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Green Party candidate calls for commission to organize political debates

In a phone conference with reporters Tuesday, Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins stressed the importance of having the opportunity to debate the incumbent Andrew Cuomo and the Republican challenger Rob Astorino.During the conference, Hawkins ... [Published Legislative Gazette - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

NY Launches New Campaign To Fight Heroin, Opioid Addiction

September 29, 2014Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new public service campaign to spread awareness of heroin and prescription opioid abuse.The "Combat Heroin" campaign, sponsored by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, and the chair ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

SUNY New Paltz to host Gibson-Eldridge debate on sustainability

Incumbent Congressman Chris Gibson and his challenger Sean Eldridge will pitch their environmental positions at forum on sustainability at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday.GibsonThe candidates will address hydrofracking, renewable energy, systematic infrastructure ... [Published Legislative Gazette - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Reports: Cuomo campaign dominates TV airwaves

September 29, 2014New York voters have been targeted with 20,000 broadcast TV ads during the 2014 election cycle, including a flurry for Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the primary challenge from Zephyr Teachout, according to a report and a review of state ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Farmers worried about an EPA plan to redefine ‘water’

Counties and municipalities in rural areas of New York have passed resolutions opposing a proposal by the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to expand the definition of "waters of the United States." The proposal would allow small things such as ground ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Judge dismisses teachers’ challenge to tax cap

September 29, 2014A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to New York's property tax cap from the state's largest teachers union in a decision that Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday was a victory for taxpayers.In the decision signed Tuesday, state Supreme ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Finger Lakes residents ask U.S. senators to intervene in ongoing propane storage fight

September 29, 2014Residents and business owners in the Finger Lakes region are calling for U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand along with President Barack Obama to intervene and halt a natural gas storage expansion plan on Seneca Lak ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

EPA releases 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes

September 29, 2014The Obama administration unveiled an updated five-year plan for restoring the Great Lakes on Wednesday that outlines accelerated efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff and restore plant and wildlife hab ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

State agencies must consider extreme weather in future planning, permitting decisions

A Long Island home damaged by Hurricane Sandy. In light of increasingly extreme weather phenomenon, Governor Andrew Cuomo has passed new legislation which will require state agencies to take into consideration the impact future projects could have on ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

AG, State Ed. surveying every district to learn about anti-bullying efforts

The Office of the Attorney General and the State Education Department are sending surveys to all 698 school districts in the state, which will assess the steps and actions school districts have taken so far in their implementation of the Dignity for All ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

State spending $750M to help SolarCity build new plant in Buffalo

September 29, 2014Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped break ground on a major new clean energy facility in Buffalo last Tuesday as part of the state's investment in Western New York.Solar equipment manufacturer SolarCity is set to build the 1.2 million square foot ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Many of us still have a thirst for news from Albany

While a majority of citizens continue to be apathetic, there are still many of us who really care about the actions and activities of both our elected officials and state government agencies. Their budgetary, legislative and regulatory actions directly ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]

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"Certainly all candidates should be able to participate in the earlier rounds of debates, however they should secure at least 5 percent in the polls to continue on to later rounds" Hawkins said
...climate risk is part of public infrastructure financing and permitting programs and that sea level rise projects are developed," Crotty said. "We look forward to working with the Administration to support this important law's swift implementation."
Dr. Robert Mackenzie, former CEO of Cayuga Medical Center, conducted a quantitative risk analysis of the proposal that shows "the risk of an extremely serious catastrophic event from storing gas in these salt caverns, which were never engineered to store gas, is 35 percent over 25 years."
"We all say kids are the future, but we have to have a behavioral and a financial commitment to the things we say we believe" said Executive Director of the Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau Tony Evans during a Heroin Task Force meeting in June

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Green Party candidate calls for commission to o... [Published Legislative Gazette - 11 hours ago]
SUNY New Paltz to host Gibson-Eldridge debate o... [Published Legislative Gazette - 15 hours ago]
State agencies must consider extreme weather in... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Finger Lakes residents ask U.S. senators to int... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
NY Launches New Campaign To Fight Heroin, Opioi... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Judge dismisses teachers’ challenge to tax cap [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Reports: Cuomo campaign dominates TV airwaves [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
State spending $750M to help SolarCity build ne... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Farmers worried about an EPA plan to redefine ‘... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
AG, State Ed. surveying every district to learn... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
EPA releases 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Astorino’s platform doesn’t appeal to blue New ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Make sure you are ready for November [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Many of us still have a thirst for news from Al... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Cuomo, Christie boost security around metro-area [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
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Finger Lakes residents ask Schumer and Gillibra... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
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Group challenges Astorino to sign women's equal... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Astorino hits all 62 New York counties on the c... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Gov. signs Risk and Resiliency Act to help gove... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Cuomo announces solar manufacturing plant for B... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 24 2014]
Times Union/Siena Poll shows upstaters planning... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Screening of "Kids for Cash" documentary to fea... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
AARP warns of ‘boomer flight’ [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Tourism Council plans increased publicity for N... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Census: NY poverty, income levels steady in 2013 [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
Biz council sees positives in 2013 session [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 23 2014]
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