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With just over a week left in the legislative session, Governor Cuomo released his bill to extend public financing of political campaigns to statewide races.  But he still faces resistance from some factions in the legislature. Cuomo’s...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo released legislation outlining his plan for tax-Free zones on Monday after spending a week in May touring upstate to build support for the proposal. “I mean no taxes. That’s what I mean when I say tax free – no...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Evoking a Watergate-era quote, a veteran prosecutor says "There's a cancer in the state Legislature." Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick made the comment Tuesday in Albany. He and the other 61...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The group that represents video slot machine centers at race tracks says casino expansion in New York will cost taxpayers and schools millions of dollars without creating substantially more jobs. The New York Gaming Association...
A small number of Syracuse residents let city lawmakers know their feelings on the future of Interstate 81 through the city's downtown at a public hearing on Monday. While public forums hosted by transportation planners have attracted hundreds...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to strengthen state abortion rights is energizing not just his liberal Democratic base, but outnumbered opponents who claim it's a "stealth expansion" of abortion. Cuomo says the...