Obama administration http://wrvo.org en Maffei: non-military solution to Syrian crisis is preferable http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-non-military-solution-syrian-crisis-preferable <p>Syracuse-area Rep. Dan Maffei in one of many congressmen who has received a classified military briefing this week regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria. President Barack Obama had asked Congress to vote to authorize a military strike against Syria, but then asked congressional leaders to put the vote on hold while diplomatic discussions about securing Syria's chemical weapons continue.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:14:07 +0000 WRVO News 44148 at http://wrvo.org Maffei: non-military solution to Syrian crisis is preferable Gillibrand would support some military action in Syria http://wrvo.org/post/gillibrand-would-support-some-military-action-syria <p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:00:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43268 at http://wrvo.org Some hospitals worry as Affordable Care Act becomes reality http://wrvo.org/post/some-hospitals-worry-affordable-care-act-becomes-reality <p>Some of the larger hospitals in New York state are worried about one aspect of the Affordable Care Act: academic medical centers are slated to lose millions of dollars in a particular kind of Medicaid payment over the next few years.</p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:19:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 31110 at http://wrvo.org Groups hope for post-election focus on environment http://wrvo.org/post/groups-hope-post-election-focus-environment <p>While environmental issues did not play a prominent role in this year's presidential election, some activists were cheered when the president mentioned global warming in his election night speech. And one area group says this is a crucial time in determining how the federal government will focus on issues of climate, pollution, water levels and invasive species. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:06:37 +0000 Catherine Loper 29008 at http://wrvo.org Groups hope for post-election focus on environment Federal goverment provides grants to local health centers http://wrvo.org/post/federal-goverment-provides-grants-local-health-centers <p>Three community health centers in central and northern New York are receiving grants from the federal government as part of the federal health care law.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:55:06 +0000 Catherine Loper 21283 at http://wrvo.org