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Elmira Star-Gazette
Watkins Glen State Park entrance to get $6.5M makeoverOne of the focal points of tourism in the Watkins Glen area is about to get a m
Watkins Glen State Park entrance to get $6.5M makeover
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
One of the focal points of tourism in the Watkins Glen area is about to get a multimillion-dollar transformation designed to make it even more attractive to visitors. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and other state officials were in Watkins Glen on Thursday... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Albany’s corruption nemesis pays a visitA warning to local officials “It’s a basic right of every mayor and a basic ri
Albany’s corruption nemesis pays a visit
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
A warning to local officials “It’s a basic right of every mayor and a basic right of every mayor’s constituents … and that basic right is not to be ripped off,” Bharara said in a morning speech to the New York Conference of Mayors, which represents... Read more
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The Buffalo News
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara gives ethics lesson to Albany officialsALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has pretty well already conquered Albany,
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara gives ethics lesson to Albany officials
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
ALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has pretty well already conquered Albany, or at least heavily bruised it. On Monday he came here to give an in-person lecture to this town on its ethical challenges. “It’s a basic right of every mayor and a basic... Read more
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The Buffalo News
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increaseALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts coll
School districts struggle with tax cap vs. mandated cost increase
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
ALBANY – Under New York’s tax cap, the state’s nearly 700 school districts collectively will be able to raise their property tax levy by a total of just $25 million this year, education officials say. That works out to an average of roughly $35,000... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Zemsky Remains Bullish On Start-Up NYBUFFALO, NY - Three years after its inception, there remain questions over the
Zemsky Remains Bullish On Start-Up NY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
BUFFALO, NY - Three years after its inception, there remain questions over the viability of Governor Cuomo's Start-Up New York program. It allows new businesses who partner with state colleges and universities to operate completely tax free for ten... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Zoo finds de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacementCITY HALL -- The Staten Island Zoo found Mayor Bill de Blasio's Groundhog Day r
Zoo finds de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacement
Staten Island Advance / Posted 10 days ago
CITY HALL -- The Staten Island Zoo found Mayor Bill de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacement in the Cuomo administration. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will be the officiating dignitary at the Groundhog Day ceremony on Tuesday, the Zoo and an official with... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Editorial: Fixing workers' compCorruption, campaign finance reform and fracking may be hot topics in Albany, b
Editorial: Fixing workers' comp
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
Corruption, campaign finance reform and fracking may be hot topics in Albany, but rank-and-file businesses across the state are more concerned about a less sensational subject: workers' compensation. While it's not an issue that propels political... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Biz group pleased, labor upset with Cuomo's reforms to workers' compGov. Andrew Cuomo's budget boasted of labor-friendly wage increases and paid fa
Biz group pleased, labor upset with Cuomo's reforms to workers' comp
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget boasted of labor-friendly wage increases and paid family leave, but it also included workers' compensation reforms welcomed by employers. He included two of the Business Council's top priorities: the elimination of a... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Area's economy suffering despite applause for state's recovery► Follow the econo_ny blog on Twitter at @econo_ny or visit the blog directly a
Area's economy suffering despite applause for state's recovery
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
► Follow the econo_ny blog on Twitter at @econo_ny or visit the blog directly at www.pressconnects.com/blog/econo_ny When New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul stepped up to the podium at the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council meeting on... Read more
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The Post-Standard
CNY state legislators sponsor bills trying to save FitzPatrick nuclear plantUpdated at 9:50 a.m. with comment from Entergy SCRIBA, N.Y. – Two state legisl
CNY state legislators sponsor bills trying to save FitzPatrick nuclear plant
The Post-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Updated at 9:50 a.m. with comment from Entergy SCRIBA, N.Y. – Two state legislators from Central New York are sponsoring bills aimed at preventing the shutdown of FitzPatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County by directing millions of dollars in tax... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY lawmakers review Cuomo's environmental plansALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top environmental official says the state has cu
