Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will end his long reign as the head of the Assembly on Monday, say the Democratic members of the Assembly who announced they’ll hold a new election for Speaker on February 10th.
Health insurer Capital District Physicians Health Plan and the area's largest cancer care provider New York Oncology Hematology announced Monday they've settled their differences and will continue working with each other. The accord means cancer patients undergoing treatment plans are no longer caught in the middle.
A New York state assemblyman from the Hudson Valley stands ready to take action against a local gas station owner if prices at a few stations near West Point aren’t lower by next month.
Democratic Assemblyman James Skoufis has written to the head of the only two gas stations in the Town of Highlands in Orange County asking that he lower prices that tend to run about 30 to 40 cents higher than in surrounding areas.
At the same time the Assembly treads water as majority Democrats decide the future of the speakership, the New York State Farm Bureau outlined its legislative priorities for the year during a conference call this morning.
Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island have or are lifting statewide travel bans after a storm dumped nearly 3 feet in parts of the region. Rhode Island’s expires at 8 p.m. Tuesday, will Massachusetts’ ban will be lifted at midnight.
Airlines cancelled thousands of flights across the Northeast over the past two days as a storm blanketed the region with snow. But, Bradley International Airport expects to see commercial flights arriving soon.