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The New York senate is considering a campaign-financing overhaul that uses a different source of funding than the governor’s proposed system of taxpayer-funded elections. That’s according to Binghamton-area Senator Tom Libous, the no. 2...
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing for legislation to allow college graduates to refinance their federal student loans. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says the average student loan debt in the state is about $25,000. Gillibrand says it...
The Republican candidate for Governor of New York will be officially selected on Thursday.Rob Astorino is definitely the underdog to incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo. Rob Astorino, the Westchester County Executive, faces a steep challenge. He’s...
New York Republicans to nominate candidates RYE BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Republican Party is gathering to nominate its candidates for statewide office and formally kick off this year's campaign season. The state GOP convention...
GOP candidate for governor Rob Astorino says his choice for a Lieutenant Governor running mate will be Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, an avid opponent of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gun control laws. Moss, who would be the first African-...
A judge in Seneca County has dismissed a court case over a proposal to build a casino in Tyre. A group of residents of the small agricultural town filed suit claiming the town board pushed through a controversial zoning amendment. Fifty-seven Tyre...