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A political controversy involving the issue of abortion has erupted this summer at the state’s ethics commission. It stems from whether some not for profit groups should be granted exemptions from publicly disclosing their donors. The Joint...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A farm family unwilling to give up land it tilled for four generations took on a major power utility and New York state and won, at least for now. The Krenzer family on Thursday persuaded the state Public Service Commission...
Federal regulators announced new labeling requirements today for certain pesticides that pose a threat to honey bees. The class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids will now be prohibited in areas where pollinators are present. The decision comes...
The state Attorney General has settled with 211 housing contractors following an investigation into unlawful home repair practices. There were 48 Binghamton-based businesses included in the settlement, the highest concentration of any city....
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Sections of several state parks in central New York are closed for the season because of damage caused by last week's heavy rains and flooding. The regional director for state parks in the Finger Lakes tells the Ithaca...
While New York State has seen job growth in 26 of the past 31 months, the Southern tier has lagged behind. Governments in the Southern Tier shed more than 5,000 public sector jobs during July, a loss of almost 9 percent of the total government...