“We are well beyond anything that anyone ever contemplated as far as levels of uncertainty. So obviously, more certainty sooner is better.”
“We are well beyond anything that anyone ever contemplated as far as levels of uncertainty. So obviously, more certainty sooner is better.”
The new lines create several new competitive districts, and lower the amount of Democratic-leaning districts overall.
Judge Patrick McAllister wrote in his decision that he believes the Assembly lines are unconstitutional, but the attempts to intervene in the lawsuit came too late.
Several parties argued their reasoning to intervene in the ongoing legal proceedings over New York’s legislative maps.
Reed is leaving the House to join a Washington lobbying firm, Prime Policy Group.
A lower court judge in Steuben County is overseeing the redrawing of the congressional and state Senate maps by an independent redistricting expert.
Delgado had been running for re-election against Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.
The judge ordered state senate and congressional primary elections postponed to August.
Environmental regulator issues violation notice to the Village of Johnson City.
The state Legislature may decide whether to keep other primaries in June.
The virus is spread through bird droppings, especially from migratory waterfowl like ducks and geese.
The bill still needs a vote in the Senate and approval from Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Many wells were abandoned over the last century and are difficult to find and properly plug.
Reed touted his work to promote bipartisan consensus building in Congress, but he also painted a grim picture of the growing hyperpartisanship and cynicism he has witnessed on Capitol Hill.
The grant would help scale up parts of the manufacturing economy locally, including incentives for other companies in the battery manufacturing supply chain to relocate to the Southern Tier.
“I appreciate the ambition, but we want to see what the science says, what the facts say on the application and ultimately we’ll make a determination on that and that alone.”
New York’s chief environmental regulator tours, supports, plant amid recovery.
The charges stem from a City Council meeting last summer.
Ten hearings over the plan are being held virtually and around the state.
The city wants to pay for the vehicles using federal stimulus funds.
Environmental activists call the move “political.”
Democrats immediately said they would appeal the ruling.
The New York senator acknowledged the effort to implement a moratorium on some cryptocurrency mining in New York.
A group of 14 citizens, organized by Republican politicians, argue that the new district maps approved by the state Legislature and Gov. Hochul violate the state Constitution.
The city will also lower the maximum height property owners can keep their lawns from 10 inches to eight inches.
The report compares the legal process for implementing a moratorium to the one that was used to temporarily halt high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in 2010.
“This is an emergency. Please, people need to act like it’s an emergency.”
Cornish served as interim president since last summer after Dr. Shirley Collado stepped down.
Petitioners did, at least immediately, fail to convince the court to pause elections processes currently under way.
The petition argues New York state legislative and executive leaders, all Democrats, improperly passed the maps in violation of the procedures instituted by a constitutional amendment in 2014.
An emergency declaration passed by the sewage board allows it to make purchases and sign contracts outside normal procedures.
Plant officials say the new facility is still processing sewage and residents should be unaffected.
The City of Binghamton is beginning the process of restoring and potentially moving its historic Ross Park carousel, a fixture of the park and zoo for over a century.
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin called on Broome County Republicans to help drive turnout in the Southern Tier leading into the election this fall.
The renovations include upgrades to locker rooms, dining areas and training facilities as dictated by Major League Baseball standards.
Binghamton city officials say they plan to address water ponding on the new Recreation Park tennis courts later this year.
Just over a year ago, a judge ordered county elections officials to certify Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-22) as the winner in New York’s 22nd Congressional District race. Elections officials say many of the administrative failures have since been resolved.
Binghamton City Councilwoman Sophia Resciniti and Robin Alpaugh are looking to unseat nine-term incumbent Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123).
The Southern Tier district is currently represented by Rep. Tom Reed (R-23) who announced he would not run for reelection.
Harder, a Republican, said he intends to make an endorsement in the race in the coming months, but declined to indicate a preference.
Inspired by a successful effort to unionize a location in Buffalo in December, Starbucks workers at three locations in Ithaca said they want to follow suit.
“We’re not disparaging, we’re not throwing anybody under the bus, but I think we can do a little bit better.”
“We are going to be urging in some cases that things go a little bit stronger and faster. But this is a really exciting start.”
“Being the 44th mayor of the City of Ithaca has been the honor of my lifetime.”
Just over 70% of voters cast ballots in favor of adding language to the New York Constitution guaranteeing “clean air and water, and a healthful environment.”
Cayuga Lake has struggled with harmful algal blooms or HABs in recent years, but in 2021 unseasonably warm temperatures and heavy rainfall may have extended their prevalence late into the year.
A debate over cryptocurrency mining on Seneca Lake turned into a broader test of the state’s climate law. That test is likely to come to a head in 2022.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she’s committed to seeing students return to school next week as planned, as state health officials are pushing for more children to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Candidates are declaring their intentions to run for State Senate across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.
Hemp processing licenses are once again moving forward with New York state certification, after some were delayed for months following the overhaul of the state’s cannabis law, earlier this year.
