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Cuomo pushes tax freeze as budget deadline nears ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is touting his property tax freeze as a priority in budget negotiations but is getting resistance from lawmakers opposing his plan. Cuomo says lawmakers are...
Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders continue to meet behind closed doors to hash out a budget deal, while outside the governor’s offices around 25 angry protesters were arrested. Governor Cuomo is calling legislative leaders into his office...
SUNY’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering has been the darling of SUNY system since its creation in 2004. Though small, it’s attracted millions in private investment. Starting next year, CNSE will be a combined college with...
Government reform activists took their smartphones into Assembly Committee meetings to live stream meetings that so far have not been available on line to the public. To mark what’s known as Sunshine Week, to promote a more open government,...
NY audit faults referrals for veterans' benefits ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York auditors say poor coordination of health benefits for military veterans by local social services departments and the state health department has resulted in many...
Maple syrup producers are holding Maple Weekends all across New York this time of year. But 2014 has been a challenging year for many of them. The frigid weather has put maple production in jeopardy this year. Frank Bauerle runs a small maple farm...