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King's legacy celebrated in free event in Albany ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored in Albany on Monday. The free public observance will be held Monday morning at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center...
30 reform groups have written to the governor asking that his new state budget plan include funds for campaign finance reform. The groups are asking Governor Cuomo to essentially, put his money where his mouth is when it comes to campaign donations...
There’s continued dissatisfaction over the state’s implementation of the new Common Core standards, which parents, students and teachers have complained has led to too much testing. There’s disagreement, though, in the state...
During the State of the State address last week, Governor Cuomo called on local governments to consolidate or share services with each other.  He offered relief on property taxes as an incentive if they go along with his plan. ...
2 flu-related deaths confirmed in central NY SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Health officials say two central New York residents have died of complications from the flu strain that's hitting young and middle-aged adults hard this year. Onondaga...
The New York State legislature now has 11unfilled seats, after one Assemblyman resigned over a sexual harassment scandal, and another was expelled after being convicted of a felony. But, it could be another year before those seats are filled. In...