

Last year, the the Empire State had the second highest average for single-coverage premiums with a rate increase of 6%. That's about $1,000 higher than the national average.

NY State Police enforce Move Over Law after trooper hit in Salina

02.04.20 | Jeremy Miller

The trooper who suffered neck and back injuries is said to be doing o.k. The Move Over Law requires divers to slow down and give emergency or hazard vehicles a lane of space while they work. Failure to obey the law carries a two-point...

Gov. Cuomo signs law giving nursing mothers option for jury duty exemption

10.22.19 | Jeremy Miller

The governor said even though jury service is critically important, new moms have to juggle many demands. And the new measure allows them to postpone jury service for up to two years while they care for their babies. The applicant must submit a...

Clarity coming to Congressman Chris Collins' now open seat in western NY

10.02.19 | Jeremy Miller

Collins pleaded "guilty" in federal court yesterday to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and making false statements. Governor Cuomo said during a radio program that the law requires a three-month window for a special election. Four...

2 NY congressman say they need "all the facts" before endorsing impeachment

09.26.19 | Jeremy Miller

Congressman Anthony Brindisi is one of the few Democrats not calling for impeachment right now after the release of a memo detailing a call between President Trump and the Ukrainian president. The congressman represents an area that includes...

26K unvaccinated kids in NY have to get shots before they can go to school

09.03.19 | Jeremy Miller

The state ended religious exemptions after nearly 900 people got sick in a measles outbreak in New York. Gov. Cuomo signed legislation in June repealing religious exemptions, and this month state officials tightened the rules for medical...

A former NY Assembly speaker is still walking around a free man

08.28.19 | Jeremy Miller

75-Year-old Sheldon Silver still has not spent a single night behind bars as his case is again before a panel of appeals court judges. Silver's still living on public funds, his nearly $70,000 a month state pension. His 2015 federal conviction...

NY issues new vaccine regs to prevent "bogus" medical exemption claims

08.20.19 | Jeremy Miller

The new rules require doctors to fill out detailed forms about the legitimate medical reason a student cannot be fully vaccinated as required by law which also applies to child care. Doctors used to be able to sent a signed statement to schools...

Summer feeding programs for kids are getting started today across NY

07.08.19 | Jeremy Miller

Syracuse city schools start the Summer Food Summer Fun food service program today with more than 40 sites at city schools, parks, community centers and libraries. Meals are free Monday through Friday to all children up to 18-years-old. The Food...

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