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Ask just about any politician these days, and he'll likely tell you that a big part of his job is to create jobs. So how does the government attempt to do that? Here in New York, industrial development agencies (IDAs) are one of main job...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three state officials say one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's  proposed budget amendments could greatly expand the power for state and local governments to borrow money with less independent oversight while potentially avoiding...
ROCHESTER, Zack Seward- Sealed Air, a packaging manufacturer with about 26,000 workers worldwide, is closing at least two plants in upstate New York. The company announced Thursday it was closing its Rochester facility. In a written statement...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Thruway Authority is looking for farmers and growers to participate in "Tailgate Farmers Markets" at some of the highway system's more than two dozen travel plazas.     ...
With just six weeks left in the state’s fiscal year, the Cuomo Administration has still not settled labor contracts with some significant unions, including all of the state’s prisons guards, and professors and other staff at the State...
The federal government has supported every type of power that would eventually dominate the energy market in the US since the 19th century. That's according to a 2011 report by the venture capital company DBL Investors. They looked at the...