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Hochul signs two-year cryptomining moratorium: What does that mean?

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Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a first-in-the-nation cryptomining moratorium. It comes less than two weeks after the collapse of FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange that saw a high-profile demise. The moratorium puts a two-year pause on ... more
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Expansion to wrongful death laws heading to Governor Kathy Hochul’s desk

Expansion to wrongful death laws heading to Governor Kathy Hochul’s desk
A measure to expand on the wrongful death statute is currently on its way to Governor Kathy Hochul's desk to be signed. The new measure would let someone file a claim regarding wrongful death on ... more
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$5 million made available through program for veterans

$5 million made available through program for veterans
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that $5 million dollars has been made available through a new program to support veterans. The program is called the Veterans' Nonprofit Capital Program. Nonprofit veterans' organizations can now apply for ... more
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Calls for New York Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs to resign

Calls for New York Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs to resign
While residents of New York are calling on the Democratic Party Chairman to resign, Governor Kathy Hochul still supports him. Hochul won the election for New York State Governor, but it was a close race ... more
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8 laws signed by Governor Kathy Hochul to benefit veterans

8 laws signed by Governor Kathy Hochul to benefit veterans
Eight bills were signed into law on Thursday by Governor Kathy Hochul in honor of Veterans Day. These laws will help provide more support to veterans and their families. While each law supports a different ... more
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New York showed smaller margin of votes between Democrat and Republican candidates

New York showed smaller margin of votes between Democrat and Republican candidates
Governor Kathy Hochul won the race for Governor of New York by more than 320,000 votes last week. Despite this, every county saw more Republican votes compared to 2020. According to Times Union, the number ... more
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Republican candidate Lee Zelden concedes and congratulates Governor Kathy Hochul

Republican candidate Lee Zelden concedes and congratulates Governor Kathy Hochul
Republican Lee Zeldin fought hard in the race for governor of New York, but conceded to Governor Kathy Hochul. In a tweet shared by Zeldin just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday he shared that he ... more
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Veterans Day is coming, Hochul reminds vets and employers about tax credits and exemptions

Veterans Day is coming, Hochul reminds vets and employers about tax credits and exemptions
As Veterans Day gets closer, Governor Kathy Hochul wants to remind vets and employers about the various tax credits available. Right now the Hire-a-Veteran Tax Credit is available to eligible New Yorker's and it's worth ... more
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Executive order creates plan for aging New Yorkers

Executive Order signed by Governor Kathy Hochul that creates comprehensive plan for aging New Yorker’s
Kathy Hochul has signed an executive order. It will create the state's first-ever Master Plan for Aging to ensure older New Yorkers. It ensures they can live healthy, fulfilling lives while aging with dignity and ... more
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Hochul, Zeldin agree to debate this week: When will it happen? Where can you watch?

Hochul, Zeldin agree to debate this week: When will it happen? Where can you watch?
Democrat Kathy Hochul and Republican Lee Zeldin have agreed to a debate. It will be held on Tuesday, October 25th at 7 p.m. The debate is set to air on Spectrum News' channels in New ... more
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COLUMN: Polls show Hochul’s lead is shrinking – What does that mean?

HOCHUL VS ZELDIN RACE GETTING CLOSE FOR GOVERNOR
What has caused Gov. Hochul to see her lead over Rep. Zeldin disappear over the last two months? New polling shows an even tighter race to determine the next governor of New York ... more
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Poll: Hochul’s lead over Zeldin shrinks among voters who are ‘definitely’ voting this November

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Election Day is getting closer and Democrat incumbent Kathy Hochul is maintaining an advantage over Republican challenger Rep. Lee Zeldin. Hochul holds a 10-point lead over Zeldin, according to a newly produced Marist College poll ... more
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Motion filed to keep restrictions on gun carrying in New York

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New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a motion to appeal a federal judge's ruling on New York's gun legislation. Judge Glenn Suddaby ordered a temporary hold on several provisions of the state's new ... more
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All vehicles sold in NYS must be zero emissions by 2035, but vehicle changes will be required much sooner

All vehicles sold in NYS must be zero emissions by 2035, but vehicle changes will be required much sooner
Major regulatory action is coming to New York, which will require all vehicles sold in the state to be zero emissions by 2035. All new new passenger cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs sold in New ... more
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Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony highlights: Clinton, Hochul and the 2022 inductees (photos)

Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony highlights: Clinton, Hochul and the 2022 inductees (photos)
Crowds gathered at The Smith Opera House in Geneva on Saturday for the 30th National Women's Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and current New York Governor Kathy Hochul were ... more
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COVID-19 state of emergency ends in New York State: Others for healthcare staffing, monkeypox remain active

COVID-19 state of emergency ends in New York State: Others for healthcare staffing, monkeypox remain active
New York State's COVID state of emergency has expired. Governor Kathy Hochul allowed the state of emergency lapse on Monday, as cases of COVID-19 remain relatively low compared to peak pandemic heights. Hochul said earlier ... more
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Willard property faces uncertain future: Is vacancy or redevelopment next? Supervisors ask state to step up

Willard State Hospital among Preservation League’s ‘Seven to Save’ historical sites in NY
What's next for Willard? The Seneca County Board of Supervisors recently approved a motion urging state officials to 'act now' as the facility recently vacated by the Department of Corrections sits empty. The Willard Drug ... more
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Hochul signs ‘landmark legislation’ strengthening gun laws, bolstering restrictions on concealed carry weapons

Mass shootings are becoming more common; is it guns or the system to blame?
After a special session that took many in New York by surprise, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation bolstering restrictions on concealed carry weapons. This package of new laws — drafted in close collaboration with the ... more
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Greenidge’s bitcoin operation on Seneca Lake loses bid for new air permit, jeopardizing its future

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation today denied Greenidge Generation LLC’s application to renew its Title V air permit, jeopardizing the future operation of the plant’s controversial Bitcoin mining operation. “The gas-fired facility’s continued operations ... more
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