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Reform groups are focusing attention on Governor Cuomo’s anti corruption commission’s recommendations to beef up the anemic State Board of Elections. They still are not giving up hope of public campaign financing for state wide races....
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers in Albany, Rochester, Syracuse, suburban Buffalo and other communities will be wearing blue and rallying as part of a national "Day of Action" today. Beyond pressing for more funding, New York educators...
Rallies targeting fast food restaurants were held in cities across the country today as part of a campaign to raise the federal minimum wage but the movement faces strong opposition from both within and outside of the fast food industry. Walkouts...
NY seeks $30M in proposals for renewable energy ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is seeking proposals for $30 million worth of commercial renewable energy projects in New York City and the Hudson Valley. The New York State Energy Research...
At least one of the first four casinos that will be built in Upstate New York is coming to the Southern Tier.  Binghamton officials are putting their support behind building it in the Greater Binghamton area. The Binghamton City Council voted...
NY registration drive for STAR property tax breaks ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Officials are trying to get more homeowners to register for New York's STAR property tax break before the end-of-year deadline. State tax officials are providing direct...