Poughkeepsie, NY – Governor Spitzer, visiting civic and business leaders in Poughkeepsie, said it's time to ``get serious''about cutting the cost of living in New York, especially with families ``feeling the effects of the national economic downturn.'' Jill Rontey reports...
Middleborough, MA – Governor Deval Patrick is warning that if the Legislature fails to act on his casino proposal, an Indian gaming casino could well be built in Middleborough with little benefit to taxpayers.
Dutchess, NY – The Government Services and Administration Committee of the Dutchess County, NY Legislature Wednesday debated County Executive William Steinhaus' hiring freeze and majority Democrats said they should be allowed to bring on their own new support staff.Hank Gross reports...
Albany, NY – New York Governor Eliot Spitzer told businesspeople Wednesday morning he understands their needs, and is currently working on several programs to help lower their financial burdens and help spur an economic growth in the region and around the state
Middletown, NY – James Blagmon, the Middletown, NY man who was serving a state prison sentence of 46 years to life for murdering a Middletown man, committed suicide at the Elmira Correctional Facility Wednesday morning, Orange County District Attorney Frank Phillips said. He was informed by state corrections officials.
NY – School resource officer positions held by state troopers in 118 school districts statewide would be eliminated under New York Governor Spitzer's proposed state budget. Those 92 officers would be reassigned to Operation IMPACT communities, including in the Hudson Valley. Hank Gross reports
NY – Friends of Lindsey Billman wore tie-dyed shirts as they entered St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Wednesday for the funeral of the 15-year-old girl who died after falling through the Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School gymnasium roof near Port Jervis, NY early Saturday morning. --:47