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The General Educational Development test, or GED that used to be the gateway for a New York State Diploma, has been replaced with a harder test called TASC, short for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion. Marcia Tate, Executive Director of...
The next several days will be crucial for negotiations on the State budget. Tensions ran high at a closed door leaders meeting with Governor Cuomo. Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos abruptly left the final leaders meeting before the weekend early...
NY Gov. Cuomo's ratings slip in Siena Poll ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rating among New York voters has slipped a bit in the latest Siena Poll, but he still leads Rob Astorino, the only declared Republican candidate for...
While touring a firefighter station in Vestal, Congressman Richard Hanna touted a piece of legislation that would exempt volunteer firefighters from the Affordable Care Act. Matt Martin reports the announcement comes a month after the US Treasury...
Military veterans bring a unique skillset when starting their own businesses. But they also face many of the same challenges as non-veteran entrepreneurs. There are more than 900,000 vets in New York state. And the unemployment rate among recently-...
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...