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Connections: Senator Rich Funke; Soledad O'Brien
We start the show talking with State Senator Rich Funke (R), who represents the 55th State Senate District. Then, we air a pre-recorded interview...
Turmoil in Assembly Leads to Calls for Reform
The maneuvering for the next Speaker of the State Assembly is going on largely behind the scenes, and government reform groups say that’s the wrong...
School Board Vote Scheduled Tonight on East High Partnership with UR
Tonight, the Rochester school board will decide whether to move ahead with a proposal by the University of Rochester to manage the struggling East...
New Deal on Selling U-S Apples in China
Apple growers around New York should benefit from a new agreement that allows all varieties of U.S. grown apples to be sold in China. That's good...
Rochester Advances To Final Round In Photonics Competition
New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Rochester area Congresswoman Louise Slaughter say that a proposal to have a new...
RG&E Receives $16.5 Million For Hydroelectric Improvements
Rochester Gas & Electric has received a federal grant of approximately $16.5 million for efficiency improvements at the company's hydroelectric...
Attendance Rises At NYS Parks
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say attendance at New York state parks and historic sites hit 62 million in 2014, a 3-percent increase over the...
Assembly Back to Budget Hearings, and Campaigning to Replace Silver
The legislature continued about its business in Albany Wednesday, despite the leadership crisis in the Assembly. Lawmakers held the first in a series...
Study Shows Rochester is Ready for a Bike Share Program
A study by the Genesee Transportation Council shows a bike share in Rochester would be feasible. RJ Eldridge is the Director of Planning for Toole...
NYS Adopts Regulations For LNG Facilities
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state has adopted regulations covering fueling and storage facilities for liquefied natural gas, Department of...
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