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Astorino “Leaning Towards” Challenging Cuomo
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is getting closer to launching a bid for governor.
During an interview at WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now studio, the 46-year-old Republican said he's "leaning towards" running. He said he expected to make a decision in "45 to…
Broome Exec: “Encouraged” By Cuomo Tax Plan
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston is expressing support for Governor Cuomo's tax reform proposals outlined in his State of the State address.
In a statement released by her office after Cuomo delivered his speech Wednesday afternoon, Preston said her pledge since taking office "has…
Southern Tier Fracking Foes Heading To Albany
People opposed to high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas development in New York are planning to protest during Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address.
Buses from Binghamton and from across the state are expected to bring people to Albany on Wednesday for a rally to coincid…
Cuomo: Casino Plan Will Boost Southern Tier Economy
Governor Andrew Cuomo says voter approval of expanded casino gambling in New York State is "really great news."
A constitutional amendment to allow the creation of as many as seven full-scale casino operations passed on Tuesday.
Cuomo visited Binghamton Wednesday afternoon to express…
Crouch Wants Rest Areas Reopened
State assemblyman Clifford Crouch says some highway rest areas that were closed a few years ago in a cost-cutting move should be put back in service.
Crouch, a Bainbridge Republican, says drivers and passengers "remain at risk" if the rest stops that were shut down in 2010 aren&apos…
Pro-Gas Group Blasts New York Moratorium
An energy industry organization has launched an effort to call more attention to New York State's effective moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
The Independent Oil and Gas Association is publicizing information it says will show what the state has lost as development of natural gas i…
New York State Changes Election Night Procedures
The reporting of voting results in New York state may be expedited as a result of a law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The law is designed to improve election night procedures followed by county boards of election.
According to the governor's office, portable memory devices can be used instead of ha…
Broome DA Named To Public Corruption Panel
Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen has been appointed to a state commission established to investigate public corruption.
Governor Andrew Cuomo named about two-dozen people to the panel set up under the Moreland Act.
Cuomo moved to form the commission after lawmakers failed to act on major …
Broome Man: New York Is “Closed For Business”
A Binghamton-area man is taking issue with Governor Cuomo's contention that New York is more business friendly than in the past.
Victor Furman of the town of Barker is responding to Empire State Development's multi-million dollar ad campaign asserting New York is "Open for Business…
Broome, Tioga Buyouts Receive Boost From State
Local costs associated with the planned buyouts of flood-damaged properties in Broome, Tioga and 15 other New York counties will be covered using federal funds being funneled through the state.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will use money from the U...

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