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High volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been hailed as the long-sought answer to our global energy dilemma, and an environmental catastrophe in the making. New York state is now in the final steps of evaluating the safety of this...
Governor Cuomo’s Court of Appeals nominee was approved in the State Senate on a voice vote, after an unusually contentious process. Cuomo’s nominee Jenny Rivera had already faced extensive grilling from Senate Republicans, who are in a...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will spend $3.6 million to create four new food distribution hubs across upstate New York, creating 150 jobs and giving farmers new opportunities to get their products to consumers. Cuomo says the...
Dueling pro and anti fracking filmmakers held screenings and promotions for their films, as they await a decision by Governor Cuomo on whether fracking will go forward in New York. That could come by the end of the month. At one point in the day,...
Firearm manufacturer Remington Arms is a part of New York's long tradition of manufacturing, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says, but using taxpayer dollars to make sure they stay in upstate New York is up to the governor.   Read more at the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Rising sea levels could threaten the towns far from the shore - those along the Hudson River. Since Superstorm Sandy sent a storm surge up the Hudson, local officials and advocates have focused more intently on identifying...