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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...
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warned that the state continues to face long-term budget shortages. In a report released today, DiNapoli warned of a looming shortfall of $6 billion if the economy remains slow and temporary taxes are allowed to...
Jeanne Goddard and Steven Stull speak with WSKG's Bill Snyder about the upcoming performances by the Opera Cowpokes.  More information here.
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...