NY lawmakers review Cuomo's environmental plans
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 14 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top environmental official says the state has cut air pollution and improved water quality but global warming now presents the greatest long-term threat to people. Basil Seggos, acting commissioner, tells lawmakers... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsThe New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plan
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
The New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plans to open bidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue and West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsThe New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plan
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
The New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plans to open bidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue, between West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
After $500M win, Tier may see aid for airports, Internet, jobsLt. Gov. touts new initiatives from Cuomo administration Fresh from winning a
After $500M win, Tier may see aid for airports, Internet, jobs
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Lt. Gov. touts new initiatives from Cuomo administration Fresh from winning a half-billion dollars in economic development aid over five years, the Southern Tier could get even more help for its airports, broadband Internet infrastructure and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo hasn't backed down from massive Medicaid cut to NYCState Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson testified at a budget hearing Monday in
Cuomo hasn't backed down from massive Medicaid cut to NYC
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson testified at a budget hearing Monday in Albany Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's prediction that making New York City responsible for a larger share of Medicaid expenses "won't cost New York City a penny," his... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo hasn't backed down on massive Medicaid cut to NYCState Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson testified at a budget hearing Monday in
Cuomo hasn't backed down on massive Medicaid cut to NYC
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson testified at a budget hearing Monday in Albany Despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo's prediction that making New York City responsible for a larger share of Medicaid expenses "won't cost New York City a penny," his... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY reports progress curbing Medicaid costs for 6.3 millionALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State health officials are reporting progress curbing Medic
NY reports progress curbing Medicaid costs for 6.3 million
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State health officials are reporting progress curbing Medicaid costs for 6.3 million New Yorkers, telling lawmakers annual spending growth has dropped to 1.4 percent. Testifying Monday at a budget hearing, Health Commissioner Dr.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo budget plan sharply criticized in GOP analysisALBANY – The annual analyses of a governor’s state budget performed by the staf
Cuomo budget plan sharply criticized in GOP analysis
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
ALBANY – The annual analyses of a governor’s state budget performed by the staff experts from the Senate and Assembly are not hot reading for most New Yorkers. But for those trying to get an understanding of the fiscal picture beyond the filter of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo’s minimum wage hike runs into opposition at hearingALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s signature plan to sharply hike the state’s mini
Cuomo’s minimum wage hike runs into opposition at hearing
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
ALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s signature plan to sharply hike the state’s minimum wage generated push-back Monday from both critics and supporters of the idea because of its expected financial impact on health care providers. In testimony before... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Legislature’s White and Yellow books paint different color of Cuomo budgetALBANY – The annual analyses performed by the staff experts from the Senate and
Legislature’s White and Yellow books paint different color of Cuomo budget
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
ALBANY – The annual analyses performed by the staff experts from the Senate and Assembly of a governor’s state budget are not hot reading for most New Yorkers. But for those trying to get an understanding of the fiscal picture beyond the filter of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuba trip opened Cuomo’s eyes to Roswell Park’s cancer vaccine researchAfter years of struggle over state funding for Roswell Park Cancer Institute, G
Cuba trip opened Cuomo’s eyes to Roswell Park’s cancer vaccine research
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
After years of struggle over state funding for Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week proposed the first state budget in years with no cuts in aid to the Buffalo research hospital. The reason may lie in a trip last year to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Tax breaks didn't convince General Electric to pick Boston over NYThe Cuomo administration offered General Electric more than Massachusetts did.
