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Supporters of DREAM Act legislation say they were “set up," when a hastily arranged vote on the bill in the Senate chamber late Monday led to the measure’s failure by just one vote. The focus is now shifting to Governor Cuomo....
Call for elections for empty NY legislative seats ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Advocates who want special elections to be held for 12 vacant seats in the state Legislature say minority communities are being deprived of proper representation. The New York...
Governor Cuomo’s budget includes a little-noticed cut to one part of the state’s brownfield revitalization program. That could leave many communities who relied on the program high and dry. On Elmira’s South Side, there are a lot...
Governor Cuomo enlisted the aid of some local government leaders to promote his tax freeze proposal, which has been losing ground in the New York State legislature. Governor Cuomo, surrounded by several county executives from across the state,...
New York’s freight rail lines pass through many towns and communities in New York. They’re often viewed as semi-functional and unsightly infrastructure that communities just have to live with. The mid-Hudson City of Kingston is taking a...
The DREAM Act is dead for now in New York State, after the State Senate voted down the measure that would have granted college tuition aid to the children of undocumented immigrants. The 30-29 vote defeating the DREAM Act left leaders of rival...