New York Governor Cuomo has accepted two debate offers from media outlets, but neither format includes a one-on-one televised contest between the incumbent Democrat and his Republican opponent. GOP candidate Rob Astorino is objecting.
The debate over the use of red light cameras in Albany and around the region has raised an interesting question: are we using technology properly to stop bad driving? And how is it changing traffic etiquette?
The National Wilderness Preservation System Act was signed in 1964. The groundbreaking law to preserve lands across the country is based on New York State’s constitutional “Forever Wild” clause. Members of the NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee were in Plattsburgh recently for workshops with students on the Wilderness Act.
Crude-by-rail shipments have been increasing, and many communities along the Hudson River fear disaster. That has sparked meetings, discussions and government involvement. Now, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the public comment period for a fuel shipping company's plan to expand crude oil operations at the Port of Albany.
Albany has become a key hub for western crude oil destined for East Coast refineries.
The five candidates hoping to become the next governor of Massachusetts met in western Massachusetts last night for their first broadcast debate. With five weeks to Election Day, and polls indicating a close race, the frontrunners played it safe and avoided gaffes.
Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley differed on the need for universal preschool and indexing the gasoline tax to inflation during a mostly cordial hour-long debate in Springfield Monday night that also included the three independent candidates for governor.