Oswego, NY – President Obama visits Fort Drum as Democrats react to his drawdown plan. The extended legislative session gets longer with major votes promised again. Those stories and the forecast in today's newscast.
Washington, D.C. – Due to several motorcoach accidents during the past year -- including one fatal accident in Syracuse -- Congress is considering beefing up safety regulations on intercity bus companies.
As WRVO's Washington correspondent Ryan Morden reports, Syracuse-area Republican Ann Marie Buerkle is open to the idea of new regulations, while Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer is demanding it.
Albany, NY – The State Legislature is expected to begin passing bills later this morning to strengthen and extend new york city's rent laws, enact a 2% property tax cap for schools and local governments, and raise tuition at public colleges and universities. Governor Cuomo, speaking after the initial deal was reached, says the first ever tax cap in New York State, combined with strengthened protections for tenants in New York City's rent laws, are achievements that lawmakers can be proud of.
Oswego, NY – President Obama is coming to Fort Drum to visit troops... possibly heralding an announcement on troop withdrawals. The halls of the capitol are jammed with opponents and supporters of marriage equality. Those stories and the forecast in today's newscast.