NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records. The judges are questioning whether it could be extended to bank and credit card records as well. Questions ...Read More »
For election, Dems reframe debate on health care
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing. Two-term Arkansas Sen. ...
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Cuomo’s DWI law proposal debated
Repeat drunken drivers could lose their licenses for good under a law proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, although some say existing rules are stringent enough. Cuomo included the proposal as part of a plan for “Progressive, Safer, Cleaner and Fairer ...
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LDC oversight could come up for debate again this week
The fight over legislative oversight of limited development corporations, or LDCs, that came to a boil among county legislators last week could be renewed this week. The Monroe County Legislature’s Agenda/Charter Committee is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Dec. ...
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Mayoral candidates debate as primary nears
Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards said his hero and role model is his father, a minister and social worker who ran a homeless shelter and provided Richards with a broad exposure to people that continues to shape his leadership today. ...
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Wyoming fracking pollution may fuel NY debate
ALBANY — The Environmental Protection Agency’s finding that chemicals used in fracking natural gas wells are to blame for groundwater pollution in Wyoming is likely to fuel opposition to the industry in New York state. New York regulators haven’t issued ...
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DA candidates debate
The two candidates for Monroe County district attorney seem to agree on more than they disagree and both have plans to tweak how the office is run. The debate Monday between Bill Taylor and Sandra Doorley was mild compared to their television ads ...
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Frankel challenges Brooks to debate
Brighton Town Supervisor Sandra Frankel is not only challenging County Executive Maggie Brooks for her seat to represent Monroe County, but a series of debates as well. Frankel, a Democrat, announced Wednesday ...
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Debate scheduled in NY House 26 race
BUFFALO — Three candidates running for New York's open upstate congressional seat will debate for the first time next week. Democrat Kathleen Hochul, Republican Jane Corwin and Tea Party candidate Jack Davis will meet in Buffalo May 12.
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Mayoral candidates will debate on radio
Rochester Mayoral candidates William Johnson, Thomas Richard and Alex White will participate in an hour-long Voice of the Voter debate that will air at 7 p.m. March 24 on WXXI-AM 1370/FM 91.5 HD2 and stream online at WXXI.org.
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Schneiderman, Donovan to debate in AG race
ALBANY — The candidates for attorney general in New York are set for their second debate. Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan were scheduled to square off at 10 a.m. Monday ...
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AG candidates to debate in Albany
The Democratic and Republican candidates for New York State attorney general will debate at 10 a.m. Oct. 25 in Albany in an event sponsored by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio and the Times Union.
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