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Fiala Gets No Thanks From Cuomo For Senate Bid
Governor Cuomo - who had said he would "do whatever I can do to elect Barbara Fiala" to the state Senate - didn't call his former DMV commissioner after she lost the special election to Republican Frederick Akshar.
Fiala was the Democratic candidate in the race to fill the unexpired term of…
New Questions Raised on NYS Fracking Policies
Recently-released documents suggest the Cuomo administration was aware of a Tioga County propane fracking proposal when it acted to restrict high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, said he sought documents from the Department of Environmental Conserv…
Cuomo Wants Fiala to Succeed Libous in Senate
Governor Andrew Cuomo has started campaigning for Barbara Fiala for the state Senate seat vacated with the federal court conviction of Thomas Libous.
Less than 24 hours after Libous was found guilty of lying to the FBI, Cuomo said Fiala - a former Broome County executive - would "be fantasti…
NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some
A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.
The Cuomo wage board made the recommendation Wednesday afternoon. The state Department of Labor would have to authorize the action before it is implemented...
Cuomo Asked to Provide Details on Fracking Ban
Environmentalists are seeking information from Governor Andrew Cuomo on how a possible ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing will be implemented in New York state.
The state's environmental conservation and health commissioners announced on December 17 that they would not support fracking for …
Broome County Town Officials May OK Fracking
Despite Governor Cuomo's announced fracking ban, officials in the town of Windsor are looking to find a way to allow development of natural gas resources.
A report on the website of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg indicates the town plans to adopt its own regulations that would allow some forms o…
Tractor Trailer Ban On Parts Of Interstate 81
Large commercial trucks have been ordered off sections of Interstate 81 and other upstate highways because of dangerous travel conditions.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the action late this afternoon.
According to the governor's office, The New York State Department of Transportation was banning tra…
New York State Government Website Revamped
The official New York State government website has been redesigned.
The revised site - NY.gov - was launched today. It's said to be the first major redesign of the website in 15 years.
In a statement posted on the site, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the changes are part of an effort to make state se…
Stenger Discusses SUNY Sexual Assault Initiative
Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says implementing a consistent policy dealing with sexual assault for the State University of New York should be useful in helping the system's 64 campuses address the issue.
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced SUNY would put in place a unif…
Teachout Discusses Campaign On Binghamton Now
Law professor Zephyr Teachout says she's "just thrilled" with how well her campaign performed against Governor Andrew Cuomo's well-financed reelection operation.
The latest unofficial returns from Tuesday's Democratic primary voting showed Cuomo defeating Teachout by …

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