Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year includes property tax and fee increases as part of an effort to close a multi-million-dollar budget gap, although it also includes continued investment for big-tickets projects such as the Inner Loop fill-in and streetscape improvements for Midtown Rising. But Warren’s first budget as […]
Monroe County school districts will receive significant increases in education funding as part of the final 2014-15 state budget agreement, according to Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle, D-Irondequoit. City and suburban schools will receive funding increases above the statewide average. Monroe County school districts will receive over $1 billion in state aid in the 2014-15 […]
ALBANY — Supporters of a proposal to raise New York’s estate tax threshold above $1 million say it would help thousands of homeowners, farmers and small business owners and not just the super-wealthy. Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to increase New York’s exemption threshold on estate taxes from $1 million to the federal level, now at […]
In the midst of intense questioning over his proposed $37,300 salary increase that would take effect next year, Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn was asked if he plans to attend a Legislature meeting Tuesday night, as lawmakers may have more questions to ask before voting on an overall spending plan for 2014. O’Flynn, who last […]
WASHINGTON — Consumer spending is likely to pick up this year, while government spending declines at a faster rate, according to a survey of business economists. The economists predict that the U.S. economy will grow 2.4 percent this year and 3 percent next year. That’s unchanged from their forecast in February. But they are more […]
Low-income workers may be applauding the deal reached in Albany that raises the minimum wage to $9 an hour. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly and state Senate leaders have reached a deal as part of a tentative agreement on a $135 billion state budget for 2013-14. Legislators still have to OK a spending budget and […]
Fines for parking tickets issued in the city of Rochester increased Thursday. The fine increase was included in the city’s fiscal 2012-13 budget and is the first increase of parking ticket fines in more than 10 years. Revenue from parking fines are directed to the Parking Trust Fund, which seeks to keep the city’s parking […]
LOS ANGELES — More U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process in October than in the previous month, with Florida, Pennsylvania and Indiana registering among the largest monthly increases, new data show. Some 77,733 properties received an initial default notice last month, up 10 percent from September, foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday. The number […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. businesses increased their demand for industrial machinery, computers and autos in March, lifting factory orders for the fifth consecutive month. Orders rose 3 percent in March after a 0.7 percent increase in February ...
Civil, criminal and bankruptcy filings continued to rise in fiscal 2010, according to the latest data released by the federal judiciary. The report, Judicial Business of the United States Courts ...
The total number of patents issued to Rochester-area businesses increased again in the final quarter of 2010, according to figures released by the Albany intellectual property law firm of Hoffman Warnick LLC. The increase was modest but has been climbing steadily ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans will get no increase in Social Security benefits next year, the second year in a row without a raise.
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- Second Circuit – Visual Artists Rights Act: Kerson v. Vermont Law School Inc.
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Former foreclosure referee: Opinion 22-157
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – College honorarium: Opinion 22-156
- Second Circuit – Reasonable accommodation: Tafolla v. Heilig
- Fourth Department – Labor Law: Primisch v. Peroxychem LLC
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Judicial candidacy: Opinion 22-155
- Fourth Department – Defamation: Lavine v. Glavin
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Law clerk: Opinion 22-154
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Review of another judge’s actions: Opinion 22-153
- NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics – Charitable contributions: Opinion 22-150
- Second Circuit – Class action settlement: Moses v. The New York Times Company
- Appeals court upholds conviction
- Federal lawsuit reinstated against jail officer over strip search, delayed release
- Hyzon to pay $25M penalty to settle alleged fraud charges by SEC
- NY appeals court reinstates lawsuit over contract to remove snow
- Fourth Department affirms $400K judgment in contract dispute
- Fourth Department affirms decision in NY property dispute
- Greenlight Networks selects Buffalo-based attorney as general counsel
- Barclay Damon hires attorney Matt Smith