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Erin Brockovich warns of impending ‘water crisis’ in New York
Policy

Erin Brockovich warns of impending ‘water crisis’ in New York

Iconic environmental advocate visits Albany; Wants better strategies for controlling Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks   New York leads the nation in cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a life threatening waterborne illness caused by legionella bacteria in water supplies. During an event in Albany last week, the Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease and […]

New bill would make ‘sanctuary cities’ illegal
Policy Politics

New bill would make ‘sanctuary cities’ illegal

  On Tuesday Jan. 24, Assemblyman Dean Murray, R-East Patchogue, introduced a bill he says would help safeguard New Yorkers by taking away local authority to flout federal homeland security laws that pertain to deporting undocumented immigrants with a criminal record. Murray’s New York Combating Alien Recidivism and Ending Sanctuary […]

SUNY proposals would keep more students on track for graduation
Policy

SUNY proposals would keep more students on track for graduation

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her eighth and final State of the University Address January 23, outlining proposals she says will benefit both current students and recent graduates. Those proposals include being more proactive in encouraging all students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms and to […]