Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro to secure a third term. He’s the first governor to do so since George Pataki in 2006. It appeared in the days prior to the election that Cuomo was losing his lead, but on Election […]

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s College Campuses March 2, 2015   Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students against sexual assault got mostly positive reactions from students on the SUNY New Paltz campus on March 2. During a […]

By Matthew D’Onofrio February 13, 2015 Hundreds of SUNY Educational Opportunity Program students traveled to Albany to convince legislators to increase funding for the program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget proposal would cut $1.3 million from the EOP’s budget, according to supporters of the program. “He calls his proposals an […]

By JESSICA PICCININI, Gazette staff writer -> original post here The New York State Department of Health has announced several improvements to make the consumer enrollment process easier and more accessible during year two of the New York State of Health Marketplace. “The past year has provided us with numerous […]

By Richard Moody, Legislative Gazette staff writer A coalition of Adirondack conservation groups, local governments and local businesses is calling for more funding for the operating budgets of agencies that serve the Forest Preserve area, as well as infrastructure improvements and clean energy programs. The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance has […]

 Rep. Paul Tonko, a local lawmaker vocal in the fight against hunger, spoke at a recent press conference to increase funding for emergency food services, saying hunger is a big issue in his district where 1-in-10 households live below the poverty line. Photo by Gazette photo by Keith J. Ferrante. […]

March 4, 2014 Parents, students and lawmakers are demanding equal funding for New York’s charter schools, sounding off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to charge rent, and recent revocation of co-locations for three city charters. Proponents of charter schools are enthusiastic over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s program […]

  April 01, 2013 With endangered species’ conservation in mind, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a partnership with environmental groups to help protect the Hudson River during the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson worked with the Governor’s Office to minimize the environmental impacts of the […]

April 01, 2013 Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried, D-Manhattan, and Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, introduced a bill that would allow patients suffering from severely debilitating or life-threatening conditions to be treated with medical marijuana under medical supervision. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow […]

Sirens shattered the silence on Warren Street. Tom Casey, the Hudson Register-Star’s rookie reporter, scanned the street from his seat at The Cascades, a café two blocks up from the paper’s Hudson newsroom. “Oh shit,” he said. “I have to call County 911.” Casey called two more numbers, searching for […]

There are so many other things going on in life, like school, work or what’s going to happen next on “Lost.” Who has time to listen to a bunch of bloated politicians when you’ve got papers due and bills to pay? Who needs to pay attention to state government? We […]

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