The debate over an expansion of a golf course in Saratoga Springs continues as the city updates its Comprehensive Plan. At a meeting this week, supporters and opponents of the Saratoga National proposal brought their concerns to the city council.
The leader of the New York State Senate says raising the minimum wage is now out of the state budget, setting up a potential conflict with the state assembly as the budget deadline draws near.
Add the minimum wage to a growing list of items that have been dropped from the state budget.
Senate Republican Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who’s been against Governor Cuomo’s proposal to further increase the minimum wage to $11.50 downstate and $10.50 upstate, says the proposal won’t be part of the final state spending plan. And he questions
Next month, a dozen students from Mt. Everett Regional High School in Sheffield, Massachusetts will be competing in a robotics world championship in St. Louis. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Jim Levulis met the team members, including the battery powered ones.
When Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia announced Monday that he would not seek re-election, a window of opportunity opened for a cast of mayoral hopefuls. City Council President Rodney Wiltshire was first to officially step forward.
Wiltshire kicked off his mayoral campaign Wednesday. Considered a "rebel" Democrat by some, Wiltshire often has clashed with first-term Mayor Lou Rosamilia and party leaders.