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Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers seem determined that June 21st will be the last day of session.  The limited agenda for the remaining four days includes a bill to reform care for the disabled to curb abuses, and whether to make teacher...
Supporters and opponents of a plan to allow limited hydrofracking in New York’s Southern Tier region confronted each other at the state Capitol. For months, the Cuomo Administration has been signaling that it might permit the gas drilling...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The deputy majority leader of New York's Senate wants to prohibit welfare recipients from spending social services money on cigarettes, alcohol, gambling and lotteries. Republican Sen. Thomas Libous is introducing his bill...
In a New York Times article published Wednesday, a plan for the first stage of hydrofracking in New York State was laid out by members of the Cuomo administration. But as The Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports, Governor Cuomo himself was...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Landowners along New York's southern border who support natural gas drilling are cheered by reports that the Cuomo administration is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing on a limited basis only in towns that want it. The...
Religious leaders rallied at the State Capitol to push for an increase in the state’s minimum wage. They urged Governor Cuomo to get off the fence and advocate for passage in the legislature. Singing “We Shall Not Be moved”, clergy...