Faced with the same budget that was rejected just weeks ago, voters in Wilson turned down their school budget on Tuesday. Meanwhile, five other districts, including Clarence, gained voter approval of their spending plans for the approaching school year.
The New York State Legislature has restored 90-million dollars in proposed cuts to the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities in the state budget. People Incorporated is among the many agencies in this region that provide vital services. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley toured their site on Delaware Avenue in North Buffalo to learn first hand who is receiving and caring for the developmental disabled.
There were several arrests at the state Capitol Tuesday. Advocates took out their anger and frustration on Cuomo and leaders of the State Senate, after it became clear that a progressive agenda that includes abortion rights and public campaign financing are likely dead for the legislative session.
Credit WBFO News photo provided by Karen DeWittNew york State NOW President Zenaida Mendez, being arrested at a sit in outside Sen Klein's offices Tuesday afternoonEdit | Remove
An international non-profit organization Girl Develop It or GDI works to help empower women through technology particularly by training them to write their own software. WBFO’s Ashley Hassett recently spent time with a couple of upstate women coders.
There’s three days left in the legislative session, and chances are dimming for a settlement on an abortion rights provision in a women’s equality act, and for reform of campaign financing and other anti-corruption measures.