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Governor Cuomo Announces $17.2 Million to Bolster Biomedical Research in New York State

Governor Cuomo announced $17.2 million in state awards to 26 academic medical institutions for the training of new clinical researchers working on cutting-edge biomedical research.

A.G. Schneiderman And Radioshack Settle Dispute Over Unredeemed Gift Cards

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has reached a settlement in principle with RadioShack that will pay holders of unredeemed gift cards that were purchased by consumers at 100% of the value of ...

Statement from Governor Cuomo on Appellate Court Decision Regarding Home Care Workers

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit took a critical step to right the wrong regarding overtime pay and minimum wage rules for home health care workers.

Schumer: National Women's Hall of Fame to Host Public Input Town Hall with U.S. Tresurer on New $10 Bill Design

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, following his push, the National Women’s Hall of Fame will host a town hall with Treasurer of the United States Rosa “Rosie” Rios in Seneca Falls, NY, which will ...

DEC Acting Commissioner Gerstman Appoints Carrie Meek Gallagher as New Region 1 Director

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has appointed Carrie Meek Gallagher to lead the agency's Region 1 office in Stony Brook, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today.

Rep. Rice to Host Women- & Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice is hosting a Women- and Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday, August 27th, at the Freeport Recreation Center from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Now Casting: Fox's Smash Hit Hotel Hell

FOX's smash hit show "Hotel Hell" is back for a third season, and we are on a nationwide search for Hotels, Motels or Inns that include food service, and that need to make some serious changes.

Kaminsky Blasts National Grid For New Fees on Sandy Properties

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky authored a letter today to National Grid urging them to stop charging homeowners affected by superstorm Sandy for gas service line disconnection and reconnection, a necessary procedure for those elevating their homes.

Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Educate Bar Owners About Revamped ID Cards

Governor Cuomo announced a new state effort to educate bar owners, security, and staff of licensed establishments about new security features included on driver licenses, permits, and ID cards issued by the state.

Former CEO of Long Island Financial Lending Company Sentenced to 97 Months of Imprisonment for Bank Fraud Scheme

Earlier today, John Murphy, the former Chief Executive Officer of Oak Rock Financial, LLC (Oak Rock), was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip, New York to 97 months of imprisonment.

Mangano Commends College Interns

Over 50 interns from 30 disciplines completed over 5,000 hours of work across 20 county departments.

Verizon Wireless Signs on to Phases 4 and 5 of the Transit Wireless Build-out in Underground NYC Subway Stations

Transit Wireless announced today that Verizon Wireless will participate in Phases 4 and 5 of the build-out of the Transit Wireless network that is bringing robust cellular and Wi-Fi service to underground Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway ...

Schumer, Gillibrand & Rice Announce Nearly $235K in Federal Funding for Molloy College

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) announced today that Molloy College has been awarded $234,745 in federal grant funding to continue to improve support services for low-income and academically-needy students.

Schumer Launches Push to Restore Fed Funding Used to Hire DEA Agents & Combat Sinaloa and Other Cartels' Grip on LI

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today revealed that, despite rampant and growing heroin and meth use on Long Island and New York City, the new federal budget slashes $154 million in funding from the Drug Enforcement Agency ...

Mangano Attracts Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center With 250+ Jobs To Nassau's HUB

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a historic agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to build a state-of-the-art outpatient cancer treatment center on part of the parking area at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Governor Cuomo Announces Wage Bond Requirements For Nail Salon Owners and Availability of New Nail Specialty Trainee Registration For Workers

Governor Cuomo announced that nail salon owners will be required to secure a wage bond within the next 60 days or they will face newly enacted fines and penalties, which could include the closure of their business ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair at Farmingdale Reserve Center on August 13

Governor Cuomo announced that the New York National Guard will host a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 13.

Legislator Sarah Anker Welcomes “Right At Home” to the Miller Place Community

On Tuesday, August 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Right at Home Eastern LI.

A.G. Schneiderman Warns Against Price Gouging During Power Outages In New York State

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert warning both consumers and businesses about price gouging during major weather events.

Woman Nabbed for Stealing Over $129k from Lake Success Employer

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of New York City woman for Grand Larceny that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm.
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