WSKG News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Earlier this summer, a group of students from Utica College and a few other schools spent three weeks at an ancient archeological site in southern Albania. The shade of a palm tree is an unusual place for students from Utica College to take a class...
Moreland Commission Controversy Raises Questions on Role of Attorney General. The fall out continues over whether Governor Cuomo’s top aid interfered with an ethics commission probe, with some now saying that the state’s Attorney General...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Empire Center for Public Policy reports more than 1,800 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid more than Governor Andrew Cuomo's $179,000 salary in the past year. The report from the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York plans to hold public hearings on regulations governing service workers who get tips and have base pay lower than the state's hourly minimum wage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed labor officials to convene a Wage...
While more fuel-efficient cars and trucks may be good for your wallet and the environment, they may not be so good for roads. The federal Highway Trust Fund relies on an eighteen cent per gallon gas tax. If you drive diesel, the government hits...
One of Governor Cuomo’ s political opponents is calling on Cuomo to hold an explanatory press conference, and  another is demanding that Cuomo to resign after an in depth account in the New York Times reports that the governor’s top...