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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a package of four bills designed to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in the state.

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The sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives attracted the participation of all members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation, including Representative Elizabeth Esty, whose district includes Newtown.

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National Grid wants to build New York’s largest solar energy farm on Long Island, but residents are not welcoming the plan.

In Nassau County, Red Light Camera Revenue Short $3 Million

Jun 22, 2016
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The Nassau County Traffic Safety Board has reported millions of dollars in lost revenue from its red light traffic camera program.

According to a new report, Nassau County issued almost 100,000 fewer tickets through the camera program in 2014 than they had in the previous year, resulting in an eight percent drop in revenue.

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Business leaders, particularly those in upstate New York, say the 2016 legislative session, which recently concluded, was the worst for small businesses in quite some time.

Business owners say that a session that saw the minimum wage increase, to eventually $15 an hour in New York City and $12.50 upstate, along with a phased-in partial paid family leave, will be costly to smaller employers who operate on the edge in a shaky economy.

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