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NY commission changes in sales, other taxes ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York commission examining tax fairness has proposed changes in the state's sales, estate and franchise taxes. The panel outlines proposals meant to modernize the tax...
A coalition of unions and government reform groups are calling for a ban on standardized testing for New York’s school  children in second grade and younger. In a teleconference, United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew...
The message for attendees of a conference in Upstate New York is that the state’s battery and power storage industry needs to find ways to come together to increase innovation and job growth. Says Christine Furstoss, “We all struggle...
New York State’s Teacher of the Year testified at a Senate hearing that even she could not receive high marks in her teacher evaluation process, due to what she and others say is the dysfunctional implementation of the new Common Core...
Chemung County Legislators are calling on Gov. Cuomo to reconsider his plan to close the Elmira and Greater Binghamton Mental Health Centers.  The closures are part of a larger state plan to consolidate inpatient mental health care.   Mike...
The Rod Serling School of School of Fine Arts' Lawrence Kassan and actress Susannah St. Clair speak with WSKG's Bill Snyder about the School's production of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit. More information here.