New York State

Cuomo Reveals 2019-2020 New York State Budget Highlights
The 2019-2020 state budget is a done deal. According to Governor Cuomo's office, among the highlights are a permanent two percent property tax cap, elimination of cash bail for misdemeanors and non-violent felonies and a ban on plastic single-use grocery bags effective next year...
NYS to Reassess Building and Fire Codes
The State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council plans to meet next week in Albany to discuss possible updates in New York's codes. The Thursday meeting at Empire State Plaza Convention Center is scheduled for a live web cast starting at 10 a.m., ...
Big Fracking Victory For New York State Environmentalists
In a move that has New York State environmentalists jumping for joy, Wednesday, both the State Health Department and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) gave negative reports on hydrofracking in New York State.  Governor Andrew Cuomo said he had no personal position on fracking a…
NYS Health Insurance Coverage Enrollment Deadline Nears!
New York's health exchange is extending its registration deadline for the coming year by five days until Dec. 20. The state Health Department says the extension applies to enrolling or renewing health insurance coverage for the second year of the state-run marketplace...

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