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Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that grants driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

06.18.19 | Bob Price

The bill's sponsor sees no potential problems with the Greenlight Law. Yet, skeptics are worried about fraud and abuse. Republicans don't believe immigrants should be rewarded for being in the country, illegally. Democrats argue the law will...

Giving the Greenlight Bill a go in NY?

06.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Sources say the state Senate will hold a vote this week on a measure that would extend access to driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants living in New York. The legislation previously passed this month in the Assembly and with two...

Oh say, can you sing? NY State Fair looks for N. Anthem singers

06.17.19 | Bob Price

13 Brave individuals are needed to sing the National Anthem every morning of the annual event at Chevy Court in Syracuse as part of the fair's Star Spangled Challenge." You can go to the New York State Fair website for details. This year's fair...

A group is looking for new ways to utilize the Erie Canal

06.17.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The new 19-member task force has been enlisted to kick start fresh uses for the nearly 200-year-old waterway. Public meetings will soon be announced across New York state. The goal: to enhance tourism and economic development while reducing...

Rare 13-star American flags will be on display at Museum of Rev. War

06.14.19 | Terry Diener

Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting today, which is Flag Day. The flags feature 32 arrangements of 13 stars representing the 13 original Colonies. There was...

Religious exemption eliminated in NY state

06.14.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo signed the controversial bill into law last night that repeals the exemption which allowed parents of children to cite their religious beliefs to opt a kid out of the vaccines required for school enrollment. Religious exemption...

Board says former prison tailor will spend at least 2 more years behind bars

06.14.19 | Bill Price

Joyce Mitchell, who helped two killers escape from an upstate New York prison two years ago was denied parole Thursday. Mitchel is serving up to seven years for helping Richard Matt and David Sweat in the Clinton County Correctional Facility in...

Today NY Senate votes to end religious exemption for childhood vaccinations

06.13.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo says a nationwide measles outbreak demands action for public health. But, Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, thinks this move is a "huge" mistake because such a move would infringe on people's rights. New...

Flooding fears prompt IJC to call for an emergency meeting in western NY

06.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Conservative Congressman Chris Collins says items on the agenda include the immediate decrease of water levels and evaluation of the flawed Plan 2014. Plan 2014 is the controversial plan used by the International Joint Commission to regulate...

Gillibrand juxtaposes pro-life causes with racism

06.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand making waves this morning after remarking, "imagine saying that's it's o.k. to appoint a judge who's racist or antisemitic, or homophobic-- asking someone to appoint someone who takes away...

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