Cuomo pushes early voting

ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has advocated for early voting in the past, but this is the first time he’s suggeesting spending state money for it.  In an amendment to his proposed budget, Cuomo on February 12 added $7 million to the Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget to pay for early voting in every county in New York.

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This is one of several products JPay offers to inmates around the country.

New York inmates to get free tablets

ALBANY, NY — The 53,000 inmates serving time in New York State prisons will soon be getting free digital tablets, according to an announcement from Anthony Annucci, acting commissioner of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

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A new report from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the number of reported incidents of bullying in Sullivan County Schools is higher than those of surrounding counties. 

Some schools fall short on bullying reports

ALBANY, NY — A report released by New York State Conptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office found that schools in Sullivan County reported more instances of bullying than those of neighboring counties. For the 2015-16 school year, the count was 313 in Sullivan, 200 in Ulster and 293 in Orange.


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