Rochester's GOP delegation votes no to the proposal.
Governor Paterson is seeking to improve relationship between state government and small businesses.
President Obama unveils his Afghan strategy in this address.
Some people are calling it a "modern-day gold rush." It's a huge reserve of natural gas located thousands of feet below the surface from West Virginia to New York's Southern Tier and the Catskills.
The recession continues to effect retail in New York State.
Retailers say they're keeping inventory low, and employment flat this year.
Cornell University is hosting a summit on natural gas drilling in New York.
New York lawmakers relaxed the Rockefeller Drug laws, and created a new court for drug-addicted defendants.
Poll shows New Yorkers are not planning to spend any more - or less - this holiday season compared to last year.
Rochester's Open Door Mission is preparing its annual Thanksgiving Day feast.
The University of Rochester has received $35-million for research activities.