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Senate Republicans in New York have a new strategy in what’s shaping up to be an election battle for control of the state Senate. They say now that a group of breakaway Democrats is abandoning them and rejoining the rest of the Democrats, the...
Environmental groups in New York are protesting a move by Governor Cuomo to use money from a clean water fund to pay for the Tappan Zee bridge rebuild. The groups are calling on authorities to reject the proposal. The $511 million sought by Cuomo...
The United States is not yet generating a watt of energy from commercial offshore wind. A couple of years ago, it looked like the Great Lakes might lead the nation. Pennsylvania was among a handful of states working with federal agencies to speed up...
GOP's patchwork $29.1B budget speeds toward votes HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania state lawmakers are gone for the night after an unusual weekend session in the Capitol as Republicans try to advance an approximately $29.1 billion spending...
Senate Independent Conference Leader Jeff Klein says even though his group now plans to realign with the Democrats in the Senate, he won’t rule out working with Republicans in the future. Senator Klein says the decision by the Independent...
Six years into Pennsylvania's shale gas boom, the state is working on new environmental rules to change the way the natural gas drilling, or fracking, industry operates above ground. The Department of Environmental Protection says those comments...