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One of the top issues of the 2014 legislative session will be taxes. While Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut taxes, some, including New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, want to raise them. In a year where Governor Cuomo and all 213 of the...
A number of new laws will soon take effect in New York come January first. Among the changes are a raise in the minimum wage and tax cuts for some New Yorkers. Hitting the books in the new year are the first of three new tax cuts for small...
Flu activity now widespread in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state. The state Health Department confirms...
The new Mayor of Binghamton, Rich David, will be sworn in at City Hall on January 1st. David replaces Matt Ryan. After 8 years, Ryan is termed out of office at the end of the day tomorrow. We thought that now would be a good time to take a look back...
The New York Times editorial board called the core a once in a generation opportunity;  US Secretary of Educaiton Arne Duncan says the new curriculum may prove to be" the single greatest thing to happen to public education in America since...
With winter officially here, New York’s food pantries and soup kitchens are feeling the strain of feeding the hungry, especially after two key benefit cuts form the federal government. The FOCUS food pantry, sponsored by six Albany area...