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Cuomo's tough decisions delayed past Election Day
ALBANY

Cuomo's tough decisions delayed past Election Day

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Thanks to either serendipity or Cuomo's dexterity, several politically charged decisions are off the table, pushed back until after the election.
 
ALBANY

NY to study legal representation for the poor

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
Researchers plan to study the availability of lawyers for indigent defendants at initial court appearances in six New York counties.
 
Cuomo wants to create faith-based services agency
ALBANY

Cuomo wants to create faith-based services agency

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to create a new state Office of Faith-Based Community Services to help religious organizations that provide food, education, health care or other social services, he said Thursday.
 
BUFFALO

New York teachers sue over test confidentiality

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
New York's largest teachers union is suing the state Education Department over what it views as a "gag order" on teachers who score state tests.
 
NEW YORK

Citigroup returning $16M in advisory fee deal

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
A Citigroup unit has reached an agreement with the state of New York to return almost $16 million to more than 31,000 customers across the country who were charged higher advisory fees than they negotiated.
 
BUFFALO

Debate set for New York governor's race

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
A date is set for a debate in New York's governor's race.
 
NY court hears arguments that chimps have rights
ALBANY

NY court hears arguments that chimps have rights

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
A New York appeals court is hearing a novel legal effort to have chimpanzees declared "persons" rather than "things" so the animals can be freed from what critics say are inhumane conditions.
 
ALBANY

4 Northeast states stand together against heroin

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Four Northeastern states have agreed to collaborate in investigations of heroin trafficking that often cross state lines, authorities said Wednesday.
 
46TH SENATE DISTRICT

Poll: Amedore leads Tkaczyk by 10 points in Senate rematch

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
In the rematch for the 46th state Senate District seat, Republican George Amedore holds a 10-point lead over incumbent Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, according to a Siena Research poll released this morning.
 
ALBANY

NY invests $1.4M in specialty crop programs

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
New York state is setting aside $1.4 million to study and promote a growing part of the state's agricultural economy: specialty crops like hops, wine grapes, sweet corn and onions.
 
ALBANY

Advocate for disabled walking across NY

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
A 62-year-old former chef is walking across New York to call attention to the treatment of the disabled in state care.
 
New York lags in gambling addiction help
ALBANY

New York lags in gambling addiction help

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
New York state government makes more off of gambling than Nevada, New Jersey or any other state. But it spends far less than its peers to fight gambling addiction.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo: New NY outdoor access projects open

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
New outdoor projects completed by the Department of Environmental Conservation across New York provide enhanced access for fishing, hunting, kayaking, and wildlife observation.
 
ALBANY

Schumer wants faster action on synthetic marijuana

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Sen. Charles Schumer says the federal Drug Enforcement Agency needs to speed up its fight against synthetic marijuana.
 
CAPITAL REGION

State grants to help power area solar projects

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
Nearly 150 schools, government offices and private businesses in New York state will soon sport gleaming new solar panels, thanks to $94 million in clean energy awards announced Friday by the governor’s office.
 
 

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