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Billion-dollar plan would expand upstate broadband access
CAPITOL

Billion-dollar plan would expand upstate broadband access

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
The state will spend $500 million by 2019 to increase access to high-speed broadband Internet service across the state, the Cuomo administration announced Friday.
 
ALBANY

NY lawmaker to offer 3 bills aimed at trust in justice

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
A longtime Brooklyn lawmaker says he'll again introduce three bills he calls "essential to re-establishing trust" between the police and minority communities.
 
ALBANY

New York issues plan to protect, restore ocean resources

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
State officials have released a draft 10-year action plan to protect and restore the state's ocean resources and address issues facing coastal communities.
 
Stalemate over women's rights bills in NY Legislature may end
ALBANY

Stalemate over women's rights bills in NY Legislature may end

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
State Sen. Diane Savino said this week that the votes don't exist for the Senate to pass a stronger abortion bill, and that shouldn't keep lawmakers from enacting eight other women's rights measures.
 
ALBANY

Appellate judge from Buffalo picked for top NY court

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday selected a judge from the midlevel Appellate Division in Buffalo for the remaining vacancy on the state's highest court.
 
Cuomo: $1.5B upstate NY economic competition
ROCHESTER

Cuomo: $1.5B upstate NY economic competition

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
It's the economic hunger games, upstate edition: seven upstate New York regions will compete against each other to win $1.5 billion in economic development money in a contest proposed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
 
CAPITOL

Santabarbara calls for independent consumer advocate

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, is backing legislation that would create an independent consumer advocate to help reduce energy costs for homeowners.
 
ALBANY

NY Gov. Cuomo picks new economic development chief

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
New York's governor has picked a business leader from Buffalo to lead the agency charged with improving the entire state's economy.
 
ALBANY

NY Senate approves 8 women's rights bills, not abortion measure

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
New York's Republican-controlled Senate has approved eight bills intended to ensure women's rights in the workplace and housing but excluded a ninth measure to codify abortion rights that the Democrat-controlled Assembly supports.
 

Former state Corrections official charged with sexual harassment

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

A former state official who lives in Clifton Park is accused of sexually harassing a subordinate state employee.
 
ALBANY

Education advocates plan "Moral Monday" gathering in Albany

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Education advocates plan to gather at New York state's Capitol building in Albany for an event they're calling "Moral Monday."
 
NY Legislature begins 2015 session, waits for Cuomo's return
ALBANY

NY Legislature begins 2015 session, waits for Cuomo's return

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
New York lawmakers gaveled into 2015 Wednesday, beginning a six-month session that's likely to focus on education policy, New York City's rent laws and the debate over police safety and alleged misconduct.
 
Gibson to step down after current term
19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Gibson to step down after current term

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson said Tuesday he is done with Congress after his current term, but not with politics.
 
Gov. Cuomo eulogizes father as a crusader, poet, friend
NEW YORK

Gov. Cuomo eulogizes father as a crusader, poet, friend

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Former Gov. Mario Cuomo's legacy as a liberal leader, powerful orator and immigrant's son whose humble upbringing inspired his approach to public service were championed at his funeral Tuesday.
 
Hundreds wait to pay respects to former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo
NEW YORK

Hundreds wait to pay respects to former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
New Yorkers of all ages and races have gathered outside a New York City funeral home to pay their respects to the Mario Cuomo.
 
 

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