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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A state environmental board has given preliminary approval to new regulations covering the oil and gas industry. The Department of Environmental Protection says in a Tuesday release that it's recommending a 60-day public...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new report showing pay for New York's county and municipal employees lists one public worker from Long Island getting near $360,000 in Suffolk County followed by a police officer paid $306,000 in neighboring Nassau...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are now required to check the new statewide drug database before prescribing painkillers, with pharmacists responsible for recording the related prescriptions they...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shell Oil Co. is seeking ethane suppliers for its proposed petrochemical complex in western Pennsylvania. The company says in a statement Tuesday that it will accept bids from August 27 to October 4, 2013. Shell is still a...
This November, voters will get a chance to decide whether to expand gambling in upstate New York. But because of a quirk in the election calendar, it’s likely that downstate voters will be the ones to make that decision. Governor Cuomo and the...
For the first time since the recession began, the state’s pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees’ retirement payments. The State’s Comptroller, Tom...