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Whenever an oil or gas well is drilled, the material that comes out of the well can include rocks and drilling mud and brine and water. New York and the other states in the Marcellus region allow that waste, which comes up before a well is fracked,...
New York state will now permit medical marijuana for some patients, now that the legislature has approved the measure. The bill awaits Governor Cuomo's signature. The lengthy debate in the state senate included some objections. Many senators,...
Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed on three major items at the close of the legislative session. But they also left a lot of unfinished business at the table. Lawmakers made the most of the deals that they reached in the final days of the...
NY yogurt makers picked for school lunch program ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - School children in seven states will be eating New York yogurt this fall under a school lunch program operated by the federal government. U.S. senators Kirsten Gillibrand and...
Officials in the Town of Union have thrown their support behind a proposed casino at Traditions at the Glen by a vote of 4-0. The resolution in support passed last night is required by the state’s casino application process. The casino had...
Two retirees from the Pennsylvania Department of Health say its employees were silenced on the issue of Marcellus Shale drilling. The two former employees – a community health nurse and a staffer in the Bureau of Epidemiology – say that...