Jul 15, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The cooperative Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a total of $50 million to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers to settle antitrust allegations.
A class-action lawsuit filed in 2009 charged Dallas-based Dean Foods, DFA, and the cooperative's marketing arm, Dairy Marketing Services, with working together to monopolize the market for raw milk in the Northeast, driving down prices paid to dairy farmers. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says dozens of highway projects in New York state would be delayed if Congress can't reach an agreement on federal highway funding.
The Democrat said last week that the state would be forced to either put off projects or pay for them without federal assistance if lawmakers don't replenish the federal highway trust fund. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2014 — This morning, we visit a community that for the past year has been fighting to keep its local prison. Chateaugay Correctional Facility is just a few blocks outside of the... Go to full article
Jul 11, 2014 — SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) State transportation officials plan to hold more public meetings in Syracuse on the upcoming project to redesign the elevated stretch of Interstate 81.... Go to full article
Jul 11, 2014 — A new report issued this week by New York's state Comptroller office is aiming fire at the business and accounting practices of the Olympic Regional Development Authority. ... Go to full article
Jul 10, 2014 — There was dramatic news yesterday afternoon from Albany. State officials announced that they will formally reopen the unit management plan for the historic rail corridor that... Go to full article