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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Department of Envirronmental Consservation is asking New Yorkers to participate in surveys of wild turkeys and ring-necked pheasants. The agency has conducted its summer turkey sighting survey since 1996 to...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state ethics board has accepted the resignation of a widely respected commissioner appointed by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who recently was criticized in a board report over sexual harassment. Patrick J. Bulgaro...
Governor Andrew Cuomo will travel to three towns in Western New York today to deliver gambling revenue owed to the Seneca Nation. The governor will deliver $140 million held by the state because of a long-running tax revenue dispute with the tribe....
The state ethics commission met Tuesday, and spent most of its time in a private session, as a key appointee of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver resigned from the board. The Joint Commission on Public Ethics, or JCOPE, accepted the resignation of...
New York's ban on big, sugary sodas has been dealt another blow. An appeals court says the city's Board of Health exceeded its legal authority and acted unconstitutionally when it tried to put a size limit on soft drinks served in city...
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...