Thursday, May 23, 2013
POLITICS SECTION TOP 2012
Farmworkers bill now in the hands of the State Senate
On Monday, the New York State Assembly voted 82 to 53 in favor of the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act, and it is now in the hands of the State Senate.
First-ever New York State Tourism Summit held in Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - What could bring a ton of money and more jobs to NYS? According to Governor Cuomo at the State Capital, the answer is a tourism initiative.
Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons
WASHINGTON (AP) - The President strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria.
Picente holds meeting with council members about motel voucher issue
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says a lot of misinformation is floating around about the county's homeless voucher program and he wants to clear it up.
Officials urging feds to make Griffiss site of military defense system
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Could the Griffiss International Airport in Rome once again become a major part of the nation's military defense system?
Hanna: denying permit "a severe crime against this community"
MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Congressman Richard Hanna confronted officials about the permit denial for a Nanocenter in Marcy.
Presidents praise George W. Bush at new library
DALLAS (AP) - President George W. Bush dedicated the library that documents his place in history.
Ethics complaint forms for Utica now available online
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The City of Utica will now have a safeguard against corruption, with the re-establishment of the city's ethics board.
Schumer: Immigration bill helps Northeast farmers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senator Schumer says farmers, especially in the dairy industry, will find it easier to secure a reliable labor force under the immigration bill.