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Richard Root
August 04, 2017 - 3:41 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Developer and embattled Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino says he's considering another gubernatorial run. In an interview with WIVB, Paladino says he's "been considering it for the last couple years," and that he sees an opportunity. Paladino has raised the idea before...
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Mike Baggerman
July 31, 2017 - 5:03 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Republican Congressman Chris Collins introduced a new bill on Monday called the “Second Amendment Guarantee Act”, which is an attempt at the federal level to repeal the NY SAFE Act. WATCH: Congressman Collins introduces SAGA bill “We have been trying since 2013 to repeal the...
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Richard Root
July 31, 2017 - 6:32 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - New legislation being unveiled by Congressman Chris Collins promises to take some of the bite out of the New York Safe Act. Later today, Rep. Collins will introduce SAGA, or the Second Amendment Guarantee Act. The legislation says quite plainly a State may not impose any...
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Mike Baggerman
July 27, 2017 - 4:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Attorney’s representing the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center and Governor Andrew Cuomo argued in a court hearing on Thursday over the governor’s executive power to veto a bi-partisan bill, passed in both the state assembly and state senate, which would prevent...
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Tom Puckett
July 20, 2017 - 8:44 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo took a look at the damage caused by Thursday's tornado in Hamburg. Cuomo says he's grateful no one was killed in the storm. "Extensive property damage can be fixed. Debris can be removed. As long as we haven't lost human life, we're ahead of the game." He says 200...
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Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 4:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Cuomo announced a long-term plan to help ailing homes on Buffalo's East Side and in the Town of Cheektowaga on Thursday morning in Buffalo. The $10 million plan is called the "Buffalo Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative" and is a three-pronged plan which officials...
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Tom Puckett
July 06, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Wilson, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo called on President Trump for federal help after high water levels along Lake Ontario devastated homes and businesses this year. "It's undeniable the main cause has been the amount of rainfall, but it's more complicated than that and it has something to do with how...
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Tom Puckett
June 29, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) There will be relief for homeowners affected by flooding along Lake Ontario. State lawmakers approved it as part of a bill to approve an extension of mayoral control of New York City schools. The bill goes to Governor Cuomo for his signature. The bill includes aid for upstate...
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Richard Root
June 07, 2017 - 5:54 am
New York, NY (WBEN) - Representatives Chris Collins and Tom Reed are among eight New York House seats being targeted by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. She has enlisted the help of Governor Andrew Cuomo. During a union rally at the Javits Center in New York City yesterday, Pelosi said there were...
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Tom Puckett
June 01, 2017 - 5:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Just hours after President Trump announced he was pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order to continue the standards of the accord and helped launch a climate alliance with two west coast governors. Cuomo, California Governor Edmund...
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