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In a report released by the state comptroller’s office, tax breaks given out by New York’s Industrial Development Agencies led to fewer jobs in 2012 than the previous year. There are 112 IDAs across the state of New York. Each IDA...
The state’s Republican and Democratic Party conventions will be held over the next couple of weeks. Both major parties have chosen locations in the New York City suburbs. The Republicans go first. They are meeting in Rye Brook in Westchester...
As the use of heroin surges, many people arrested for drug-related crimes are ending up in drug court, one of the so-called ‘problem-solving courts’ that have been started in recent years. Every Thursday afternoon in the Utica/Oneida...
NY sets $350M minimum for Orange County casino ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York gambling regulators say developers proposing casinos in Orange or Dutchess counties must commit to investing more than $350 million in the project. The state's...
The federal government is proposing a rule that clarifies the types of streams and wetlands that fall under the Clean Water Act over objections from farmers. Congressman Richard Hanna is calling on the government to change the rule. The expansion is...
Governor Cuomo is facing pressure to revive an issue that failed in state budget negotiations: enacting a public campaign financing system for statewide elections. In the final budget deal, Cuomo agreed with legislative leaders to a pared down...