The move comes as the DEC is considering renewal of the air pollution permits for Greenidge Generation, a power plant and cryptocurrency mining operation in Yates County.
“The plants literally drowned and died because the roots couldn’t get any oxygen.”
The 470-acre parcel includes the largest piece of undeveloped shoreline on Cayuga Lake.
City of Binghamton officials have been struggling to properly handle public records requests in recent months, sometimes outside the scope of state laws.
Funding from the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package signed into law last week, will soon start making its way down to local projects, including broadband internet access.
The City of Binghamton and Johnson City will not receive state funds to cover legal fees associated with settling disputes with contractors for the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant restoration and rehabilitation project.
The City of Binghamton has been holding public meetings remotely for several months. But it’s not clear whether the city is fulfilling all the requirements under New York state law.
The transition comes as several city departments have vacancies or are currently led by individuals looking to retire in the near future.
“We have put a lot of thought from the very beginning on how this is going to be structured in an effort to advance this project and protect the city.”
Republicans appear poised to maintain control of the mayor’s office for another four years.
Binghamton’s mayoral candidates respond to the questions left unasked and unanswered during last month’s mayoral debate.
“Is it or is it not an energy hog. If it is? If it’s undermining our climate goals then we need to take a really really careful look at it, including saying no.”
The candidates strongly differed over the management of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant.
Both candidates will participate in a League of Women Voters Debate to discuss their candidacy and perspective on several policy issues impacting the city.
Experts aren’t exactly certain of any specific immediate legal implications of the amendment.
The IBEW’s now outspoken support of Greenidge indicates that opponents may face a broader front in their efforts to pass legislation implementing a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining.
“All eyes are on what happens with this particular facility.”
Newcomb said she wants to prioritize transparency, especially with the county correctional facility, as well as increase community outreach initiatives.
“If the auction proceeded, the opportunity to preserve the land for conservation and public access could have been lost forever.”
“There has to be some level of ‘Wow, this property is something that we would like to open to the public.'”
“We’ve ended AAUCONNECT’s fraudulent practices and run out the clock on their illegal operation.”
The DEC requested Greenidge specifically outline how its operation will meet the state’s emissions goals under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
“These are people that wrote the bill. They should’ve had these people in mind when they wrote those statutes.”
“A policy that I don’t subscribe to is the idea that a local government would be getting tens of millions of dollars and providing what amounts to corporate welfare.”
“They lost it once and they knew what it was like and they didn’t want to lose it again.”
Last week, council moved to hold over several resolutions to next week’s meeting where they may receive a vote.
“I’ve lived here 45 years and never seen anything like it.”
“I believe that the benefit, risk ratio is an order of magnitude better for IM3 than it was for SungEel.”
“I’m certain that we would be open to it if that’s their decision.”
The public will have the opportunity to comment on the draft maps before they are delivered to the legislature.
“When those lines are crossed people must be held accountable.”
“We should be both expeditious and thorough. The state deserves that. The people of New York deserve that.”
Testing has shown some homes in Elmira Heights to have indoor air concentrations as high as 37 micrograms per cubic meter, over seventeen times the EPA’s maximum for homes.
He said he’ll discuss a further legal challenge with an attorney, but will more likely pursue a write-in campaign for mayor.
Democrats on the council said they wanted a clearer plan of where the plans would be allocated.
Contaminants were regularly used at the plant, especially in metal finishing processes.
Last month, Brindisi announced he would not run for his old House seat in New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
“Thanks to those brave victims. He’s no longer the district attorney and now he’s a convicted felon.”
Collado will be the shortest tenured president in Ithaca College’s 129-year history.
Harder’s press conference came a day after Governor Andrew Cuomo instituted a statewide disaster emergency declaration on gun violence.
“GCNR’s petition does not establish any error of law or fact to support its rehearing request.”
“Having an acting chief at the helm of the department right now is not causing any problems.”
The comments, drafted by the Tompkins County Office of Planning and Sustainability staff, ask the DEC to provide more specifics about implementation.
The Democrat unseated one term Rep. Claudia Tenney in 2018, but lost a rematch with her last year.
Gillibrand discussed both during a stop in Ithaca on Monday.
“Why would you want to install 100 facilities when you can do it with three?”
“Any charges or implications that somehow this is being slow walked, I can categorically deny that.”
The FBI and Corning Police arrested Jack Kahabka, 21, Thursday and charged him with felony counts of making terroristic threats and criminal mischief.
Among those in opposition are union groups.
Any bills passed would require Cuomo’s signature.
A separate piece of legislation by Kelles could possibly come up for a final vote as soon as Monday
“We’re going to try to make sure that it’s really good broadband.”
“Our goal this year is to complete as much of the project as we can before the winter hits.”
The change to use housing density instead of population density has some urban planners on edge.
Several other schools across New York are also requiring immunizations.
