Albany, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — New details are emerging on gun control legislation that lawmakers say could be passed as early as today.
Senate co-leader Jeff Klein predicts that New York State could have the toughest in the nation gun control laws before Tuesday. That includes closing loopholes in the assault weapons ban and strengthened penalties for illegal guns. Go to full article
Jan 14, 2013 — One of the world's largest wind power company is walking away from a project to build wind towers in the St. Lawrence County town of Hammond. Iberdrola of Spain says it's slowing down investment worldwide.
The plan generated bitter disputes in Hammond and several lawsuits to stop it. Go to full article
Jan 14, 2013 — Democratic US Senator Charles Schumer was at Lewis County General Hospital on Friday, touting the return of funding for New York's rural hospitals.
The funding had been suspended for three months by Congress, and Schumer worked with Republican Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley to reinstate the funding as part of Congress's fiscal cliff deal. Go to full article
Jan 14, 2013 — New York Sen. Charles Schumer was in Lowville, in Lewis County, on Friday, to announce the restoration of funding for the state's rural hospitals as part of the fiscal cliff... Go to full article
Saratoga Springs, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — Vice President Joe Biden is expected to deliver a comprehensive package of gun control recommendations to President Barack Obama tomorrow. According to The Associated Press,... Go to full article
Albany, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — Activists opposed to hydraulic fracturing in New York, including Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, attempted to present the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation... Go to full article
Albany, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — New York's Department of Environmental Conservation stopped accepting public comments on the state's revised regulations for hydraulic fracturing on Friday. The end of the... Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — Seed catalogs have started to arrive, with plenty of ideas and new products for the coming growing season. High tunnels, low tunnels, irrigation systems...it all can be a bit... Go to full article