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Advocates For People With Disabilities Seek Money In NY Budget For Higher Wages

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is due to release his budget on Tuesday, and agencies that work with those with intellectual disabilities are among those hoping for more funds.

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Part of the economic growth strategy Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out in his State of the State speech in Syracuse includes the creation of high-tech jobs. Cuomo announced the state will invest $30 million into the Saab company, which will add about 250 new jobs to Syracuse and make its facility their new North American headquarters. 

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(Harrisburg) -- Governor Tom Wolf is taking another step in the quest to cut state spending, in the face of a burgeoning deficit and a GOP-led legislature firmly opposed to raising taxes. 

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(Harrisburg) -- A new initiative aims to help out Pennsylvania's struggling rural hospitals, and it involves a new funding formula and a $25 million investment from the federal government. 

Gas Industry Talks Pipelines At PA Farm Show

Jan 13, 2017
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Pennsylvania’s natural gas pipeline building boom is happening mostly in rural areas, which is one of the reasons representatives from the oil and gas industry were at the 101st Farm Show in Harrisburg this week. 

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(Harrisburg) -- As Pennsylvania grapples with the opioid crisis, the battle could get be getting even tougher. If the federal Affordable Care Act is repealed, tens of thousands of people may not have access to drug and alcohol treatment.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ended his six-city State of the State tour, speaking for nine hours total, according to his estimates, and traveling over 1,200 miles — with one emergency helicopter landing thrown in for good measure. 

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Vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he would chair a panel to review vaccine safety, at President-elect Donald Trump's request. 

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Syracuse Hancock International Airport will be getting a multi-million dollar makeover thanks to the Cuomo administration. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at a regional State of the State Address in Syracuse Wednesday.  

Central New York Economy Behind The Pack

Jan 12, 2017
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(WRVO) Central New York’s economy continues to lag behind others across the country and in upstate, according to the CenterState CEO annual economic forecast. 

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(WRVO) In his State of the State speech in Syracuse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that planning for Interstate-81 reconstruction in downtown Syracuse will once again include studies of the tunnel and depressed highway options. Those are two options that the state Department of Transportation previously eliminated. 

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