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State Offers Business Incentives to Curb Unemployment

New York State will distribute $6 million in federal grants to companies that hire long-term unemployed individuals as part of a new initiative to combat unemployment.

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401(k)2012, Flickr

Tax Return Extension Runs Out on 560K New Yorkers Oct. 15

Less than one month remains until the Oct. 15 the deadline for 560,000 New Yorkers who requested a six-month extension to file their 2011 individual income tax returns. Nationwide about 10.5 million taxpayers requested an automatic six-month extension this year.

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State Lawmakers And Environmental Activists Express Opposition To Hydro Fracking
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Libous Receives Threats as Fracking Debate Heats Up

The gas drilling debate is beginning heat to a boiling point throughout the Southern Tier.

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State Republicans Launch Online Petition Calling for Sheldon Silver’s Resignation

State republicans have followed Republican Chair Ed Cox’s lead in calling for the resignation of Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

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SUNY Kicks Off Smart Track Campaign to Ease Loan Defaults

State University of New York chancellor Nancy Zimpher and the SUNY board of trustees announced on Tuesday the SUNY Smart Track campaign to combat student debt throughout New York and set a national model as college students across the country are taking on more loan debt than ever before.

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No More Booze — Libous Tightens Restrictions on Allowed Welfare Spending

State senator Tom Libous authored the “Public Assistance Integrity Act” to protect taxpayer dollars and help ensure public assistance is put to proper use.

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NYS: Horses Need Vaccinations

New Yorkers who own horses are being urged to be sure their animals are properly vaccinated.

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Sigfrid Lundberg, Flickr

Schneiderman Issues Tips to Avoid Texting Scams Following Game Theory Settlement

Attorney General Eric  Schneiderman on Saturday announced a settlement with Game Theory, a mobile-content corporation based in San Jose, Calif., following an investigation that revealed the company was sending spam text messages to New Yorkers and then tricking them into signing up for texting services.

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Primary Election Day in New York State

Today is primary election day in New York State.

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New Yorkers Put Trust in Governor Cuomo

According to a poll released on Wednesday, New York voters want Governor Andrew Cuomo not legislators to clean up legislative corruption in New York State.

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