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One of the biggest issues facing the State Association of Counties this year will be consolidation. During his budget presentation, Governor Cuomo renewed his push for local governments to share more resources. County legislators say they agree that...
President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law today, after four years of failed attempts to pass one. Congressman Richard Hanna says the bill will give economic stability to farmers in the Southern Tier. Representative Hanna toured the Dutch Hill...
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Richard Hanna are teaming up to push for federal funding for universal pre-kindergarten education. The argument Gillibrand, a democrat, and Hanna, a republican, are making is that funding universal...
The Cuomo Administration is moving ahead with a bill to allow limited access to medical marijuana. Cuomo’s health commissioner told lawmakers at a budget hearing that the program could be “up and running” within a year, but his...
Storm leaves hundreds of thousands in the dark PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A snow-and-ice storm that caused more than a million U.S. power outages has long since cleared out, yet its effects are expected to linger for days as utility crews work...
The Corning-Painted Post School District has decided to break from the state Education Department and will stop using the state’s Common Core teaching modules. The district is the first in the state to not use the modules. Last week, board...