Government

President Obama Signs Health Care Reform Bill

Local Democrat Louise Slaughter helped get the controversial bill passed in the House of Representatives late Sunday.

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Soda Tax Proponent on Need to Know Friday

New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines explains why he wants you to pay more for soda.

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Governor Loses Another Aide

Governor David Paterson's Press Secretary abruptly resigned Wednesday.

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Local Governments Consider Consolidation

A difficult economy, budget woes and pressure from taxpayers are leading some local communities to look at conslidation or in some cases dissolution of local government.

 

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Communities Eye Consolidation

Brockport and Seneca Falls are the latest local communities to consider consolidating when faced with a high tax burden.

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After Massa: Republicans on Ethics Offensive

The troubles of Eric Massa have become ammunition for the Republicans in Congress bashing Democrats over ethics concerns.

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Maggie Brooks Will Not Run for Congress

Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks says she will not seek election to replace Eric Massa in the 29th Congresssional District.

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Republicans Target "Slaughter Solution"

Local Congresswoman Louise Slaughter's name is being brought up at the center of a new controversy about the passage of health care reform.

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Cuomo Appoints Independent Counsel to Investigate Paterson

NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has appointed Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye as independent counsel in the investigation of Governor David Paterson.

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Massa Takes to National Airwaves Amid Allegations

Former Congressman Eric Massa says his behavior was taken out of context and that he was targeted by the Democratic leadership because of his opposition to the health care bill.

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