WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports a Siena College poll finds while the President is still viewed favorably by more than half of those surveyed, two thirds think he is doing only a fair or poor job in office.
WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison explains how a researcher at the University at Buffalo is trying to kick off a revolution in the way we learn about our environment - by asking for your help.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports the state legislature's task force on redistricting continues its work despite a promised veto from the governor and public support for an independent commission.
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is proposing a remedial fund for hydrofracking, similar to the state's oil spill fund, to reimburse citizens if they suffer environmental damage from the gas drilling process.
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.