Thursday, April 24, 2014

Politics

POLITICS SECTION TOP 2013
Congressional candidates discuss issues as clock ticks to primary
ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) -- In two months, voters will head to the polls for the congressional primary where incumbent Congressman Richard Hanna and State Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney are squaring off.

Highlights of 2014-15 New York State Budget
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached a deal on a $140 billion budget that provides some tax relief for businesses, homeowners and renters.

Utica residents speak out about proposed tax hike
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Residents of North Utica were given the chance to tell the city exactly how they feel about Mayor Robert Palmieri's 2014-2015 budget Monday night.

What going over the 'dairy cliff' would mean for local farmers
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Milk prices could double if Congress doesn't rally together and pass a new Farm Bill and while higher prices might sound like a good thing for farmers, that's not the case.

Uncertain outcome in Forestport after Election Day
FORESTPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Election Day is over but in Forestport, there isn't a calm after the storm.

State voters approve all but one amendment
(AP) - New York voters approved all but one of the proposed constitutional amendments on Tuesday.

Morehouse wins Utica Comptroller race
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Bill Morehouse (I) wins the race for City of Utica Comptroller.

Utica comptroller candidates feeling confident, excited
(WKTV) - The race for Utica City Comptroller finds two Democrats, currently serving together in city government, squaring off against each other.

Election workers: turnout steady at local polls
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV ) - Voter turnout in this "off" election year has been steady according to poll workers at one voting location in Oneida County.