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A recent report claiming there are enough qualified Americans to work in the tech industry without  expanding current work visa programs, has drawn criticism. On Wednesday the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) issued a report that undermined...
About 200 community members turned up in a school auditorium in Watertown Thursday night in a showing of regional support for Fort Drum. The event was billed as a “listening session” for the Army, to inform a process of personnel...
Governor Cuomo says he’ll know in a couple of weeks whether two key items on his end of session agenda will become law -- an abortion rights bill and public financing of political campaigns. The governor says Republicans who co lead the State...
Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger shared the school’s vision for making BU the “premier institution of the 21st century” with members of the Binghamton University Forum Thursday afternoon.  A key component of that...
Governor Cuomo says he hopes to soon create a statewide board to help fiscally strapped local governments restructure. Cuomo says he’ll soon create a special government restructuring board that can work with local governments in financial...
Recent bribery scandals involving state legislators have fueled discussion on campaign finance reform at the Capitol, with several politicians and advocacy groups pressing for publicly financed campaigns.  But a key faction in the legislature,...