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  • The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday evening in New York's Supreme Court in Albany, the state capital. Other defendants include Buckeye Fire Equipment Co, Chemguard Inc, Kidde-Fenwal Inc, National Foam Inc and Tyco Fire Products LP. The five airports are Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, Francis S. Gabreski...

  • The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday evening in New York's Supreme Court in Albany, the state capital. The other defendants are Buckeye Fire Equipment Co, Chemguard Inc, Kidde-Fenwal Inc, National Foam Inc and Tyco Fire Products LP. The five airports are Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, Francis S. Gabreski...

  • NEW YORK— A key cooperator for the prosecution could soon testify in a criminal case that grew from a New York State economic redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion. Kevin Schuler, a former executive at the construction firm LPCiminelli, pleaded guilty last month to charges that he committed fraud during the bidding process that led to the selection of...

  • NEW YORK, June 18- The former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute went to trial on Monday on charges that he helped rig a 2013 bidding process for a billion-dollar development project intended to revitalize the Buffalo, New York, region. Prosecutors have said he helped fix bids for "Buffalo Billion," an economic development...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York state will lead a new offshore wind research and development effort. The new group will be known as the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium. Officials say the group will be funded with an $18.5 million grant from the federal Department of Energy.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— A zinc mine in New York's North Country is back in business. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the reopening of Empire State Mines, a 2,700- acre zinc mine in St. Lawrence County. The mine will receive a 4- megawatt power allocation from a nearby dam on the St. Lawrence River.

  • Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz talks about the company's goal of hiring 10,000 military veterans and military spouses.

    Schultz is just one of several business titans whose possible political aspirations might influence the next campaign for the White House.

  • NEW YORK, June 1- Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against a former executive at an upstate New York development company in a corruption case over a $1 billion government project, weeks before a scheduled trial. Authorities have accused Schuler and Ciminelli of taking part in a bid-rigging scheme that allowed LPCiminelli to win a lucrative contract...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A former executive at an upstate New York developer pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in a corruption case against a former state university official and others over a $1 billion government project. Schuler said he was involved in a bid-rigging scheme that allowed his company to win a lucrative contract as part of "...

  • Tax hikes, corporate flights and an ongoing trend of economic migration away from the state have deemed Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy one of the least popular governors in the nation.

    Connecticut, New Jersey and New York have recently passed laws that will allow taxpayers to dodge a cap on their ability to claim a key tax break. The only thing that's missing is an "OK" from the IRS.

  • NEW YORK, May 11- A former New York energy company executive on Friday pleaded guilty to hiring the wife of a former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in an effort to cultivate a relationship with the aide and lying to his company about it, two months after a jury could not reach a verdict. District Judge Valerie Caproni in Manhattan. Percoco was found guilty in...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- A former New York energy company executive on Friday pleaded guilty to hiring the wife of a former aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in an effort to gain influence in state government, two months after a jury could not reach a verdict. District Judge Valerie Caproni in Manhattan. Percoco was found guilty in March by a Manhattan jury of accepting...

  • May 11- The National Rifle Association on Friday sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulator for engaging in what it said was a "blacklisting campaign" aimed at swaying banks and insurers to stop doing business with the gun advocacy group, according to a complaint. The NRA's lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern...

  • May 11- The National Rifle Association on Friday sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulator for engaging in what it said was a "blacklisting campaign" aimed at swaying banks and insurers to stop doing business with the gun advocacy group, according to a complaint. The NRA's lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern...

  • New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

    Schneiderman announced he would be resigning from his office in a Monday evening statement.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday ramped up pressure on banks and insurers to revisit whether their ties to the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups harm their reputations and the public interest. The governor directed New York's Department of Financial Services to urge state-chartered banks and the more than...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday ramped up pressure on banks and insurers to revisit whether their ties to the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups harm their reputations and the public interest. The governor directed New York's Department of Financial Services to urge state-chartered banks and the more than...

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said there has been "disturbing news" that Trump could be considering issuing pardons that "may impede criminal investigations."

  • ALBANY, N.Y., March 31- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature agreed late on Friday on a $168 billion budget for fiscal 2019, including measures aimed at offsetting damage to taxpayers from new federal tax changes. The governor likened the federal tax changes enacted early this year to a missile launched at New York. New York, which had faced a...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- The board that oversees major airports in New York and New Jersey voted on Thursday to consider phasing in a minimum wage increase to $19 per hour by 2023, affecting about 20,000 workers. If approved, the measure would lift wages for eligible workers at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport, and New Jersey's...