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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Cuomo administration over dairy farm regulations intended to bolster the state's growing yogurt industry. Riverkeeper, Earthjustice, Sierra Club and other groups say the...
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill she says will make it easier to redevelop contaminated properties known as brownfields. The legislation comes a few days after a House committee voted to cut funding for brownfield cleanup. Gillibrand...
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she voted against a recent compromise on student loans because the interest rates shouldn't be tied to market rates. Last week lawmakers struck a deal to allow rates to be tied to 10 Year Treasury notes. The...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Seven upstate New York counties that are part of the federal disaster area because of summer flooding won't get special state aid after all. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are directing state aid to...
From the Adirondacks, to the Hudson Valley, and down to New York City, dozens of micro-distilleries are popping up. And, in Western New York, Jason Barrett is adding another operation to the ranks. His company Black Button Distilling is staking a...
Correction officers say they are still in “shock”, that late on a July Friday, with very little advance warning, Governor Cuomo’s prison agency announced the closure of four prisons within the next year. And they are asking the...