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New York State will avoid a government shutdown after lawmakers approved a two-month stopgap spending plan Monday.

NYS lawmakers get back to work this week

Jan 2, 2017

New York lawmakers will return to Albany this week to begin their work for 2017, with a full slate os issues on the table.

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While New York would not be as greatly affected as other states if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, there could be some changes to the health exchange. Republicans, controlling the House, Senate and soon the presidency are now positioned to repeal President Obama’s healthcare law.

State and Senecas settle casino dispute

Jun 14, 2013
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The long stalemate between the Seneca Nation of Indians and New York State over casino gambling has been settled.

Bracing for Hurricane punch in NYS & WNY

Oct 29, 2012
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As Hurricane Sandy heads steers toward New York, forecasters in the Buffalo Niagara region are continue to track the massive storm as it approaches the coastal regions.  The storm is expected to have an impact on the Great Lakes.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a high wind warning for all of Western New York from 5 p.m. Monday through 2 p.m. Tuesday.  Winds are expected to range from 30 to 45 miles per hour with gust of 55 to 65 miles an hour.  The highest winds are expected along the Lake shore line and higher terrain areas.