“Making polluters pay. That’s what we want to do.”
Binghamton is “still moving forward” with the audit.
The draft plan focuses on a broad array of areas that largely focus on limiting the amount of phosphorus running into the lakes
Pennsylvania’s Attorney General made the announcement on Friday.
If passed, a moratorium would be the first statewide restriction on cryptocurrency mining in the U.S.
The governor was also asked about allegations of sexual misconduct and the state losing a congressional seat
Under the new cannabis laws, police cannot use the smell of cannabis to initiate a search in most circumstances.
The vote comes hours after Mayor Rich David announced an agreement to “formally end” privatization plans
“We’re excited to move forward and we can’t wait to start building.”
Environmental advocates have been pushing back against the proposal.
“And looking at the resolution that was presented I looked and said ‘well this is a much bigger issue here than just a particular project.’”
According to the council president, the issue will be taken up at a work session later this month
The council plans to reconvene Monday, April 12 at 6 p.m. to resume consideration of agreement.
Wednesday’s meeting will be conducted over Zoom and will begin at 6 p.m..
The press conference Monday was held at the Hill Top Inn overlooking City of Elmira and the Chemung River and primarily centered around relief for restaurants in the most recent COVID bill.
The announcement comes as the university is still under a “yellow alert” issued in mid-March following an uptick in COVID prevalence.
A task force will now take over the work for designing how the new overarching Department of Public Safety would work.
So far, most councilors have not explicitly said how they’ll vote on the resolution.
Salsman denies the allegations and has moved to dismiss the charges
Nick Langworthy spoke in Binghamton on Wednesday
The company cited what it called a “divisive local political climate.”
Reed will also abandon exploring a 2022 bid for New York Governor.
The allegations were reported by The Washington Post.
“I feel much more comfortable about that scenario than I would around rushed budget negotiations that would be based off of the Governor’s position.”
The mass vaccination sites are an addition to those already in operation across New York, including in Johnson City.
A few dozen protestors stood outside the meeting holding signs as members of the planning board entered the building.
There were calls for de-escalation and non-violence within both of the groups.
Fourteen of the state’s nineteen Congressional Democrats also released statements calling on the governor to resign Friday.
Reed accused the president of not negotiating with congressional Republicans on the stimulus measure.
“This may be an uphill battle for us, but we’re starting it.”
We’re waiting for the dust to settle on the federal level,” Gregoire said. “I think the Congressional Budget Office, CBO is going to come out with some more updated numbers for everyone.
If the hemlocks are killed off, or even severely damaged, they could tumble into gorges, bringing severe erosion into many of the watersheds feeding the lakes, and in turn the lakes themselves.
Gov. Cuomo announced 10 new sites across the state on Monday.
“I do not understand the objection to recognizing the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the constitution.”
Reed also told reporters Wednesday that if he declared candidacy for governor, he would not seek reelection to Congress
Following the administration’s appearance on their official call, a group of IC community members opposed to the cuts gathered for a separate Zoom gathering where they continued discussing their concerns.
Legislative Democrats’ qualms don’t stop at the social equity funding, there are additional concerns as well with the taxation structure, criminal penalties and oversight of the Governor’s proposed Office of Cannabis Management.
“The job is just very different than it was 50 years ago or 30 years ago. A ton of what we ask our officers to do may not be considered traditional police work.”
“That’s no way to run government. That’s no way to have an actively participating legislature.”
“I think that will be a gradual change.”
“This is reckless”
President Trump signed the measure Friday afternoon.
“Our country needs it. I mean people are sick of the divisiveness on both sides.”
The numbers come as the race enters the 2020 election year.
“We care about people in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and so forth and that’s what they’re demonstrating here tonight.”
“They’re there thinking, you know, this is what’s right for the voter. And I get that, I understand where they’re coming from, but they don’t understand the burden that puts on us.”
“People fought very hard for your right to vote, so that’s the least you can do is show up.”
“I don’t want to restrict the administration’s hands to be able to respond to threats from a very unstable regime in Iran.”
Since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in last year’s midterms, eyes have been on freshmen members of the party like Rep. Anthony Brindisi.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, clearing a major hurdle towards approving a new North American trade deal. The bill now heads to the Senate where it’s likely to be taken up in the new year.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at loosening a controversial part of the 2017 tax law, and New Yorker members of Congress are crossing party lines. The bill now moves to the Senate, where it’s not likely to be taken up, but the issue will likely come up again in 2020 congressional races.
“I went back this weekend, and laid out all the transcripts on my table, got the highlighter out, made lots of notes, reviewed several articles about impeachment, looked at some articles that were written by constitutional law experts and ultimately came to the conclusion that there was sufficient evidence to move forward.”
“We have choices about what we consent to and what we don’t consent to. That’s a nonviolent practice of withdrawing consent.”
Clare Grady faces 25 years in prison.
Congressman was the keynote speaker at recent event with Tompkins Democrats