Jul 25, 2014 — The debate over proposals to store natural gas, propane and butane in salt caverns under Seneca Lake has become increasingly vocal, especially after a federal agency approved part of the project last May.
Last week opponents organized the biggest rally yet in the Finger Lakes village of Watkins Glen. Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Empire Center for Public Policy reports 1,803 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid more than Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $179,000 salary in the past year.
The report from the fiscally conservative group for the year ending March 31 shows 47 of the 50 highest-paid municipal employees working for police departments or sheriff's offices and each taking home more than $250,000. Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — St. Lawrence County officially named its main job creation building yesterday after a man who's spent a lifetime fighting for jobs. Assemblywoman Addie Russell praised Ernie LaBaff as a man who exemplified "dignity in work".
LaBaff worked at Alcoa in Massena for some 50 years. He's now vice-chairman of the county Industrial Development Agency, whose building now bears his name. Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — Despite a bipartisan bill making its way through Congress to keep road and bridge projects funded, there's still concerns about the long-term health of the highway fund. A... Go to full article
Jul 24, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) A panel made up of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and the heads of legislative money committees is due to get a briefing on Vermont's economy and what it's... Go to full article
Jul 24, 2014 — Today in Washington DC, the Obama administration is hosting a conference designed to convince more investors to back entrepreneurs, start-ups and infrastructure projects in... Go to full article
Jul 24, 2014 — Federal transportation officials want to pull the most dangerous crude oil tankers off the rails within two years. The U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed rules come... Go to full article