Dec 09, 2013 — BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Teachers across New York will wear blue and rally for more funding and less testing as part of a national "Day of Action" organized across numerous states.
Richard Iannuzzi, president of New York State United Teachers, says he's starting Monday at an event at Nyack High School with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, parents and legislators.
Events are also planned in Albany, Binghamton, Rochester, Syracuse, New York City, Yonkers, the Buffalo suburb of West Seneca, and at least two dozen other states. 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 income taxes for all wage-earners, including the wealthy. 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 work together on a major project called the Ring of Fire.
Wynne says Harper is open to the idea of a development corporation to help build vital infrastructure to unlock the massive mineral wealth in the province's north. Go to full article
Dec 05, 2013 — One of the most controversial recommendations in the report from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption commission report this week is to enact public financing of campaigns... Go to full article
Dec 04, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York financial regulators say they've sent subpoenas to 16 online firms suspected of deceptive marketing by generating leads for illegal payday... Go to full article
Dec 04, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A member of the commission charged with rooting out corruption in Albany says in a television interview that the panel never investigated Gov. Andrew Cuomo... Go to full article
Dec 04, 2013 — The New York State United Teachers union released an analysis earlier this week that says the state's wealthiest school districts spent almost 80 percent more per pupil than... Go to full article