New York State

Brian Mazurowski
March 28, 2017 - 10:35 am
(WBEN) - Budget 'crunch time' in Albany means it's an important week for those who want to see ridesharing in Buffalo and across New York state. "We have people there, I'm back and forth," said Uber's Josh Gold on the lobbying effort. "We're hopeful this is the week it finally gets done for Western...
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Dave Debo
March 28, 2017 - 6:26 am
The state has scheduled public meetings to gather comments from people impacted by the windstorm earlier this month that knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. Hearings will be held April 12 at the Southside Commerce Center Auditorium in East Aurora, and April 13 on Monroe...
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Dave Debo
March 28, 2017 - 5:36 am
(WBEN/AP) Legislators hope to approve a new state spending plan by Saturday, the first day of the new state fiscal year, but at least one local lawmaker is raising caution that the state could return to the days of state budgets not routinely passed on time. "I'm hopeful that it will be done on...
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Brian Mazurowski
March 22, 2017 - 9:55 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) - The call to remove the tolls on the Grand Island bridge is growing louder. A public forum hosted by WNY for Grand Island Toll Barrier Removal will be held Wednesday night. At the event, a presentation will be followed by an opportunity for any Western New Yorker to voice...
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(WBEN) - Could you soon be reaching for your wallet if you don't hand in your ballott? A bill introduced in the state legislature would create fines in New York State if you don't vote. State Assembly-woman Deborah Glick is the one who introduced the bill. Under the bill, eligible voters who don't...
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