Thursday was the state Senate's "Getaway Day," and its exit from Albany was sped up by last-minute changes to the committee schedule.
Roger Hull has named a Schenectady resident with experience in running state Assembly campaigns as his campaign manager in his quest for the office of Schenectady mayor.
Buster the cat must have been graced with nine lives, because on June 1 his memory will live on through the first state Animal Advocacy Day in the Legislative Office Building in Albany.
"This morning's breakfast was a huge success," host Assemblyman George Amedore, R-Rotterdam, said in a press release
Mayoral candidate Roger Hull is calling for an all-out push to convince GE to build its solar panel manufacturing plant in Schenectady.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he and his executive staff will reduce their salary by five percent. The reduction will also the budget for the executive chamber.
Most New Yorkers, according to a new Siena Research Institute poll, want to hear Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo's views on the state's economy during his inaugural address.
Local state Senators Roy McDonald, R-Saratoga, and Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, will both be members of the new Task Force on the Revitalization of the Racing Industry in New York.
These late donations are seen as the final push in tight races and could indicate a candidate’s desperation or their winning edge.
Incumbent Murphy received support from 42 percent of those surveyed and Gibson, 51 percent.