Politics

Would You Drink a Beer Dedicated to the Governor?
If there were a beer dedicated to the Governor, would you drink it?
On one hand, you may not like the Governor.  On the other, it's beer.  Or you may like Cuomo and beer and be totally fine with it.
A brewery in New York is releasing " The Governor's IPA" to honor…
New Warning For Saratoga Scam
No, these kinds of scams aren't new.  But, there is a new type of phone scam going around Saratoga that can be pretty convincing.
Especially when you think it's from a figure of authority.  News Channel 13 wrote about a new warning issued about a phone scam happening in Saratoga..…
Dannemora Escape Accomplice Let Out On Parole
The infamous Joyce Mitchell, who helped two inmates and murderers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, was released from prison.
In one of the biggest news stories of the past decade, Joyce Mitchell- who was an employee of the prison- helped aid the inmates escape in a convoluted employee-gone-…
Another Arrest at Crossgates, This Time for Stalking
Fights, a stabbing, and now stalking.
Crossgates is yet again in the news after a man was arrested this past Wednesday.  Cbs 6 Albany posted about Jamel Jones, a 34 year old male, who was arrested for unlawful imprisonment and stalking...
New York Lawmakers to Look at Why People are Leaving
So people are leaving New York.  That's not news.  But, some lawmakers are now trying to figure out why.
I almost did a survey to see what you would say, but instead I figured you could comment and let me know since I'm writing about this...
Some Local Supermarkets To Charge Extra for Paper Bags
Some local Supermarkets are going to start charging for paper bags.
Initially I read about Price Chopper initiating the charge this Spring on News 10 abc, but it turns out it's not just them.  So starting this March, according to News 10 abc, Price Chopper is going to be charging …
Lawmaker Wants to Double Tax on Beer in New York
One lawmaker out of New York City wants to double the tax on beer in New York State.
I caught this posted by Channel 7 abc out of Buffalo, because a bill has already been written.  Harvey Epstein of the New York Assembly has sponsored Bill Number A8915 to double the tax on beer...
State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Flavored Vap Products
Governor Cuomo overstepped his authority on this one.
At least, according to a New York State Supreme Court that overturned his emergency ban on flavored vaping products.  The ruling was made just this past week to overturn Cuomo's ban on flavored vaping products...
Ricky Gervais (kind of) Tells Off Hollywood at the Golden Globes
I will admit I didn't watch the Golden Globes live last night, just the recaps this morning.  But really all that mattered to me was a clip that's already been all over social media and the news.
Ricky Gervais hosted yet again.  With his cutting jokes and cracks at Hollywood, even though he himself i…
Bail Reform, Minimum Wage & More New Laws for NY in 2020
It's a new year, meaning new laws taking effect in New York.
Yes, I know bail reform has been all over the news and social media since even before the year turned.  I know I've made my thoughts on that known before, and I've gotta bite my tongue now otherwise it's like beatin…

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