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Assembly set to pick Heastie as speaker

February 3, 2015 ALBANY — Carl Heastie is poised to take control of the New York state Assembly when lawmakers elect the Bronx Democrat the chamber’s next speaker on Tuesday. more »»

Cuomo: No budget deal without ethics reform

February 2, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he won't sign a budget for the state this year that doesn't include an ethics plan for legislators. more »»

Heastie to be Assembly speaker

February 2, 2015 ALBANY — A Democratic lawmaker from the Bronx is poised to take over leadership of the New York state Assembly after the resignation of longtime speaker Sheldon Silver. more »»

Rep’s college tour includes Trudeau-Clarkson teamwork

January 31, 2015 POTSDAM — In a two-stop visit to Potsdam Thursday, Rep. Elise M. more »»

Silver resigns as field to replace him drops to 2: Heastie and Nolan

January 31, 2015 ALBANY — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced his resignation as two lawmakers jockeyed for his position Friday following federal charges that the longtime leader took nearly $4... more »»

Wage board suggests $7.50 per hour for tipped workers

January 31, 2015 ALBANY — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7. more »»

State GOP honors local Assemblyman as a ‘rising star’

January 31, 2015 State Assemblyman Dan Stec is considered to be one the state GOP’s “rising stars” in 2015. more »»

Assembly considers major reforms

January 29, 2015 ALBANY — Sheldon Silver’s 21-year reign as the speaker of the New York state Assembly is ending — a tectonic shift in state government that many reform-minded lawmakers say provides an opportunity t... more »»

Silver takes law firm leave of absence

January 29, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is taking a leave of absence from his law firm as he fights federal corruption charges, the firm said Wednesda. more »»

Development ideas floated for AMA lands

January 28, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Ski-in, ski-out townhouses. Multi-family housing. Low-income housing. Senior housing. Art studios. more »»

Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

January 28, 2015 ALBANY — Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announce... more »»

Lake Placid trustees are unopposed in re-election

January 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Two incumbent village trustees are not facing any challengers so far in their bids for re-election, but there are still two weeks for other candidates to file to run. more »»

Hospitals vie for consolidated funding program

January 27, 2015 The field of play for the state’s new consolidated hospital funding program has been revealed — and the stakes are high. more »»

Gov. names Clarkson president to airport panel

January 27, 2015 POTSDAM — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed Clarkson University President Tony Collins to a New York City airport advisory pane. more »»

Lawmakers weigh speaker’s fate after charges

January 27, 2015 ALBANY — Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are debating whether to call for the ouster of their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. more »»

Stefanik: Republican health care plan is coming

January 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York Saturday in Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Silver to temporarily cede power as he fights charges

January 26, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges. more »»

Stefanik says Republican health care plan is coming

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID - U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York Saturday in Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Social savvy #EliseStefanik to visit Placid

January 24, 2015 Elise Stefanik, the North Country’s new U.S. representative and the youngest member of Congress, will no doubt be posting social media updates during her trip to Lake Placid toda. more »»

North Country aims to win Upstate $500 million

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul “feels really good” about the North Country’s chance of winning $500 million in state economic development funding, part of a new competition proposed by Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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