Assault weapon deadline arrives

Assault weapon deadline arrives

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
New Yorkers are required to register their assault weapons under the state’s new gun-control law today — or face time behind bars.
 
ALBANY

Cleanup plan for Niagara River costs $380 million

Monday, April 14, 2014
The Buffalo Sewer Authority will spend $380 million over the next 20 years to reduce the amount of untreated sewage and stormwater runoff flowing into the Niagara River, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.
 
ROCHESTER

NY Senate task force on opiate addiction to meet

Monday, April 14, 2014
A legislative task force is continuing its review of ways to address the rise in heroin and opioid abuse.
 
BLENHEIM & GILBOA

NYPA begins relicensing Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project

Friday, April 11, 2014
The New York Power Authority is looking to renew the operating license for its hydroelectric plant on the Schoharie Creek.
 
ALBANY

Feds take last of NY panel's anti-corruption cases

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Federal prosecutors are taking the remaining files of New York's anti-corruption commission as the panel shuts down, and they plan to complete the state investigations, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Thursday.
 

Cuomo in western NY to discuss state budget

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be in two western New York suburbs to discuss the state budget passed by the Legislature just before the April 1 deadline.
 

NY health commissioner steps down for Calif. job

Thursday, April 10, 2014
New York Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will step down in June to take an executive position with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan in California, the health department said Wednesday.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County Legislature leaves use of county seal up to clerk

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Local gun owners don’t want anything to do with the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act. And they’ve renewed a push to urge Schenectady County to follow suit.
 
ALBANY

Albany forum focuses on problem gambling

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Amid the scramble for jobs, money and prestige in the effort to build new casinos in New York state, the negative impact of gambling is sometimes ignored.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County Legislature backs health insurance savings act

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Schenectady County Legislature voted Tuesday to encourage the passage of the Municipal Health Insurance Savings Act.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo names members of NY juvenile justice group

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has named 16 members to his commission on juvenile justice.
 
ALBANY

New York governor takes aim at racy subway ad

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
New York transit officials say they will reconsider their advertising standards after a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo objected to a cleavage-baring subway ad for breast enhancement surgery.
 
ALBANY

Green Party's Hawkins begins bid for NY governor

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins is kicking off his campaign for New York governor, vowing to build on his third-place finish four years ago.
 
ALBANY

NY hunters killed 1,358 bears in 2013 season

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
State officials say New York hunters killed 1,358 black bears during the 2013 hunting seasons, the second-highest number on record.
 
ALBANY

NY Gov. Cuomo hosts beer, wine, cider summit

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hosting a second beer, wine, spirits and cider summit to talk about ways to grow the industry.
 
 

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