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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...
Governor Cuomo made several changes to his budget plan in 30 day amendments . As Karen DeWitt reports, the amendments range from imposing a teacher evaluation plan on New York City, to cutting the cost of hunting licenses. Cuomo amended his budget...