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In a New York Times article published Wednesday, a plan for the first stage of hydrofracking in New York State was laid out by members of the Cuomo administration. But as The Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports, Governor Cuomo himself was...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Landowners along New York's southern border who support natural gas drilling are cheered by reports that the Cuomo administration is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing on a limited basis only in towns that want it. The...
Religious leaders rallied at the State Capitol to push for an increase in the state’s minimum wage. They urged Governor Cuomo to get off the fence and advocate for passage in the legislature. Singing “We Shall Not Be moved”, clergy...
A hearing by Senate Democrats explored the influence of the controversial lobby group known as ALEC  in New York State. Those who testified say more light needs to  shine on the secretive group and even urged the state ethics commission to...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders of New York's public university system want all campuses to be tobacco-free.     The State University of New York Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to support legislation to ban tobacco from all...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top court says the state Division of Human Rights lacks jurisdiction to investigate students' civil rights complaints against their school districts. The Court of Appeals is reversing two midlevel courts in...