By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 - 10:35 am
At the Kingston Progressive blog, Ulster County legislator Mike Madsen weighs in on Warren Redlich, a Tea Party/libertarian type who's looking to topple Rick Lazio in the Republican gubernatorial primary. Question is, what are the chances of the New York... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 8:43 pm
The Watertown Daily Times reports.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 8:32 pm
And he did: Gov. Paterson vetoed an ethics reform bill today, claiming it didn't go far enough. "While there are positive aspects of this legislation, it does not go far enough in addressing the corrosive effects of outside influence and internal decay... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 2:37 pm
Times Herald-Record outdoor columnist David Dirks gets wistful over elk, last seen in New York State in the 1840s.
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 12:56 pm
The Oneonta paper has a story in today's edition about Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's crackdown on hospitals in the New York City watershed. Assemblyman Clifford Crouch (R-Guilford) raises the looming spectre of the hospitals losing their $1 million... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 11:01 am
The debate between local pols and the NYC's DEP about how to manage high water levels goes on, the Daily Freeman reports. From the vault, here's a NYT editorial from 2006 on the topic.
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 2:18 pm
Flanked by local officials at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch call on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to fire watershed inspector general Philip Bein. (Left to right: Hamden... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 - 12:42 am
At an emergency meeting yesterday, watershed leaders scrambled to respond to a surprise attack by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on local hospitals that have been disposing of drugs by flushing them down sinks and toilets. “I feel the action was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 - 12:15 am
On the face of it, the situation in Delaware County looks like a straightforward case of polluters brought to justice. Hospitals and nursing homes have been disposing of drugs by flushing them down sinks and toilets, a practice of dubious legality that... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 - 2:43 pm
A Gerson Lehrman Group analyst says Congress is likely to hold off on passing legislation to regulate hydrofracking: The EPA has delayed a study of fracking's effect on drinking water that the Congress ordered last year because the study has not been... Read more