Albany, NY, Apr 09, 2010 — The State's Parks Commissioner says the late state budget is further impacting parks in New York that Governor Paterson has slated for closure. Carol Ash says the parks are in limbo until the legislature restores the funding, unable to hire seasonal workers, and in the meantime restrooms remain shut and grass needs mowing. Karen DeWitt reports.
(03/12/2014) Hundreds of prison guards, many from the North Country, rallied yesterday outside the Capitol in Albany, demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel a plan to mothball four state prisons in July.