How To Find Your Polling Location For Primary Election Day

June 28, 2022

Today (June 28th) is the New York’s Primary Election Day, and most people are focused on the two-party majority’s race for governor. All voters must be a registered Democrat or Republican to participate in the primary elections. Polls are open 6am – 9pm. In a typical year, several more primary elections would be on the […]

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NYS Speaks on Roe V. Wade

June 26, 2022

After the overturning of Roe V. Wade by the Supreme Court on Friday, New York State lawmakers are weighing in on the court’s decision. Despite SCOTUS the ruling, abortion remains legal in New York State and will continue to remain legal. Over the past several years, the state has passed legislation that expanded abortion rights, […]

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Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Mitigate Gun Violence

June 23, 2022

A precarious balance has been reached in a proposed bill to mitigate gun violence in the United States. This bipartisan effort was led by party leaders Chuck Schumer, D-NY and Mitch McConnell, R-KY. Senate representatives who worked on the bill are calling it a balance between common sense gun laws while not infringing on second […]

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Early Voting Primary Election Locations

June 21, 2022

Early voting for the primary election has already started and will continue through June 26. The June primary includes the race for governor, lieutenant governor, state assembly, and judges. In Monroe County, nearly 600 people voted in the primary, and more than 1,700 votes have been cast since early voting began on Saturday. Eligible Monroe […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Announced Additional State & Federal Funding For Buffalo Shooting

June 20, 2022

Governor Kathy Hochul announced funding for the East Buffalo community, one month after the racially-motivated supermarket mass shooting. Hochul a Buffalo native, said the additional state and federal funding is about $3 million. It will immediately provide coverage for basic services such as food, transportation, and mental and social programs, as part of the state’s […]

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Early Voting Starts Today!

June 18, 2022

Looking to get ahead of voting? Voters looking to cast a ballot in this month’s primary elections can get a head today as Monroe County will have 14 polling sites for early voting over the next nine days. The primary elections include the New York governor and lieutenant governor. You must be registered as a […]

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Low-Income Families Struggling To Pay Energy Bills Could Get Help From NYS

June 17, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul just announced, low-income families in New York that are struggling to pay their energy bills will receive a boost with a one-time credit. It’s meant to help them pay down the arrears. The credit is part of a program that was formally adopted by the state Public Service Commission, with $250 million […]

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Rochester City Council Votes on Budget

June 15, 2022

Last night, the Rochester City Council voted against Rochester City School District’s budget for 2022-2023, and passed the city’s budget at a public budget review. The city’s budget passed by a vote of 6-3, while every council member voted against the already-approved school budget. While being asked why they chose to vote against it, Councilman […]

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New Bill Passed Could Include Diapers To Be Exempt From Sales Tax

June 10, 2022

Seems like the price of everything continues to rise by the minute. However, the New York State Senate and Assembly have passed a bill to make diapers exempt from all sales tax in New York. In addition to cutting some sales tax on some essentials, New York is looking to apply this to diapers as […]

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NY Lawmakers Call for Stricter Gun Laws

May 27, 2022

With the horrific events that happened in Texas and Buffalo, New York lawmakers are debating what is next in the future of gun laws. With the shootings being only a week apart, New York Lawmakers have spoken out. Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand stated: “These incidents are becoming all too common and point to the […]

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