New York's attorney general is accusing a mortgage lender of refusing to offer financing to African-Americans living in the western part of the state.
Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday alleging that Evans Bank intentionally excluded predominantly African-American neighborhoods on Buffalo’s east side from its lending area.
In a statement, bank President David Nasca says the 13-branch strong Evans will "vigorously" defend itself against “meritless accusations”.
The Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy was in Troy today to discuss the Capital District’s role in the clean energy sector.
Dr. David Danielson, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, stopped by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Bruggeman Conference Center, where he cited several Tech Valley institutions like Albany’s NanoCollege.
Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledges an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home owned by the husband of a political candidate.
A large apartment complex in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts was sold this summer to a New York City-based developer. A renovation plan will be announced this week. City officials say addressing the dearth of market-rate housing is a key to revitalizing downtown Springfield.
The classrooms have been cleaned, the supplies have been bought, and teachers have their lesson plans ready to go as the bell is about to ring on a new school year across New York. There are many challenges facing students, teachers, principals, and the school boards, including Common Core, test scores, and funding, just to name a few. For more the issues facing education and educators as the new semester begins, WAMC reached out to Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed a new provision of the federal farm bill when he visited Burlington last week. Enrollment for the new dairy margin insurance program begins today.