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Advocates to discuss findings from NY schools tour ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Advocates for increased school funding in New York are set to announce the findings from a tour of 16 school districts across the state. The Alliance for Quality Education...
The amount of money being invested in startup businesses in upstate New York is increasing and a couple of big projects near Albany drove the growth. Upstate Venture Associates of New York, or UVANY, a startup business investment firm, found that...
Comptroller: NY state sales tax collections up 5% ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's comptroller reports local sales tax collections statewide rose $739 million or 5.2 percent last year, exceeding the 3.3 percent increase in 2012. In the...
Governor Cuomo is starting a new push for his property tax freeze plan. County officials say they have a better idea, which they say could result in lower property taxes in New York for even longer. In Albany, Karen DeWitt reports. Cuomo has begun a...
There’s a celebratory mood in the air on this cold Saturday in February, in the Catskills town of Andes. Members of the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society, with help from the Department of Environmental Conservation, had for the first time...
The ruling coalition in the state Senate has grown by one member. Senator Tony Avella, of Queens, has left the minority Democrats to join the governing coalition of Republicans and independent democrats. Senator Tony Avella is a progressive leaning...