Albany

health study should be open and transparent
5:52 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

NY Assemblywoman asks for fracking health review re-take

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo
Credit http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Donna-A-Lupardo/bio/

  A Binghamton, New York Assemblywoman who is on Governor Andrew Cuomo administration's hydro fracking advisory panel is asking for a do-over of an ongoing health review. She says the secretive process has compromised public confidence. 

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Tax cuts, too?
6:43 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Cuomo: NY could have a surplus

  Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York state could have a budget surplus within three years. The positive budget news comes as Cuomo has formed a task force to look at ways to cut taxes.  

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Tax Cutting Commission
11:28 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Cuomo looks to former rivals to head tax commission

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is appointing a new tax cutting commission that includes former political rivals. The governor charged it with finding ways of slicing state revenues by $2-3 billion dollars next year.

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Moreland Commission on Public Corruption
11:26 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Campaign finance reform supporters rally outside NY hearing on corruption

Supporters of campaign finance reform rallied outside a hearing on Tuesday held by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's commission on public corruption. They demanded change to what they say is a pay to play culture.

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Fewer inspectors means fewer inspections
5:50 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Report: Pollution inspections down with budget cuts

Credit From EANY report

A New York environmental group says budget cuts at the state’s environmental agency has meant fewer inspections of polluters and potential harm to New Yorkers’ health.

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