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New York lawmakers rush to beat midnight budget deadline ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers are voting on the final provisions of the state budget, including changes to teacher evaluations and an ethics proposal intended to address Albany corruption.
WNYT.com | 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
NY budget creates commission to study legislative pay raise ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers say a commission should be appointed to study whether they deserve a pay hike.
WNYT.com | 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
Shumlin bans state funded travel to Indiana MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is banning all non-essential state-funded trips to Indiana because of that state's new religious-freedom law that critics say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.
WNYT.com | 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
NY lawmakers weigh budget with new teacher evaluations ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York lawmakers are set to vote on an education budget that would overhaul statewide teacher evaluations, providing $20,000 annual bonuses for those rated highly effective and termination for those found ineffective two or three yea
WNYT.com | 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
Lawmakers approve compromise budget bill BOSTON (AP) - The Legislature has signed off on a compromise spending bill that includes funds for snow removal, homeless shelters and state employee health insurance.
WNYT.com | 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
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Water is cold, but trout season begins Wednesday John Aiken, owner of John's Outdoor Sports in Queensbury, hasn't been in a rush to restock his fishing supplies this spring, mainly because no one has been asking for them, even though April 1…
The Post-Star | 1 hour, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Glens Falls, New York
Challenger Center to memorialize shuttle disaster victims, teach kids about STEM A new exhibit at the Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) will pay tribute to the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, while teaching visitors about science, technology, engineering, and math.
WNYT.com | 1 hour, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
Warren County court expansion won't be done in time for new judge QUEENSBURY | Continued delays in state approval of a plan to add on to Warren County's courthouse have prompted county leaders to conclude that space for the new Family Court judge will not be…
The Post-Star | 2 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Glens Falls, New York
School districts thankful to finally receive state aid numbers This is the first look districts are getting at the funding for the upcoming academic year. Normally, they receive these numbers in January.
WNYT.com | 2 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
Midnight budget deadline looms over state Legislature If any budget progress was being made on Wednesday at the Capitol, you wouldn’t know it by focusing on the Assembly chamber. By mid-afternoon, stacks of budget bills had arrived and they were being distributed. However, lawmakers still needed to rea
WNYT.com | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York