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  • Barclay names Palmesano to Assembly leadership post

    Barclay names Palmesano to Assembly leadership post

    The Finger Lakes and Southern Tier gained a little extra traction in Albany, as Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay chose Assemblyman Phil Palmesano to serve as Assistant Minority Leader of the Assembly Republican Conference. The new leadership post will take hold immediately. …more
  • Closer look at Cuomo’s complicated relationship with oil, gas industry

    Closer look at Cuomo’s complicated relationship with oil, gas industry

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make the state’s fracking ban permanent by enshrining it in law earned due praise last week from a bandwagon of environmentalists. Sandra Steingraber, co-founder of New Yorkers Against Fracking, called it “exactly the right thing to do.” Actor/activist Mark Ruffalo (right) …more