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Americans United for Change, a progressive advocacy group, stopped in Binghamton on a national bus tour to promote an increase in the minimum wage to 10.10 an hour. ‘Give American A Raise’ was plastered on the side of the large blue and...
Governor Andrew Cuomo is continuing his public push for government consolidation, using a property tax credit as an incentive. But he admitted yesterday that it’s been met with opposition in the state Senate.  Governor Cuomo wants to give...
The legislative leaders, following a two hour closed door meeting with Governor Cuomo, seemed in high spirits.  Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos gave his often times rival Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver a hug. “Look how much I love...
Heroin is becoming a nationwide epidemic and the Southern Tier is no exception. Deaths from heroin and drugs like it have more then doubled in the past year. Thomas Kimble is a deputy with the Chemung Sheriff Department. “We’re going to...
Education funding advocates, including actress Cynthia Nixon, made a last minute pitch for extra money for schools in the state budget. Meanwhile a new poll finds many New Yorkers think the quality of education in the state is deteriorating. "...
Indiana withdrawing from Common Core standards INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is the first state to withdraw from the Common Core reading and math standards that were adopted by most states around the country. Republican Gov. Mike Pence's...