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Deteriorating road conditions on I-90 in Seneca Nation. August 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN) - The New York State Thruway Authority is pointing the finger back at the Seneca Nation, saying that the deplorable condition of the I-90 as it runs through Seneca territory is due to the Senecas not giving the state permission to do the work. "To put it mildly, we have been frustrated that...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2019 - 6:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Tesla facility, and New York's involvement in the project, are once again under the microscope. An expose in Vanity Fair, titled " How Elon Musk Fooled Investors, Bilked Taxpayers, and Gambled Tesla to Save SolarCity " put a national spotlight on the Tesla/SolarCity project...
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Students at Leonardo daVinci High School. September 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2019 - 12:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo this week signed legislation which would allow the City of Buffalo to establish speed cameras in school zones. The programs allows the city to enforce speed limits in school zones using cameras that record speeding violations in real time without the...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:07 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It is now illegal in New York to possess an undetectable knife. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Tuesday. It prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment, and possession of knives and other weapons that are undetectable by a metal detector. "Undetectable...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
August 06, 2019 - 10:02 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation which would allow school buses to have stop-arm cameras. The cameras will record the illegal passing of school buses and give a ticket to drivers who violate the law. "No parent should ever have to worry that their child's bus ride...
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Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. May 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. renewed criticism of the Cuomo Administration is response to the deteriorating conditions of I-90 through the soverign territory. "There is only one simple reason that the State has continually refused to honor its obligation to...
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Albany, NY (WBEN) - The Governor pouring some cold water on the idea of passing the controversial "Green Light Bill." The State Assembly Transportation committee on Wednesday passed the bill, which would grant undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a driver's license by passing a road test,...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:34 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on the legislation during interviews on WAMC and...
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May 15, 2019 - 7:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation allowing judges to reduce prison sentences for victims of domestic abuse who committed crimes while defending themselves against their abusers. The Democrat says the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act he signed into law Tuesday...
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Mike Baggerman
May 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a Friday interview with Rochester radio station, WXXI , Cuomo said he was told lawmakers had the votes to legalize it this year but may not anymore. He wanted the assembly and state senate to incorporate legalized marijuana in this year's state budget but claimed the...
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