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ALBANY, NY — On April 4, a New York State Appellate Court upheld a decision by a lower court that Town of Tusten Supervisor Carol Wingert and council member Brandi Merolla had immunity from a … 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 — Catskill Mountainkeeper and its allies at the Catskill Park Coalition will be meeting with New York’s legislative leaders, senators and assembly members and key regulatory … 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
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced legislation on January 13 that would ban most single-use plastic bags in the state, to be included as part of his proposed 2019 budget. In making the … more
ALBANY, NY — A longstanding contract fight between New York State and a cable television giant was resolved by a December 18 settlement. Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced a record … more
ALBANY, NY — New York legislators have not had a raise since 1998, and many have been pushing for one in recent years. The issue came up during budget negotiation in April, but lawmakers could … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has signed a law that extends the tax exemption for buildings related to agricultural businesses such as greenhouses, dairy barns and exercise … more
ALBANY, NY — There are 63 senate districts in New York State, and this year 31 are held by Republicans and 32 are held by Democrats. Republicans still hold the majority however because one … more
ALBANY, NY — The New York State Attorney General (AG) has the authority to investigate Wall Street, and just about any industry or person in the person state who seems to be doing something … more
ALBANY, NY — The United States ratified the Montreal Protocol in 1988, and it was ultimately signed by nearly 200 countries. The protocol was an agreement that the countries would stop using … more
ALBANY, NY — A study commissioned by the New York State Health Foundation and performed by the RAND Corporation said the proposed single-payer health plan proposed in New York State is … more
People who live in Sullivan County and have an interest in politics know that in November, the contest for our congressional seat will be fought between Democrat Antonio Delgado and incumbent … more
ALBANY, NY — Because of the federal Real ID Act, beginning on October 1, 2020, a New York State driver license will no longer be sufficient identification to allow entry onto a domestic airline … more
ALBANY, NY — Sen. John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) recently honored high school valedictorians, salutatorians and honored students from 18 high schools in the 42nd senate district at his annual … more
ALBANY, NY — The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on May 14 struck down a 1992 federal law that prevents most states from legalizing sports betting. Analysts expect that to lead to … more
ALBANY, NY — When the New York State Legislature finalized the state budget on March 31, one of the elements was $5 million that will go to pay for environmental and design activities for Route … more
ALBANY, NY — Lawmakers in Albany approved a $168 budget on March 31, squeaking in before the April 1 deadline. High among Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s goals for the budget were elements that would … more
ALBANY, NY —  The Senate Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee on March 13 approved and advanced to the Senate Finance Committee Senator John Bonacic's legislation that would legalize … more
ALBANY, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on March 13 heralded the completion of a community solar project in Callicoon, the largest such solar project in the state.  A press release from … more
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