WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the Public Employees Federation has voted to approve a new contract with New York State.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports on a group pushing for reduced pension and health benefits for their employees, as part of a package of mandate relief that they say is necessary to help communities around New York.
Governor Cuomo says he's willing to wait to permit hydrofracking on some private lands in New York State, if it leads to a rational decision making process on what's become a highly emotional issue.
This week on Need to Know Rochester, an election preview with a focus on the local races for Monroe County Executive, District Attorney and County Legislature.
WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison explains that the research will go forward even though it appears New York State will not be using wind power along its portion of the Great Lakes anytime soon.
WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the executive board of the state worker union the Public Employees Federation has approved a revote on a contract with New York State, in an attempt to avoid 3500 layoffs.