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The deadline for the state budget is approaching, and education issues are taking center stage. On a day of massive rallies for universal pre-K and charter schools, other advocates say they’ve gathered evidence for a lawsuit challenging low...
It’s expected that Republicans will have an announced candidate for governor later this week.  Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has formed an exploratory committee, and has expressed interest in what most believe will be an...
Upstate New York’s new drone testing site is closer to pulling enough money together to begin operating. It’s been awarded a state grant to cover some of its startup costs. Upstate New York’s new drone testing site is closer to...
Advocates to discuss findings from NY schools tour ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Advocates for increased school funding in New York are set to announce the findings from a tour of 16 school districts across the state. The Alliance for Quality Education...
The amount of money being invested in startup businesses in upstate New York is increasing and a couple of big projects near Albany drove the growth. Upstate Venture Associates of New York, or UVANY, a startup business investment firm, found that...
Comptroller: NY state sales tax collections up 5% ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's comptroller reports local sales tax collections statewide rose $739 million or 5.2 percent last year, exceeding the 3.3 percent increase in 2012. In the...