For every time we can – and clearly should – tout economic successes locally and statewide, it’s always a good bet to keep heeding the warning signs just as closely.
The Southern Tier will be vying for a chunk of $760 million in state funding and tax incentives up for grabs this year under the Regional Economic Development Council program.
Citing threats to the Finger Lakes and other upstate New York waterways, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is proposing a federal grant program to combat invasive aquatic species.
This past March, in reporting the results of its annual “State of the News Media” survey, the Pew Research Center found that government coverage on local television news has been cut in half since 2005.
To say the least lately, it’s been a whirlwind of days nationally and around the globe – including right here in New York state.
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-Corning) recently attended the 4-H Capital Days legislative breakfast in Albany. At the breakfast, Palmesano spoke with Joel Rosko from Campbell-Savona High School, who is a 4-H member, and his mother, Regina.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said he’s happy with how the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing has been handled.
The Bath VA Medical Center will hold a 2K Walk & Roll to benefit homeless veterans and promote health and wellness on May 15, 2013.
On the same day authorities raided a suspected meth lab in Elmira, a bill sponsored by Sen. Tom O’Mara, R-Big Flats, to increase penalties for manufacturing meth was passed by the state Senate.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, had a discussion with students and financial aid advisers at Cornell University last week that left him with a new focus on the cost of higher education.
NEW YORK — New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced April 12 the New York Power Authority (NYPA) financed and completed 83 energy efficiency projects in 2012 at public facilities throughout New York state.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said Monday he doesn’t support the “path to citizenship” included in the immigration reform package set to be unveiled in Congress.
Two dozen local dams pose a danger to their communities, and nearly half of them do not have an emergency-action plan to protect people and property in the event of a breakage, according to a report released Thursday by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer.
Martha Robertson, a newly-announced candidate for the congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, stopped in Corning Friday, April 19, as part of a whirlwind tour to introduce herself to voters.Robertson, who is chairman of the Tompkins County Legislature, said that’s a key part of her strategy.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, will have at least one challenger in the 2014 election.
State Sen. Tom O’Mara, R-Big Flats, has introduced legislation in the Senate to toughen penalties for making, selling and possessing methamphetamine.
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) announced today that he’s seeking nominations for the New York State Senate’s “Veterans Hall of Fame,” an online tribute to the military and civilian lives of distinguished veterans from across New York State.
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said he’s excited about plans in the works to convert two coal power plants in the region to natural gas.
Two local state legislators are sponsoring bipartisan legislation that would bar New York from imposing new unfunded mandates, which eat up 90 percent of county tax levies statewide.