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Broome Legislator Charged With DWI Speaks

The Broome County Legislator who recently pleaded guilty to drunk driving after a bicyclist was hit on Clinton Street in Binghamton earlier this month says he is bolstered by the support he has received

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Teachout To Discuss Corruption In Binghamton Visit

Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout is planning to talk about political corruption during a visit to Binghamton.

Teachout, who challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo in a September Democratic primary, is scheduled to discuss her new book, "Corruption In America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United

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Broome County government

Broome GOP Leader: Fiala Should Resign

The Broome County Republican chairman has called on Anthony Fiala Jr. to resign from his seat on the county legislature.

The 49-year-old Fiala pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated after police accused him of striking a bicyclist on Clinton Street in Binghamton

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Binghamton Looks to Address Sewer Fund Deficit

Binghamton Mayor Richard David is crafting a plan to fix a $4.2 million deficit in the Binghamton Sewer Fund.

The Republican is blaming the administration of former mayor, Democrat, Matthew Ryan for leaving the deficit in the City’s Sewer Fund, which totals $11

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[AUDIO] Libous, Starzak Debate On “Binghamton Now”

The candidates for the 52nd District seat in the New York State Senate faced each other in a live debate broadcast Friday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Republican incumbent Thomas Libous and Democratic challenger Anndrea Starzak discussed some of the issues and challenges facing the Southern Tier and the state.

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Debate Over Possible Raises for Three Broome Administrative Positions

Broome County Executive Debra Preston says giving two County department heads and the Deputy County Executive ten percent raises is a good idea but some Democrats disagree.

Preston says after former Deputy Executive Bijoy Datta quit, his salary was saved and could be divided between Deputy County Executive John Bernardo, Social Services Commissioner Art Johnson and Public Works Commissioner Dan Schofield, who took over the duties that had been handled by Datta

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Broome County Elected Officials Might be Off the Industrial Development Agency

Broome County Executive Debra Preston and some county legislators may be having one duty removed in the future. A motion tot eliminate elected officials from the Broome County Industrial Development Agency has moved forward but still needs approval by the full legislature

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Binghamton City Council Members Consider Pay Raise

Some Binghamton City Council members want to make more money.

A proposal is expected to be considered in upcoming weeks that would give council members their first raise in 26 years.

The incremental increases wouldn’t begin until 2016

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 9, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [July 9, 2014]

Hawkins To Tour Pennsylvania Fracking Sites

The Green Party candidate for New York governor plans to visit fracking sites in Pennsylvania.

Howie Hawkins intends to tour parts of Susquehanna County on Thursday to see areas where high-volume hydraulic fracturing is being used to obtain natural gas

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Broome Mental Health Clinic Hearing Held

Dozens of people turned out for a meeting hosted by some Broome County Legislators to talk about the potential closing of the Broome County Mental Health Clinic.

The current county budget proposal calls for eliminating 20 jobs from the facility

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