Jun 19, 2013 — Women's groups say they have not given up on abortion rights bill passing in the final days of the session, now that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced the Women's Equality Act as 10 separate bills.
Tracey Brooks, with Family Planning Advocates, says women's groups are asking Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos to bring the abortion rights measure to the floor as a standalone bill. Brooks says Skelos, pledged two years ago to allow what's known as a vote of conscience on social issues where Senators are divided. Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — The term sustainability is now commonplace. Everything from furniture, to travel, to shopping at Walmart is described as "sustainable." Usage has stretched so far that it's hard to say what "sustainability" really is.
Dictionary.com defines sustainability as "supporting long term ecological balance." And Wikipedia says it is "the capacity to endure." We visited two North Country dairy farms, each with a very different philosophy, but both claiming to be sustainable. Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — Legislation proposed in Albany would let Adirondack Health run a part-time emergency room in Lake Placid.
The plan is seen as a possible compromise between a hospital looking to cut costs and a community wanting to keep its ER. But the state nurses' association has condemned the proposal. Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — A senior Cuomo administration official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders struck a late night deal to authorize four upstate casinos and to allow votes on 10... Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has moved to fill expired seats on the Adirondack Park Agency board, including two appointments that would replace veteran members of the... Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — Glens Falls Hospital has a new president and CEO. Dianne Shugrue had been serving as the interim president at the regional hospital and was named yesterday to fill the top... Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — The Juno Award-winning singer is very popular in Canada and France, but not too well known (yet) in the U.S. She'll be bringing her unique blend of jazz and soul to the... Go to full article
Jun 19, 2013 — Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have agreed to authorize four upstate casinos. The Senate gave a rare, unanimous approval to a $90 million dollar budget bill on... Go to full article