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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than 100 demonstrators representing 50 environmental groups are seeking to protect the state's Environmental Protection Fund, traditionally a target in state budget negotiations.      The groups on...
A State Senator from Western New York was back at work at the State Capitol Monday, following an incident over the weekend at a Niagara Falls Indian Casino where he and his wife were involved in a fight. Senator Mark Grisanti, a Republican from the...
The New York State Assembly has introduced a bill to hold all of the state’s primary elections on June 26th, to correspond with a court order requiring that congressional primary contests be held then.  So far, the State Senate wants to...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will introduce a bill requiring "passenger advocates" at airports to help elderly,disabled and other passengers following complaints about screening agents at a New York airport.   ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board is set to testify at a New York Senate hearing on distracted driving.      In December, the NTSB called for a nationwide ban on driver use of...
Ask just about any politician these days, and he'll likely tell you that a big part of his job is to create jobs. So how does the government attempt to do that? Here in New York, industrial development agencies (IDAs) are one of main job...