WSKG News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
A state panel voted Friday to create a vast new 24,000 acre wilderness area along a remote stretch of the upper Hudson River. The land had been owned by a logging company and environmentalists feared that remote stretches of the upper Hudson might...
It’s been 50 years since Broome County has had an economic development plan.  But that’s about to change.  The county legislature is scheduled to vote on a new plan next week. The 326-page plan details specific ways to improve...
Developer will bid for casino in Finger Lakes TYRE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York developer says he wants to build a $350 million casino in the Finger Lakes. Wilmorite Chairman Thomas Wilmot says the proposed casino complex in the town to...
Corning bridge project progressing on schedule CORNING, N.Y. (AP) - New York state transportation officials say contractors have started the next phase of a project that will replace a bridge that's a vital link to one of the Southern Tier's...
Divisions are forming in the upcoming debate over tax cuts that’s likely to dominate the new legislative session. Business groups are largely supportive of the findings of a tax commission appointed by Governor Cuomo. The Commission recommends...
The state of New York has awarded another $700 million in grants and tax breaks through the Regional Economic Development Councils. The councils were created in 2011 by Governor Cuomo as a way to coordinate economic development funding. And for the...