The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below the 11,000 mark Monday. President Obama sought to calm the market jitters, saying the downgrade was not about the nation's fiscal soundness, but about its political impasse.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports Republicans in the State Senate changed their position on the counting of state prison inmates for drawing new legislative district lines, required every ten years.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports New York State lost over one and half million people to other states from 2000 to 2010, according to a report by a think tank and based on data from the US Census Bureau.
Rochester city council recently signed off on a federally-funded scoping study for a new downtown transportation center. But the city estimates the new station won't be up and running until 2015 at the earliest.