STATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA – The U.S. Supreme Court was expected to make a defining decision on extreme partisan gerrymandering this term. It took up two cases, one from Wisconsin, and the other from Maryland. But, in unanimous decisions, the court avoided the key constitutional question at stake in these cases.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Prosecutors and lawyers for the defense gave opening statements Monday in the bid rigging trial of a former associate of Gov. Cuomo and two upstate development firms, who are accused of fraudulently obtaining lucrative taxpayer-funded state contracts.
SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) – Members of Congress from New York, on both sides of the aisle, are focusing in on how their parties can win seats in November’s midterm elections. The economy and women are two factors that could push each party towards victory.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) — Five months ahead of the general election, a new survey from Franklin and Marshall College shows Democratic Governor Tom Wolf with a considerable lead over Republican challenger Scott Wagner.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – A Siena college poll finds Governor Andrew Cuomo is securely ahead of his challengers, Democrat Cynthia Nixon and Republican Marc Molinaro in his re election bid. Meanwhile, Cuomo is using some of his substantial $30 million dollar campaign war chest to promote an anti- gun violence measure.
SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) – Primary Day is less than two weeks away for two women who want to be the Democratic candidate in the race for the central New York congressional seat currently held by Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus). As their campaigns sprint toward the finish line, they face one factor beyond their control: the calendar.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the anti-sexual harassment policies enacted in the state budget are among the strongest in the nation, but his political rivals say the governor has not done enough to respond to allegations of sexual harassment in his own administration.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) — The state Auditor General is launching a review of Pennsylvania’s voting and registration process, following up on concerns Russians attempted to interfere in the 2016 elections.