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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...
Hundreds of school children, parents and union members held a rally and sit-in at the State Capitol to build momentum for more spending on schools in the state budget. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was the highest ranking lawmaker to speak to the...
One year after the passage of the SAFE Act, sheriff departments across the state are still struggling to wrap their heads around it, and taken the extraordinary step of expressing their opposition to the law. Many sheriffs in upstate are in...
Patients with serious health conditions, including children with a severe seizure disorder, came to the Capitol to urge passage of a bill to more fully allow access to medical  marijuana in New York. Kate Hinz is one of dozens of people who...
NY senators say state has too many regulations ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group of New York state senators say they've identified more than 2,000 rules and regulations that put the state at a competitive disadvantage. The Republican-dominated...
It’s no secret Upstate New York has been losing manufacturing jobs for decades. The state has been offering incentives to encourage the industry and bring jobs back. The latest -- Governor Cuomo proposed to eliminate the income tax for...