Politics

KKK Flyers Found Being Advertised in Saratoga Springs
As reported by News 10 abc, KKK flyers were found left on vehicles over the weekend in Saratoga Springs, with information about the Local White Knights of the KKK.  News 10 abc reports that a caller notified police Sunday morning about a flyer left on their car...
Possible Plans For Free Feminine Hygiene Products in NY Schools
According to an article posted by newyorkupstate.com, Governor Cuomo is planning on proposing legislation that would make high schools provide free feminine hygiene products for girls grades 6-12. Now whether you like Governor Cuomo or not, that's something to celebrate...
Senate Passes Bill Lowering Age to Hunt with a Gun
According to WIVB, the New York Senate has recently passed a bill to allow kids as young as 12 to go deer hunting with a rifle.  Now, that being said- the Senate passed this Bill, but it’s not legal quite yet.  There’s still a pathway of approvals that …
In NY, One Common Profession Now Needs An Extra Degree
It’s Official! The “BS in 10” has been signed by Governor Cuomo in New York, and new registered nurses will now need to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree within 10 years of practicing. No more Associates Degree only. I stumbled on an article repor…
A Possible Change Coming for All Those Who Work for Tips
A new change could be coming for all of you hard workers out there who work in a field where you get tips.  According to the Times Union, Governor Cuomo announced this weekend that he will be holding a series of hearings in 2018 regarding the pay for those who work for tips...
Gloversville Mayor Arrested, Facing Charge of Misconduct
Another example of political misconduct- alleged, possible, or it did happen- either way it's one more thing to add to the pile of new stories related to political misconduct in the past month alone.  As reported by News 10 abc, Gloversville mayor Dayton King was arrested, processed, …
This Common Thing Just Got Banned in Areas of New York State!
There's a new ban in areas of New York State!...Public indoor areas that is.  As reported by the New York Times, Governor Cuomo just gave his approval on Monday to ban electronic cigarettes in any area where cigarettes are banned.  That's right, anywhere cigarettes are prohi…

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