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ALBANY

Flags at half-staff in honor of Fort Drum soldier

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Flags on New York government buildings will be flying at half-staff to honor of a Fort Drum soldier fatally injured during combat in Afghanistan earlier this month.
 
CAPITOL

Waterford gets $3 million for efforts to deal with flood threat

Thursday, April 24, 2014
The village of Waterford received $3 million from the state for its post-Irene reconstruction plan, and final recovery plans for Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie counties were presented during a NY Rising conference Wednesday.
 
Texas Gov. challenges Cuomo on business
ALBANY

Texas Gov. challenges Cuomo on business

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is countering Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest initiative to lure businesses from out of state.
 
AUSTIN, Texas

In New York, Gov. Perry challenges Cuomo to debate

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo's turf.
 
ALBANY

Coalition seeks answers on NY crude oil shipments

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A coalition of environmental groups and local residents is asking the state Department of Environmental Conservation to set a deadline for a crude oil shipper to provide more details on its Albany port operations.
 
HERKIMER

Dig planned at site of NY Revolutionary War fort

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
An archaeological dig is planned for later this spring at the Mohawk Valley site of a Revolutionary War fort that played a role in one of the conflict's bloodiest battles.
 

Gov. Cuomo's ratings slip again in Siena poll

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A new poll shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo's rating among New York voters has slipped for the third straight month, but he still leads his only Republican challenger for office by 30 points.

 
ALBANY

Cuomo names campaign manager, media consultant

Monday, April 21, 2014
The manager from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2010 campaign is returning to lead his re-election bid, the New York State Democratic Committee announced Monday.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Forum planned on nanocollege’s bigger impact after merger

Sunday, April 20, 2014
State Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, will host a forum Tuesday on leveraging the Albany nanocollege’s ties in Utica to boost economic development and job creation.
 
ALBANY

Revised fraud case against ex-leader of NY Senate

Friday, April 18, 2014
When the former leader of New York's Senate goes to trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.
 
ROCHESTER

Empire State Games revival group to disband

Friday, April 18, 2014
The not-for-profit foundation hoping to relaunch the Empire State Games intends to disband.
 
ALBANY

New commission to advise state on proposed education funding

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo formed a Smart Schools Commission, which will advise the state on how to invest the proposed $2 billion bond act and bring technology into classrooms statewide
 
New York political leader Basil Paterson dies
NEW YORK

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87.
 
ALBANY

NY comptroller says dubious tax refunds blocked

Thursday, April 17, 2014
The New York Comptroller's Office reports stopping more than $24 million in questionable personal income tax refunds so far this year, saying it has found 7,482 improper filings, up 18 percent from last year.
 
ALBANY

Trial-level judge upholds state’s tougher gun law

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A trial-level judge has dismissed a challenge to New York’s new gun law, rejecting legal claims that the law was pushed through the Legislature improperly and that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment.
 
 

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