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Whatever the outcomes of today’s primaries, most mayors who win a new term in cities across the state will face a similar big challenge -  how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.  The next political leaders...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A federal judge has set a date of Dec. 2 for a new fraud trial for former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, although defense attorneys are pursuing a further appeal. U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe has ordered prosecutors and...
The vast majority of the state’s county-run nursing homes are losing money and facing a shaky financial future according to the findings of a new study by the Center for Governmental Research. In recent years six New York counties have sold or...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's anti-corruption commission that's asking state lawmakers to reveal private law clients has the backing of the state Bar Association, which says attorney-client privilege doesn't bar the disclosure...
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. (AP) - Researchers in the northern U.S. from New York to Wisconsin are starting a series of studies that will help dairy farmers better adapt to climate change and reduce the impact their farms have on the environment. The work...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A law firm representing landowners in southern New York says Chesapeake Energy has dropped its two-year legal battle to force an extension of 200 expired gas-drilling leases covering 13,000 acres. Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake...