Category: State/National News

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Cuomo, Lawmakers to Continue Budget Talks through Weekend

By Staff   Although legislators expected to have a New York state budget agreement with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in place by Thursday, March...

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Schumer and Gillibrand announce over $21.5 Million in Head Start Funds

By Staff   U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced over $21.5 million in federal funding for Head Start...

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County Exec Proposes Major Transformation of New York State Fair

Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney said a revitalization of economic activity, not sales tax, will give the county budget the boost...

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Michael Brown’s Parents to file Civil Lawsuit

By Staff   The parents of Michael Brown, the Ferguson, Mo. teen who was killed last year by police officer Darren Wilson, said they...

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President and First Lady Launch “Let Girls Learn” Initiative

By Staff   President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama, announced a new “Let Girl’s Learn” U.S. Government Initiative...

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Bettinger-López New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

WASHINGTON, DC— Vice President Joe Biden has announced the appointment of Caroline “Carrie” Bettinger-López as the new...

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OSHA urges Western NY employers and workers engaged in rooftop snow removal to be aware of fall hazards and safeguards

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration urges Western New York employers and workers who are removing snow from roofs be aware...

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Keystone XL Bill Gets Quick Veto from President Obama

By Staff President Obama’s third veto in his six years in office came Tuesday when he quickly killed the Keystone XL pipeline legislation...

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Syracuse University announces Self-Imposed Ban on Basketball Program

Syracuse University announced it has notified the NCAA it will institute a self-imposed post-season ban for the men’s basketball...

New York State Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie

Assembly Names Carl Heastie as First African-American Speaker

By Staff New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African-American speaker of the Assembly in its 238-year...