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There’s continued dissatisfaction over the state’s implementation of the new Common Core standards, which parents, students and teachers have complained has led to too much testing. There’s disagreement, though, in the state...
During the State of the State address last week, Governor Cuomo called on local governments to consolidate or share services with each other.  He offered relief on property taxes as an incentive if they go along with his plan. ...
2 flu-related deaths confirmed in central NY SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Health officials say two central New York residents have died of complications from the flu strain that's hitting young and middle-aged adults hard this year. Onondaga...
The New York State legislature now has 11unfilled seats, after one Assemblyman resigned over a sexual harassment scandal, and another was expelled after being convicted of a felony. But, it could be another year before those seats are filled. In...
Last week during the State of the State address, Governor Cuomo announced a plan to reimburse New Yorkers on their property taxes. But in order for residents to get the tax relief, their local governments must stay under a 2% cap on raising property...
NY education reform commission issues final report BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A commission appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to recommend education reforms is out with its final report. Cuomo already has embraced many of the recommendations released...