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Smoking electronic cigarettes, known as vaping, has taken off in spectacular fashion in the United States, especially among school-aged children. Introduced in 2007, e-cigarettes were the most common … more
ALBANY, NY — The plan had been that beginning on April 1, 2020, everyone who had New York license plates older than 10 years would have to replace those plates as the registrations came due, … more
BETHEL, NY — A small group of protestors lined the entrance to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Thursday afternoon, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo was set to arrive and speak at the Catskill Challenge Award Ceremony.  more
MONTICELLO, NY — The New York State Legislature, as part of the budget process, passed legislation that will eliminate bail as a condition of release for 90% of people accused of crimes in the … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, joined by Billy Joel, signed legislation on April 29 to ban offshore drilling in New York State waters. The legislation will bar the state from granting permits … more
ALBANY, NY — The digital age has given birth to a wide array of websites that post mug shots, very often of people who have not yet been convicted of a crime. As part of the New York State 2019 … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Senate and Assembly reached a budget deal on March 31, just hours short of the deadline. The deal includes $24.7 million in funding to pay … more
CHESTER, NY — With the budget process nearing an end in Albany, state senators Jen Metzger and James Skoufis, who serve adjacent districts, held a news conference at the Chester Public Library … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been saying for months that he would like the state legislature to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as part of the budget process, which is due to … more
ALBANY, NY — It’s still not clear if the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo will agree on a state budget by the end of this month. But, in the meantime, the Senate is moving … more
REGION — In response to a push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close three state prisons, a prison guard advocate released two recent incidents in which guards were wounded or splattered with human … more
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how. New personnel expenses for salaries, benefits and training will … more
NEW YORK—Michele Kaplan is afraid to go back to life without CDPA. Her aides were strangers. Not all of them spoke English, so Kaplan couldn’t communicate her needs. Once she needed to … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the State Legislature to enact congestion pricing for cars entering Manhattan below 60th Street Cuomo’s plan calls for drivers to be charged about $11 … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — If you’ve never delved into the world of education funding in New York State, get ready. Despite the fact that New York State spends more money on education than any … more
LIBERTY, NY — At a press conference at the Liberty Senior Center on February 1, all levels of state and local government were represented except for the governor’s office. The topic was … more
NEW YORK — Not long before Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $956 million proposed boost in education funding, a report showed children from two districts in Sullivan County are among the most … more
The New York State Legislature is on a progressive roll.  Its members recently passed the Reproduction Rights Acts, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already signed; it codifies into state law the … more
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly passed a series of voting reform measures designed to make it easier for residents to vote, and to increase voter … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The New York Department of Transportation has granted the Town of Tusten $921,342 to repair the Little Lake Erie culvert. Councilmember Jane Luchsinger, who has been … more
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