Efforts urging Williams College to divest its $2.3 billion endowment from the top 200 fossil fuel companies are continuing. In a letter to college leadership, faculty and staff are joining the campaign which has largely been led by students and alumni.
(Airs 2/27/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor and legislative leaders meet for budget talks behind closed doors, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on continuing questions about the relationship between Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor de Blasio, and a new poll finds New Yorkers more concerned about an on time budget than ethics reform.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker marked 50 days in office today. Baker was the keynote speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, where 800 business and community leaders from throughout the Pioneer Valley gathered.
Authorities in Western New York say a Capital Region man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring.
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Rahkeim Scarlett of Troy used a stolen card on Feb. 11 to buy a Rolex watch and diamond earrings worth nearly $30,000 at a suburban Rochester jewelry store.