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Updated May 21, 2015 at 3:16 PM

The domestic violence prevention act known as Brittany’s Law has passed the New York Senate.State Sen. Mike Nozzolio, R-54th Dist., announced his continued support of the bill, which would create a publicly accessible registry of convicted violent felons. Named for Brittany Passalacqua, a 12-year-old who was murdered in 2009 along with her mother at their home in Geneva, Brittany’s Law has been proposed yearly since 2011 but had never been brought to the floor for a...

Updated May 20, 2015 at 2:31 PM

State Sen. Rich Funke, R-Perinton, announced legislation that passed the Senate would make it a crime to intentionally obstructs a firefighter performing emergency medical care on a sick or injured.

Posted May 19, 2015 at 2:01 AM

In a recent New York Times op-ed, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated that nowhere is the income gap more "extreme and obnoxious" between ownership and employees than in the fast-food industry.The governor then...

Updated May 15, 2015 at 8:29 AM

Former New York Gov. George Pataki says he'll announce May 28 in New Hampshire whether he will seek the Republican nomination for president.

Updated May 11, 2015 at 4:59 PM

The leader of the New York State Senate has resigned following his arrest last week on federal corruption charges. Senate Republican John Flanagan of Long Island will take over as the new Majority Leader.

Posted May 11, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Assemblyman Bob Oaks, R-District 130, announced a public petition calling on the New York State Assembly to vote on legislation to create an online public database of violent felons, similar to the existing sex offender database.The bill,...

Updated May 5, 2015 at 7:18 PM

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb calls this latest alleged corruption part of a ‘sad, sad chapter.’

Updated May 1, 2015 at 10:57 AM

Members of the bipartisan task force include Sens. Rich Funke, R-Fairport, Michael Nozzolio, R- Fayette, and Joseph Robach,R- Rochester.

Posted Apr 28, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Construction Robotics and Idea Boxx plan to add jobs as part of expansion projects

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 11:48 PM

Support locally exists for a bill that would ensure no negative consequences for districts when students don't sit for tests

Updated Apr 20, 2015 at 8:52 PM

Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to toughen penalties on those who make false calls to 911 in order to trigger a large police response to homes and businesses

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