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Governor Cuomo’s budget director outlined more details of the governor’s tax commission proposals to cut property and business taxes in the state. Governor Cuomo is under pressure from Republicans to cut income taxes, and from New York...
Hunger groups ask Schumer to block food stamp cuts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Anti-hunger groups are calling on New York Sen. Charles Schumer to block cuts to food stamps. Anti-hunger activists have launched a statewide campaign urging Schumer to vote...
A state panel voted Friday to create a vast new 24,000 acre wilderness area along a remote stretch of the upper Hudson River. The land had been owned by a logging company and environmentalists feared that remote stretches of the upper Hudson might...
It’s been 50 years since Broome County has had an economic development plan.  But that’s about to change.  The county legislature is scheduled to vote on a new plan next week. The 326-page plan details specific ways to improve...
Developer will bid for casino in Finger Lakes TYRE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York developer says he wants to build a $350 million casino in the Finger Lakes. Wilmorite Chairman Thomas Wilmot says the proposed casino complex in the town to...
Corning bridge project progressing on schedule CORNING, N.Y. (AP) - New York state transportation officials say contractors have started the next phase of a project that will replace a bridge that's a vital link to one of the Southern Tier's...