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State Senate slips out the back door

Thursday was the state Senate's "Getaway Day," and its exit from Albany was sped up by last-minute changes to the committee schedule.

Hull names campaign chief

Roger Hull has named a Schenectady resident with experience in running state Assembly campaigns as his campaign manager in his quest for the office of Schenectady mayor.

Event aimed at strengthening Buster's law

Buster the cat must have been graced with nine lives, because on June 1 his memory will live on through the first state Animal Advocacy Day in the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

Guns and arrows topic at sportsmen's breakfast

"This morning's breakfast was a huge success," host Assemblyman George Amedore, R-Rotterdam, said in a press release

Mayoral candidates selling solar

Mayoral candidate Roger Hull is calling for an all-out push to convince GE to build its solar panel manufacturing plant in Schenectady.

Reductions start at the top

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he and his executive staff will reduce their salary by five percent. The reduction will also the budget for the executive chamber.

Siena Poll: Most voters want to hear Cuomo on state finances

Most New Yorkers, according to a new Siena Research Institute poll, want to hear Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo's views on the state's economy during his inaugural address.

GOP voices on racing and redistricting

Local state Senators Roy McDonald, R-Saratoga, and Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, will both be members of the new Task Force on the Revitalization of the Racing Industry in New York.

11th hour cash infusions

These late donations are seen as the final push in tight races and could indicate a candidate’s desperation or their winning edge.

Siena poll finds Gibson leading Murphy by 9 points

Incumbent Murphy received support from 42 percent of those surveyed and Gibson, 51 percent.

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