Second amendment rights advocates, who have held rallies in Albany recently, are not the only group upset with portions of the state’s recently enacted gun law. Some people with mental illnesses believe the law unfairly stigmatizes them.
The first phase of what is likely to be a long fight over a proposed scrap metal recycling operation near Hertel and Military ended Tuesday when the Buffalo Common Council voted against it. WBFO'S Mike Desmond reports the issue is now off to the courts.
During a stop in Buffalo Thursday to help sell his 2013-2014 budget proposal Governor Andrew Cuomo praised state lawmakers who voted for the SAFE Act. Cuomo said it was a very tough vote for politicians - because powerful gun advocacy groups opposed it. With more here's WBFO's Chris Caya.
Albany power politics used to be three men in a room, but now Governor Andrew Cuomo is accused of rushing to approve new laws. In this week's Press Pass we welcome Investigative Post editor Jim Heaney. Heaney discuss the Governor's power grab with WBFO's Eileen Buckley, as well as the upcoming reelection campaign of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown.
A republican has declared his candidacy for Mayor of Buffalo. Sergio Rodriguez kicked off his campaign in Niagara Square Wednesday afternoon. Rodriguez is a 32-year-old, single, former Marine, born in Santiago. After launching his campaign, Rodriguez visited our studios to talk with WBFO's Eileen Buckley about why he is running for mayor.