As the state convened stakeholder discussions on the future of New York’s clean energy funding today, a coalition of clean energy advocates put forward its own vision of New York’s “Clean Energy Fund.”
The state is considering combining three successful programs – the Renewable Portfolio Standard or RPS, the Systems Benefit Charge, and the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard – into one revenue stream: the Clean Energy Fund.
New York's highest court has ruled that a local cyberbullying law in Albany County violates Constitutional free speech protections.
Tuesday’s Court of Appeals ruling involves the case of a high school student who anonymously posted photographs of fellow students on Facebook along with personal details and offensive descriptions of their supposed sexual beahvior.
The teen was charged with violating a 2010 county law prohibiting cyberbullying.
It's "casino crunch time." Today is the deadline for developers to submit their casino proposals to the New York State Gaming Commission.
David Brain is president and CEO of EPR properties ... heard in the recorded version of this article in an excerpt from a promotional video for Adelaar, one of two casinos proposed for Sullivan County. Mohegan Sun is behind the other project in the town of Thompson at the former Concord Resort.
Senate Republicans have a new strategy in what’s shaping up to be an election battle for control of the State Senate. They say now that a group of breakaway Democrats is abandoning them and rejoining the rest of the Democrats, the Senate will be dominated by New York City liberals who won’t care about Upstate and Long Island.
The five member Independent Democratic Conference announced it would break its nearly two year old alliance in ruling the Senate with the Republicans, and plans to join the Democrats in a coalition government after the November elections.