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NY provides $500,000 for localities to save farms ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Localities in New York can apply for state grants of up to $15,000 to develop laws and programs designed to protect farmland. The grants through the New York State Environmental...
The new legislative session is just a few weeks away. Governor Cuomo says he’ll still make anti-corruption measures a high priority as he did in 2013. But, he says he’ll likely deal with economic issues - like proposed tax cuts - first....
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - New York state has put together a $30 million loan package to help repair a sewage treatment plant for Binghamton that was damaged by Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. The money for the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage...
NY Regents recommend school aid increase BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Board of Regents subcommittee has voted to recommend a $1.3 billion increase in state aid for New York schools next year, along with fairer funding for high-needs districts and...
Governor Cuomo’s budget director outlined more details of the governor’s tax commission proposals to cut property and business taxes in the state. Governor Cuomo is under pressure from Republicans to cut income taxes, and from New York...
Hunger groups ask Schumer to block food stamp cuts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Anti-hunger groups are calling on New York Sen. Charles Schumer to block cuts to food stamps. Anti-hunger activists have launched a statewide campaign urging Schumer to vote...