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Supervisor Says Secession Suggestion Wasn’t Serious

The Conklin Town Supervisor says he wasn’t really serious when he said the Southern Tier of New York should secede and become part of Pennsylvania after an indefinite ban on high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York was declared in December

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Student Announcing Bid for Binghamton City Council

A Binghamton University student wants to get involved in local government.

Conrad Taylor is planning to run as a Democrat to seek a seat on Binghamton City Council. In a statement, Taylor said he intends to seek the Fourth District seat

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Broome Tax Foreclosure Properties to be Auctioned

Dozens of properties are being offered for sale to the highest bidder this month.

55 properties that had been placed under tax foreclosure are being auctioned off February 21 at the Holiday Inn in downtown Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Proposal Would Change Broome Public Hearing Times

More people may be able to make it to Broome County government public hearings in the future without having to skip out of work.

Legislation is being introduced to make sure all public hearings held by the County Legislature, County Executive or any agency or department of Broome County government would start no earlier than 5 p

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New Leadership in the New York Assembly Vows Reform

The new Speaker of the New York State Assembly is a Democrat from the Bronx.

Carl Heastie was elected by the house to take over from Sheldon Silver, who took a seat among the rank and file yesterday to vote for Heastie as the new leader

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Sen. Libous on Trial in July

New York State Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton is to appear in Federal Court in White Plains July 13 to face one charge of making a false statement to the FBI.

The Republican is accused of lying to federal authorities when they asked if he used his political influence to land a job at a downstate law firm for his son

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New York Casino Work Groups to Form

New York State is setting perimeters for the development of new, full-service casinos.

The Gaming Commission is setting up three regulatory workgroups to work on a first-draft of proposed rules

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Broome County Pay Raises are Vetoed

Pay for non-union Broome County employees, including elected officials, will not be tied to the rates negotiated between the county and its largest employees’ union.

County Executive Debra Preston has vetoed a resolution that would have given annual raises based on the rate in the Civil Service Employees Association contract

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Legislator Plans Pay Raise Petition Drive

Broome County Legislator Jason Garnar says he will collect signatures calling for a referendum should the County Executive sign a measure into law that would give non-union county employees, including elected officials, pay raises based on the rate negotiated with the Civil Service Employees Association

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Senator Libous’ Son Convicted of Subscribing to False Tax Return

New York State Senator Thomas Libous’ son has been convicted of three counts concerning income tax fraud allegations and cleared of the more serious charge of obstructing the IRS.

Attorney, 37 year old Matthew Libous was found guilty in Federal Court of three counts of subscribing to false tax returns while he was acquitted of the more serious count of obstructing the IRS

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