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Friday 22 September 2017
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Category: Hot News, State/National News

New York State Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie

Assembly Names Carl Heastie as First African-American Speaker

By Staff New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, was elected the first African-American speaker of the Assembly in its 238-year...

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BBB Warning: Child predator email scam preys on concerned parents

(Buffalo, NY)–Fake email warnings about a child predator being in the neighborhood are the latest scams criminals have used to steal...

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Attorney General Ends Bank’s Discriminatory Mortgage Practices

Getting a mortgage can be tough for a myriad of reasons. First, it’s because you need to have a FICO of at least 500 to even be...

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New York Assembly Speaker Facing Conspiracy and Fraud Charges

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver received millions of dollars in kickbacks from a 15-year scheme involving law firms, real estate...

Hochul announces Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force

New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for a “Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force,” Sunday,...

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Cuomo announces Competition for $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Fund

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition, in which seven regions in Upstate New...

Miner, Officials Seek Funds to Spend on Infrastructure

Mayor Stephanie Miner, as well as New York state Senators John DeFrancisco and David Valesky, Assemblyman Al Stirpe, and Town of Cazenovia...

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Syracuse City Council approves “Ban the Box”

Syracuse City Council passed a Ban the Box ordinance Dec. 8 in an 8-1 vote. The legislation requires the city, and contractors working with...

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Miner Participates in New York City Mayors’ Summit on Immigration

Mayor Stephanie Miner has participated in a New York City summit of mayors from across the U.S. to discuss the implementation of President...

State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested from Gov. Andrew Cuomo the authority to investigate and, if necessary,...