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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - IBM and New York are teaming up to create 10 new technical education programs, one each at public schools in different regions of the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and IBM say Tuesday the goal is to train students for skilled jobs in...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comment on a new policy that would encourage businesses to audit themselves to prevent pollution. The proposed Environmental Incentive Policy would reward...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's comptroller says state tax collections for the first 10 months of the state fiscal year total nearly $56 billion, up 3.3 percent from the same period a year earlier and $538 million more than projected. Comptroller...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Biologists from Cornell University and the state Department of Environmental Conservation are doing a large-scale survey of fisher populations across the southern tier of central and western New York. The results will help in the...
A leading budget watchdog group is urging rejection of a key component of Governor Cuomo’s budget plan. It would allow cities and schools to put off some payments to their pension funds. The Governor’s proposal, known as the pension...
The Broome County Legislature approved a new Office of Energy Development during its meeting on Thursday, though the purpose of the office is not clear. During her 2012 campaign for county executive, Debbie Preston promised to create an office...