ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have allowed school districts to borrow up to $1 billion dollars against the worth of their pension funds, saying it would be fiscally irresponsible and reckless.
WRVO Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports the veto shored up his support from groups focused on lowering taxes.
Oswego, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo issues his first veto, of a measure critics said would undermine the new property tax cap law. Senator Charles Schumer says there's good news for community colleges as job creators. And the forecast in today's newscast.
NEW YORK CITY – Governor Cuomo says he "understands" the point of view of opponents of gay marriage who plan to protest during New York's first same sex marriages later this month, but he says publically elected officials who refuse to okay the ceremonies are likely not going to be able to stay in their jobs.
Oswego, NY – State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli analyzes whether industrial development agencies work to create jobs. Governor Cuomo signs off on distracted drivers. Those stories and more plus weather in today's newscast.
Syracuse, NY – Industrial Development Agencies, or "I.D.A.'s" across the state still aren't getting good grades from the comptroller's office. As WRVO' s Ellen Abbott reports, numbers released by comptroller Thomas Dinapoli today don't make a solid connection between tax breaks and job growth.