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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Health Department is requiring staff at hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and home care agencies statewide to get flu shots or else wear masks when in close contact with patients in the upcoming flu season. The...
The State Comptroller says he’s looking for more start-up companies and entrepreneurs to invest in, as part of a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers. State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has $400 million...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that the process of drilling and fracking for natural gas doesn't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has been feared. This bolsters a big selling point for...
A coalition of defense contractors and universities is stepping up its lobbying efforts in hopes of becoming a federally designated drone testing site and the group has brought in Senator Charles Schumer. Senator Schumer said Monday he will make the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state lawmaker says New York is trying to rescind a requirement for gas stations to have automatic overhead fire extinguishing systems that can quickly smother a fire or explosion at the pumps. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi...
It’s been nearly a year since the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state health commissioner would conduct a review to determine whether fracking could be done safely in New York. Since then, little information has...