Cape Vincent Town Councilman Brooks Bragdon addresses state officials about BP's proposed wind farm at a meeting Monday night at Cape Vincent Elementary School. From left, Town Councilmen John Byrne and Clif Schneider, town attorney Paul Curtin, and Supervisor Urban Hirschey listen. Photo: Joanna Richards
Dec 11, 2013 — The town of Cape Vincent, in Jefferson County, has been divided over a proposed wind farm for a decade. The latest company to pursue the project is BP. But now, with a potential sale in the works, residents told the state power project siting board they're getting impatient with the uncertainty. Go to full article
Dec 11, 2013 — New York state's economic development programs lack transparency and accountability at a regional level, according to a new report released Monday by the left-leaning Alliance for a Greater New York (ALIGN).
Only seven of the top 15 programs report regional data, and most don't provide enough detail for their performance to be assessed, the report found. Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) One of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax commissions is expected to release its report as early as Tuesday.
The report could help shape the tax cut Cuomo is promising for 2014. Cuomo supports a state-subsidized cut in local property taxes that could be tied to household income so poorer and middle class families would see more of a break than wealthier households. Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — Today, a couple dozen North Country leaders packed in vans headed to Albany. It's their big chance to meet with Governor Cuomo's staff about the St. Lawrence Psychiatric... Go to full article
Dec 09, 2013 — Just in case you're feeling guilty about cutting a tree for Christmas, or buying a cut tree, or if you just feel bad when you see all those formerly live trees, Amy... Go to full article
Dec 09, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Officials say companies in New York are getting almost $9 million as part of $260 million national program to expand broadband Internet access to rural... Go to full article
Dec 09, 2013 — Governor Cuomo's commission to study tax cuts missed the deadline to report its findings by December 6th, after controversy over former Governor George Pataki's desire to cut... Go to full article
Dec 06, 2013 — After meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she feels more optimistic that the province and the federal government will be able to... Go to full article