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Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner was questioned by lawmakers at a budget hearing about his on-going review of the health effects of hydrofracking, but Dr. Nirav Shah provided few details. State lawmakers, at a budget hearing, peppered...
With the selection of Pope Francis as head of the Roman Catholic Church, there’s been a buzz about his focus on inclusiveness and service over church dogma. One church in Elmira broke away from the Vatican years ago because of some of that...
Trustees: GE misleads in Hudson dredge report ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The federal trustees who will assess General Electric's liability for harm done to the Hudson River's natural resources are accusing the company of being misleading in its own...
NY health chief to testify at budget hearing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's health commissioner will testify before a legislative hearing on Medicaid and health issues. Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will speak Monday when the state...
The state’s health commissioner is scheduled to testify before the legislative fiscal committees this morning and he’s sure to be asked about a long delayed health study on hydrofracking. Dr. Nirav Shah, who was appointed by Governor...
Governor Cuomo has been taking credit for a $2 billion budget surplus in his new spending plan. But critics say that claim is not entirely accurate, because the windfall does not actually materialize for another two years, and only if certain...