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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...
Libous Discusses Fracking Report [AUDIO]
New York State Senator Thomas Libous was interviewed on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Thursday. He discussed his support for high-volume hydraulic fracturing and responded to questions related to a Bloomberg News report.
Libous insisted his support for fracking in the Marcellus Shale is no…
Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo
People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final d…
NY Business Leader: State Ads Are “Frustrating”
The head of a New York state coalition of business and trade groups says he's hearing plenty of questions about the television commercials people are seeing touting a "New New York."
Unshackle Upstate executive director Brian Sampson says many New York business owners he's…
35 Pounds Of Yogurt For Each New Yorker!
Yogurt production in New York state rose 25 percent last year, according to figures released by the state.
According to Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, New York yogurt processors churned out 692 million pounds of yogurt in 2012, compared to 554 million pounds in the previous year...
NY Senate May Approve Medical Marijuana Bill
State Senator Diane Savino says a measure to allow New Yorkers to use marijuana for medicinal purposes may be passed by the Senate this year.
Savino, a Staten Island Democrat, says "we are certainly a lot closer now than ever" to approval of a medical marijuana bill by both houses o…
Libous: Budget Talks Continue on Specific Issues
There's a conceptual agreement on a New York state budget but plenty of details still have to be addressed before a final spending plan is adopted by lawmakers.
Senator Thomas Libous says among the issues to be determined is the size of funding cuts for programs that help New Yorkers with disabi…
Gun Law Foes Protest In Binghamton
People opposed to New York state's recently-enacted gun regulations demonstrated in downtown Binghamton this afternoon.
John O'Brien of the town of Chenango told WNBF News he helped organize the local event.
O'Brien said hundreds of signatures had been collected to show support for Broo…

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