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Panel to report on rollout of Common Core in NY UNDATED (AP) - A panel of education policy makers is set to make recommendations for smoothing implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards in New York. The state Education Department's...
One of the biggest issues facing the State Association of Counties this year will be consolidation. During his budget presentation, Governor Cuomo renewed his push for local governments to share more resources. County legislators say they agree that...
President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law today, after four years of failed attempts to pass one. Congressman Richard Hanna says the bill will give economic stability to farmers in the Southern Tier. Representative Hanna toured the Dutch Hill...
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Richard Hanna are teaming up to push for federal funding for universal pre-kindergarten education. The argument Gillibrand, a democrat, and Hanna, a republican, are making is that funding universal...
The Cuomo Administration is moving ahead with a bill to allow limited access to medical marijuana. Cuomo’s health commissioner told lawmakers at a budget hearing that the program could be “up and running” within a year, but his...
Storm leaves hundreds of thousands in the dark PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A snow-and-ice storm that caused more than a million U.S. power outages has long since cleared out, yet its effects are expected to linger for days as utility crews work...