Tax breaks didn't convince General Electric to pick Boston over NY
Crain's New York Business / Posted 25 days ago
The Cuomo administration offered General Electric more than Massachusetts did. So why did the conglomerate head to the Bay State? General Electric’s decision last week to move its headquarters to Boston instead of New York was not as much about tax... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Cuomo proposes more openness at ethics commissionsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing access to governm
Cuomo proposes more openness at ethics commissions
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing access to government information by applying the state's open-records law to the state Legislature and its open-meetings law to New York's ethics commissions. His budget proposal calls... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY waives fees for out-of-state snowmobilers this weekendALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is hoping to attract out-of-state snowmobilers thi
NY waives fees for out-of-state snowmobilers this weekend
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is hoping to attract out-of-state snowmobilers this holiday weekend by waiving fees. The Cuomo administration says state registration requirements and DMV fees will be waived for properly registered and insured... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY waives fees for out-of-state snowmobilers this weekendALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is hoping to attract out-of-state snowmobilers thi
NY waives fees for out-of-state snowmobilers this weekend
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 26 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is hoping to attract out-of-state snowmobilers this holiday weekend by waiving fees. The Cuomo administration says state registration requirements and DMV fees will be waived for properly registered and insured... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Cuomo proposes more openness at ethics commissionsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing access to governm
Cuomo proposes more openness at ethics commissions
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 26 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed increasing access to government information by applying the state's open-records law to the state Legislature and its open-meetings law to New York's ethics commissions. His budget proposal calls... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuseBy MICHAEL VIRTANEN Associated Press ALBANY (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has prop
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuse
The Evening Sun / Posted 27 days ago
By MICHAEL VIRTANEN Associated Press ALBANY (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed toughening the penalties for child abuse, expanding food stamp benefits, and granting bail based on safety considerations among initiatives for the coming year. Amid... Read more
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NBC New York
Cuomo Calls for Videotaping of Police InterrogationsGov. Andrew Cuomo is calling again for legislation to require police to videota
Cuomo Calls for Videotaping of Police Interrogations
NBC New York / Posted 27 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling again for legislation to require police to videotape custodial interrogations to help prevent convictions based on false confessions and accusations of police coercion. New York's district attorneys praised the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Cuomo calls for videotaping of police interrogationsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling again for legislation to requi
Cuomo calls for videotaping of police interrogations
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 27 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling again for legislation to require police to videotape custodial interrogations to help prevent convictions based on false confessions and accusations of police coercion. New York's district attorneys... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuseAmong initiatives for the new year Posted Jan. 14, 2016 at 7:34 PM Posted Jan
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuse
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 28 days ago
Among initiatives for the new year Posted Jan. 14, 2016 at 7:34 PM Posted Jan. 14, 2016 at 7:34 PM ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed toughening the penalties for child abuse, expanding food stamp benefits, and granting bail based on safety... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo's budget puts a burden on New York CityGov. Andrew Cuomo speaking at his State of the State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's exec
Cuomo's budget puts a burden on New York City
Crain's New York Business / Posted 28 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaking at his State of the State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive budget offered proposals that could put a fiscal strain on New York City. The biggest impact would be a plan to require the city to finance its growth in Medicaid... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuseALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed toughening the penalties for chil
Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuse
Staten Island Advance / Posted 28 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed toughening the penalties for child abuse, expanding food stamp benefits, and granting bail based on safety considerations among initiatives for the coming year. Amid the Democratic governor's major... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
MTA to put Queens station renovations projects on the fast track The 36th Avenue station in Astoria is one of seven subway stops in Queens tha
MTA to put Queens station renovations projects on the fast track
Times Newsweekly / Posted 28 days ago
The 36th Avenue station in Astoria is one of seven subway stops in Queens that Governor Andrew Cuomo wants the MTA to quickly redesign and rebuild as part of his 2016 agenda. Photo... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New YorkALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from N
Editorials from around New York
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Gloversville Leader-Herald on medical marijuana markets in New York state. Jan. 12 On Thursday, New York state's much-anticipated medical... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Editorials from around New YorkALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from N
