Protests Over Diversity Reach Ithaca College
| November 13, 2015
As protests ignite on college campuses across the country, the president of a small New York school faces two referendums on his leadership. As
Solvejg Wastvedt reports from Here & Now contributor WSKG in New York, Ithaca College students and faculty are holding confidence votes over recent racial incidents and what some call failed leadership. Reporter
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) - The New York State Education Department and Department of Health released separate guidelines for reopening schools on Monday. Schools have been waiting for guidance from state authorities as they scramble to assemble reopening plans before the start of the upcoming school year in September.
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday that there’s bipartisan support for a new federal stimulus plan that includes relief for schools and colleges. On the campus of the Victor Central School District, Schumer announced some details of the proposal.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - Wednesday, July 15, is the new April 15 for income tax filing, after the IRS postponed the deadline by three months due to the coronavirus pandemic. WRVO's Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt spoke to the state’s tax commissioner, Michael Schmidt, about how the delay has affected taxpayers, and the state’s finances.
"There are many of us who represent diverse communities, … [who] understand that it is our duty to stand up, to protect the rights of Pennsylvanians to vote.”
Travelers flying into New York from certain states are now required to show proof that they've completed a form with their contact information and travel plans before they can leave airports across the state. Starting Tuesday, teams that include police officers will meet passengers at arrival gates to check if the travel form has been completed on paper or online, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
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