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The Environmental Committee Chairs in the legislature have proposed a $5 billion dollar environmental bond act, to be voted on in November 2014. But, at an Assembly hearing on the state’s environmental budget, advocates say a bigger concern is...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will speak next month at Cornell University. Cornell officials say Bush will join State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher for an event on education on Oct. 24. The event is being...
The Burmese Community Support Center on Buffalo’s Westside aims to assist the city’s large Burmese population. What makes the center unique is that it’s run by the Burmese community. Client Services Coordinator Chan Thu says the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Assembly plans to hold a hearing on a proposed $5 billion environmental bond for upgrades and repairs to water and sewage systems. Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, who chairs the Environmental Conservation Committee,...
Federal officials visited BAE Systems near Binghamton today to announce $13 million in grants for fuel cell-powered mass transit. The grants went to a range of manufacturers and transit agencies across the country. At a refurbished IBM plant in...
The school year starts for school children in New York this week and next week. It comes amid concerns over low test scores for many of the state’s students, and harsh rhetoric from Governor Cuomo, saying he wants a “death penalty...