Editorials from around New York
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Gloversville Leader-Herald on medical marijuana markets in New York state. Jan. 12 On Thursday, New York state's much-anticipated medical... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo sets State of the State agendaALBANY – A massive effort to build infrastructure, new ethics-related measures
Cuomo sets State of the State agenda
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
ALBANY – A massive effort to build infrastructure, new ethics-related measures for a corruption-plagued State Capitol, a new focus on homelessness and another try at hiking the minimum wage will be among the highlights of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo’s State of the State and budget address to include infrastructure, ethics, wage componentsALBANY – A massive effort to build infrastructure, new ethics-related measures
Cuomo’s State of the State and budget address to include infrastructure, ethics, wage components
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
ALBANY – A massive effort to build infrastructure, new ethics-related measures for a corruption-plagued Capitol, a new focus on homelessness and another try at hiking the minimum wage will be among the highlights of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No federal crime found in Cuomo’s shutdown of the Moreland CommissionALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to p
No federal crime found in Cuomo’s shutdown of the Moreland Commission
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
ALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to prove that anyone in the Cuomo administration, including the governor, committed any federal crimes in the operation and 2014 shutdown of a state anti-corruption... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No federal crime found in Moreland shutdownALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to p
No federal crime found in Moreland shutdown
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
ALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to prove that anyone in the Cuomo administration, including the governor, committed any federal crimes in the operation and 2014 shutdown of a state anti-corruption... Read more
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Gawker
U.S. Attorney Will Not Bring Charges Against Gov. Andrew Cuomo Over Shuttering of Moreland CommissionOn Monday, Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District
U.S. Attorney Will Not Bring Charges Against Gov. Andrew Cuomo Over Shuttering of Moreland Commission
Gawker / Posted a month ago
On Monday, Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that his office, which had been investigating Governor Andrew Cuomo’s abrupt disbandment of the anticorruption Moreland Commission, in March 2014,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Prosecutor sees no federal crimes by Cuomo administration in early shutdown of Moreland CommissionALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to p
Prosecutor sees no federal crimes by Cuomo administration in early shutdown of Moreland Commission
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
ALBANY – U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says there is “insufficient evidence” to prove that anyone in the Cuomo administration, including the governor, committed any federal crimes in the operation and 2014 shutdown of a state anti-corruption... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Prosecutor sees no crimes in early shutdown of Moreland CommissionALBANY – A federal prosecutor said there is “insufficient evidence” to prove an
Prosecutor sees no crimes in early shutdown of Moreland Commission
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
ALBANY – A federal prosecutor said there is “insufficient evidence” to prove anyone in the Cuomo administration, including Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, committed any federal crimes in the operation and 2014 shutdown of a state anti-corruption investigative... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Education for inmates is promoted by governorALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the overseer of the state’s massive budget, is t
Education for inmates is promoted by governor
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
ALBANY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the overseer of the state’s massive budget, is turning to sources outside of Albany’s bank account to begin a state-run college education program for inmates in some of New York’s prisons. Cuomo also vowed to close... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo to get $500,000 from state to compete for bigger anti-poverty grantBuffalo is one of 10 cities in New York State that will get $500,000 to produce
Buffalo to get $500,000 from state to compete for bigger anti-poverty grant
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Buffalo is one of 10 cities in New York State that will get $500,000 to produce a plan to fight poverty under an initiative announced Sunday by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul at True Bethel Baptist Church. After coming up with their plans, Buffalo and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
New York's Penn Station to undergo $3billion makeoverThe Empire strikes back: and be rechristened the Empire Station Complex New Y
New York's Penn Station to undergo $3billion makeover
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
The Empire strikes back: and be rechristened the Empire Station Complex New York's Penn Station will undergo a $3billion makeover to make the travel hub more welcoming More than 650,000... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Oswego-based group urges Cuomo to protect Upstate energy jobsOSWEGO, N.Y. – In response to the planned shutdown of FitzPatrick nuclear plant
Oswego-based group urges Cuomo to protect Upstate energy jobs
The Post-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
OSWEGO, N.Y. – In response to the planned shutdown of FitzPatrick nuclear plant, Central New York politicians, labor leaders and others today called upon Gov. Andrew Cuomo to "do whatever it takes'' to protect Upstate energy jobs. More than 60 local... Read more
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