State Tax Commissioner Kenneth Adams was in Beverly Kinney's Grand Island home Wednesday to pitch for Governor Cuomo's property tax relief program. The plan is part of the ongoing budget debate in Albany.
Faced with the prospect of no state school aid and possible loss of licenses and jobs for teachers and administrators, the Kenmore-Tonawanda School Board held off Tuesday night on refusing to administer standardized exams on the youngest test-takers.
Catherine Fisher Collins is slated to be elected to the Board of Regents Tuesday, meaning one of the bosses of all education in New York State is someone who started out as a school nurse before going back to school for many degrees and moving up to her SUNY Empire State College teaching position.
In his first encounter with New York's arcane budget process, new State Senator Marc Panepinto of Buffalo isn't sure the entire spending plan can fall into place over the next three-weeks to be on-time. WBFO's Mike Desmond talked with the Senator.
Buffalo's Joint Schools Construction Board is involved in an escalating fight over how much profit LP Ciminelli made in managing the 11-year old project. Nearly $1.5 billion was spent in updating Buffalo schools.
There's a continuing push for public financing of campaigns, arguing it removes the influence of big money and allows challengers who would have trouble raising money to run. That push made its way to Council Chambers in Buffalo's City Hall Tuesday.
While the Sabres and Predators battled a short distance away inside First Niagara Center, dozens of teams were battling outside on the RiverWorks rinks during the Labatt Buffalo Pond Hockey tournament.