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State offers new plan for Lake Desolation State Forest, other Adirondack areas

Monday, July 7, 2014
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed new campsites and fishing access in the Lake Desolation State Forest in Greenfield as part of a new Adirondack recreational development plan.
 
ALBANY

Filings show big jump in NY Speaker's legal income

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Newly filed financial disclosures show 2013 was a good year for New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's private law practice.
 
CAPITOL

Bruno asks state to pay $2.4M legal bill

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Former state Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno has officially submitted paperwork with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman seeking $2.4 million from the state for his legal expenses.
 
NEW YORK

NY state senator indicted; accused of lying to FBI

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Top ranking state Sen. Thomas Libous is facing charges that he lied to the FBI about using his elected position to arrange a law firm job and an inflated salary for his son.
 
NEW YORK

$25 M settlement in NY veterans charity case

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A direct-mail fundraising company that sent solicitations on behalf of a disabled veterans' charity but took in most of the money raised will pay $9.7 million in damages and the charity will re-organize its board and reform its practices as part of a $24.6 million settlement.
 
State's high court OKs fracking bans
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

State's high court OKs fracking bans

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Elected officials in Schoharie County were ecstatic about the state Court of Appeals’ ruling Monday morning that gives municipalities the right to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders.
 
BUFFALO

Gillibrand: Extend Erie Canal's heritage status

Monday, June 30, 2014
Two federal lawmakers from New York are calling on Congress to extend the Erie Canal's designation as a national heritage corridor.
 
ALBANY

New York state waives fishing license requirement

Saturday, June 28, 2014
It's a free fishing weekend in New York state.
 
NEW YORK

NYC jails neglected suicide precautions

Friday, June 27, 2014
In one case, a mentally ill New York City inmate hanged himself from a shower pipe on his third try in three days.
 
ALBANY

NY ups spending for disabled outside institutions

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Federal statistics show New York has stepped up spending to give the disabled a choice to live outside institutions since a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
 
CAPITOL

Independent caucus to rejoin state Senate Democrats after elections

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A faction of renegade Democrats in the New York state Senate vowed to return to the Democratic fold Wednesday, a move that would end its partnership with Republicans and potentially hand control of the Senate back to Democrats.
 
ALBANY

EPA questions Cuomo's Tappan Zee Bridge plan

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Federal officials are questioning New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
 
ALBANY

960K NYers sign for insurance under new health law

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
More than 960,000 New York residents have signed up for insurance under the state's new health plan marketplace during its first enrollment period
 
CAPITOL

Power Authority criticized in audit for low-rent leases

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The New York Power Authority has been leasing some properties for less than fair market value, according to an audit released Tuesday by the office of state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
 
ALBANY

NY voters urged to defeat redistricting referendum

Monday, June 23, 2014
Government watchdog groups in New York state say voters should reject a redistricting referendum on November's ballot, arguing that it will give lawmakers a "stranglehold" on the process of redrawing political districts.
 
 

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