A natural gas drilling company is suing state regulators and a western New York town where it has operated for decades over a local moratorium that threatens to put the company out of business. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority took a serious financial hit as a result of Superstorm Sandy. Officials assure riders the cost will NOT be passed on them, but transit advocates say higher fares may be impossible to avoid . Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
The New York State Public Service Commission has ordered a contingency plan be drawn up in the event that the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Buchanan is shut down. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
The PSC has ordered Consolidated Edison to collaborate with the New York Power Authority and develop a contingency plan for closing Indian Point.
The leader of the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference is pursuing an unprecedented shakeup in New York politics that would see three leaders with equal power ruling the state Senate in a bipartisan coalition. WAMC’s Dave Lucas reports.
Sen. Jeffrey Klein says he wants a formal three-way power-sharing arrangement that would be extended to every decision in the chamber, including state budget negotiations.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a settlement with insurer Excellus Bluecross Blueshield requiring refunds to patients and health care providers who overpaid due to improper accounting of deductibles. More from WAMC’s Dave Lucas
Schneiderman's office says Excellus has so far made repayments totaling $3.1 million. Excellus reported that accounting errors affecting 12,000 customers processed after Sept. 1, 2011, followed software modifications with glitches that have since been repaired.
An upstate New York prosecutor who targeted a Florida pharmacy while investigating online sales of steroids and other drugs can keep the case. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.
The New York Court of Appeals says a state judge exceeded his authority when he dismissed Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares' fifth indictment of Signature Pharmacy of Orlando and barred his office from continuing.
The Mid-Hudson Regional Sustainability Plan's second round of public meetings kick-off this evening in Orange County - Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
The interactive forums will take place tonight at SUNY Orange in Newburgh; and Thursday at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. In both sessions, a presentation of the draft plan will be followed by a question/ answer session and open discussion. Organizers would like to see more local residents at the gatherings.