Politics

Downtown Glens Falls is Getting an Upgrade Worth Millions
Glens Falls has already seen some changes in recent years, from the Civic Center to the now Cool Insuring Arena.  And more is yet to come.
The city has a plan to upgrade the empty store fronts and areas around Glen Street.  Back in 2016, Glens Falls got a $10 million revitalization grant, a…
Downtown Albany Getting an $80 Million Face-lift
Downtown Albany is getting a little bit of a face-lift with an $80 million project.
According to cbs 6 Albany, a Schenectady-based group named Redburn Development announced that they are going to be investing the millions into downtown Albany...
It's Now Illegal to Stage A Car Crash for Insurance in NY
This is just becoming a crime?  Because I thought fraud was already a felony.
Apparently, according to news channel 6, staging a car for insurance fraud is now a crime which can be charged as a felony.  Seems to me like this should have been a thing all along...
Legislation Looking to Reduce Plastics And Paper in Troy
Legislation introduced in Troy is looking to cut down on paper and plastics.
Councilman David Bissember in Troy introduced the legislation to target waste in Troy, and try to clean up the city’s act according to News Channel 13.   New York is already planning to try and ban …
Deadline Approaching to Sign Up For Troy Police Exam
The dealine is fast approaching to sign up for the September 14th, 2019 Troy Police Exam.  In fact, you've only got a few days left if you are interested.
The Troy Police Department has the deadline set as this Friday, July 26th, to sign up for the exam...
Local Casino Opening First Sportsbook in New York
This Tuesday, a sports betting lounge plans to open at a local casino.
In a rush to open the first sportsbook in New York, multiple casinos are working on plans, however according to newyorkupstate.com, Rivers Casino in Schenectady just might be the first...
Marijuana Decriminalized in New York After Legalization Fails
Well that's a political work-around.  Turns out, since the legalization of marijuana apparently didn't work out, New York State instead decided to decriminalize marijuana in certain amounts.
Newyorkupstate.com posted that the New York State Senate voted yesterday to pass a bill de…

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