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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [April 16,2012]

One Year Later: No News On Libous Ethics Complaint

State senator Thomas Libous had asked the state ethics panel to act quickly on a complaint against him filed by Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan.

But a year after Ryan mailed the formal complaint to the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, no information is available about the status of the agency's review of the matter

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hickey: “Now’s The Time” for Binghamton Race

Edward Hickey says he's "sure a lot of people" were surprised by his announcement that he plans to run for the Republican nomination for Binghamton mayor.

Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, the 45-year-old Hickey said he'd been "kicking around the idea for a couple of months."

Hickey, who

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Another Candidate For Binghamton Mayor

A Binghamton businessman says he wants to run for mayor.

45-year-old Edward Hickey plans to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination next week.

Campaign manager Quintin Maidment said Hickey manages Fitzie's Irish Pub and the Belmar Pub, both located on Main Street in Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hanna To Hold Open Door Session In Cortlandville

Area residents will have an opportunity to discuss their concerns with Congressman Richard Hanna this weekend.

The Oneida County Republican has scheduled an "open door meeting" on Saturday in Cortlandville

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

David Now Running For Binghamton Mayor

Six weeks after saying he would not be a candidate for mayor of Binghamton, Richard David Monday said he's changed his mind.

David plans to make a formal announcement on April 25 at Terra Cotta Catering on State Street

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Kristine Bellino/WIBX News

DiNapoli: Budget Process Lacked Transparency

New York State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli gives Governor Cuomo and the legislature credit for finishing work on the budget before the fiscal year started Monday.

But DiNapoli is withholding final judgment on the specifics in the package approved by the Senate and Assembly last week

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WNBF News file photo

Ryan: “I’ll Seriously Look At A Third Term”

Anything can happen on a live radio broadcast, especially on April First.

Binghamton mayor Matthew Ryan called WNBF's Binghamton Now program today a few minutes after a caller who identified himself as "Bill" said he'd overheard Ryan over the weekend talking about launching a bid for a third term.

The city's t

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Daniel Barry/Getty Images

New York State Assembly Approves $135 Billion Budget

The New York State Assembly worked throughout the day and into the night Thursday to finalize a $135 billion budget before the April 1st deadline and finished passing individual bills shortly before midnight

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Broome County Schools to Get More New York State Aid

School districts in Broome County are poised to get over $6 million more in New York State aid than originally proposed in Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget.State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo of Endwell says language in the budget dealing with the income wealth ratio that penalized poorer districts by rounding up their average wealth has been changed

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Hanna: Mostly Positive Reaction For Gay Marriage Stand

Congressman Richard Hanna says he's heard from many constituents since he signed a legal brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage.

The Oneida County Republican says he added his name to the statement because it's legal in New York state for gay people to marry

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