Author: James Gormley, Gazette editor

Highlights of the 2016-2017 budget
Politics

Highlights of the 2016-2017 budget

  Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative conference leaders announced a $156 billion budget agreement late Thursday night, just three hours before the deadline established by the state Constitution. Highlights include continued funding for the STAR property tax relief program, a one-year tuition freeze at SUNY and CNY schools, $300 million […]

All bets are off
Politics

All bets are off

  Following an announcement that the attorney general has stopped daily fantasy sports in New York, a lawmaker says it’s time for the Legislature to legalize the games to ensure proper oversight and protect jobs. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday announced an agreement between his office and daily fantasy […]