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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A law firm representing landowners in southern New York says Chesapeake Energy has dropped its two-year legal battle to force an extension of 200 expired gas-drilling leases covering 13,000 acres. Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo is working on an underdog campaign against the mayor of Syracuse in this week's Democratic primary. The primary will decide whether Mayor Stephanie Miner survives her frosty year with...
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner faces voters for the first time since making waves with pointed policy critiques aimed at fellow Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Miner faces two challengers in a primary Tuesday, joining incumbent mayors in Buffalo and...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's corruption-fighting commission is asking all state lawmakers to reveal their private law firm clients for the first time. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, the Commission to Investigate Public...
The Environmental Committee Chairs in the legislature have proposed a $5 billion dollar environmental bond act, to be voted on in November 2014. But, at an Assembly hearing on the state’s environmental budget, advocates say a bigger concern is...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak next month at Cornell University. Cornell officials say Bush will join State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher for an event on education on Oct. 24. The event is being...