Hudson Valley News

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7:22 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Protestors Line Up Near Water Pipeline Construction Site

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About 50 protestors gathered this morning near a water pipeline construction site in New York’s Orange County. They say the pipeline should not be going in the ground without permits in place for a larger project.

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Hudson Valley News
5:30 am
Mon April 15, 2013

NY Assemblyman Arranges Bus to Take Protestors to Pipeline Site

A New York State Assemblyman says he arranged for bus transportation for those who want to join in opposing a controversial water pipeline construction project in Orange County. Construction resumes this morning, and is expected to cross a town line.

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Hudson Valley News
12:24 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

Tree Cleanup Temporarily Closes A Park Area in Ulster County

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A public area in a part of New York’s Ulster County is closed for two weeks to clean up trees damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Hudson Valley News
2:08 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

District Attorneys Welcome Empowerment Under Proposed NY Laws

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe
Credit Rockland County District Attorney's Office

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced legislation that would better enable prosecutors crack down on public corruption. The proposal comes following two federal political corruption cases last week involving elected officials in New York.

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Hudson Valley News
12:50 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

NYS Senator Announces Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

Credit Office of NYS Senator David Carlucci

A New York State Senator who is part of the Independent Democratic Conference will announce the IDC’s campaign finance reform package later this afternoon. The proposals come in the wake of a far-reaching political corruption scandal in the state.

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Hudson Valley News
8:36 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Hurricane Committee Retires "Sandy" From List of Names

MIAMI (AP) —Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year.

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Hudson Valley News
5:41 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Congressional Rep Condemns Timing of Mail Center Consolidation

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A New York Congressman testified before postal regulators, criticizing the decision to consolidate a postal facility in the Hudson Valley earlier than planned.

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Hudson Valley News
2:20 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

NYS Senator Introduces Economic Development Package

Credit Cecilia Tkaczyk

A freshman New York State senator has introduced a number of bills aimed at growing local economies and creating jobs. The legislation package especially targets New York’s upstate region.

Democratic State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk of the 46th District rolled out a package of economic development bills she says would help small businesses and farms. She announced the bills in Greene County Wednesday, on Main Street in Catskill.

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Hudson Valley News
6:51 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

County Legislator Sponsors Resolutions Related to Public Corruption

As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was introducing a measure to crack down on political corruption Tuesday, a local legislator in the Hudson Valley started work on a proposal for his county, one he hopes becomes law on the state level as well.

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Hudson Valley News
2:05 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Legislators Comment on NY Governor's Effort To Crack Down on Public Corruption

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday proposed legislation that establishes a new class of public corruption crimes and enables prosecutors to better crack down on public corruption. The proposal comes on the heels of two federal political corruption cases last week involving elected officials in New York.

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