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Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’s trying to make government more efficient by taking pre audit oversight powers away from the State’s Comptroller in his state budget proposal. State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli criticized Cuomo’s...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state has awarded about $650,000 in grants to help 13 flood-ravaged upstate communities recover from the back-to-back storms Irene and Lee.      The program provides funding up to $50,000 for...
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.   ...