Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

STATE AND NATION


NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

By ANNA GRONEWOLD and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) There’s a big...


If you build it, they’ll stay; Boomers remodel their homes

If you build it, they’ll stay; Boomers remodel their homes

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) If you build it,...


Public defenders push strict laws for interrogation footage

Public defenders push strict laws for interrogation footage

By ANNA GRONEWOLD Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Adrian Thomas falsely confessed to harming...


Oaks gives update on State Budget progress

Oaks gives update on State Budget progress

Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon), the ranking member on the Assembly Ways and Means...


Trump’s first budget boosts military, cuts domestic programs

Trump’s first budget boosts military, cuts domestic programs

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump has finalized his first...


Big thaw? Looks like small businesses ending hiring freeze

Big thaw? Looks like small businesses ending hiring freeze

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) The hiring freeze at...


Bankers ask for help saving seniors from financial scammers

Bankers ask for help saving seniors from financial scammers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Advocates for the elderly say each year con artists and greedy...


Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes

Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes

By MARY ESCH Associated Press FLORIDA, N.Y. (AP) When Denise Krohn came home to...


Trump’s first weeks spawn anxiety, discord at some companies

Trump’s first weeks spawn anxiety, discord at some companies

President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have spawned anxiety and even arguments at...


Media fact-checking more aggressive under Trump

Media fact-checking more aggressive under Trump

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) These days of alternative facts,...


New York pumps up gambling treatment as new casinos open

New York pumps up gambling treatment as new casinos open

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  Thousands of new slot machines and table games debuting this month...


Lawmakers question cost of Gov. Cuomo’s free tuition plan

Lawmakers question cost of Gov. Cuomo’s free tuition plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State lawmakers questioned the price tag of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan...


Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Call it contraception equality. Vasectomies, which are not covered under President...


Governor Cuomo proposes decriminalizing marijuana

Governor Cuomo proposes decriminalizing marijuana

Albany, N.Y. (WHAM) – Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed another marijuana-related initiative as part of...


New York state Legislature begins 2017 session

New York state Legislature begins 2017 session

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state lawmakers began their work for 2017 Wednesday with...


Tesla, Panasonic to make solar cells in Buffalo

Tesla, Panasonic to make solar cells in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said...


Upstate NY groups getting $60M in US funds to help homeless

Upstate NY groups getting $60M in US funds to help homeless

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)  More than three dozen organizations across upstate New York will be...


Manufacturing growing at solid pace in New York, hiring lags

Manufacturing growing at solid pace in New York, hiring lags

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Manufacturers in New York state...


Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers...


Citing complaints, NY prosecutor wants voting rules changed

Citing complaints, NY prosecutor wants voting rules changed

By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Unprecedented complaints about New York’s presidential...


Prisons fight opioids with $1,000 injection: Does it work?

Prisons fight opioids with $1,000 injection: Does it work?

ME SHERIDAN, Ill. (AP) U.S. prisons are experimenting with a high-priced monthly injection that...


Trump’s America: For many supporters, Trump is a thing called hope

Trump’s America: For many supporters, Trump is a thing called hope

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) On election night, when Donald Trump claimed victory in her home...


The Election Impact: How consumers are reacting

The Election Impact: How consumers are reacting

Americans have been anxious about the contentious presidential election, and when they get fretful,...


Power companies file suit challenging NY nuclear subsidies

Power companies file suit challenging NY nuclear subsidies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Power companies have sued New York utility regulators over the...


NY Agency Has No Record of Required Referrals of Abuse Cases

NY Agency Has No Record of Required Referrals of Abuse Cases

By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, ASSOCIATED PRESS New York’s oversight agency for the disabled has no...


Senator Nozzolio announces $1 Million in State Funding for Nextgen Food Tech

Senator Nozzolio announces $1 Million in State Funding for Nextgen Food Tech

New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced today a major advancement in food...


NY County sues drugmakers over addictive painkillers

NY County sues drugmakers over addictive painkillers

By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) A suburban New York county struggling...


Governor: Effort to combat corruption is ‘aggressive action’

Governor: Effort to combat corruption is ‘aggressive action’

By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state has a new law...


Audit faults NY tourism promotion after damaging storms

Audit faults NY tourism promotion after damaging storms

By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration failed to...


Wind, nuclear advance as NY moves ahead with energy plan

Wind, nuclear advance as NY moves ahead with energy plan

By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state committed last year...