My Congress Critter Paul Tonko (NY20) is Fighting for Our Freedom
My Congressional Representative Paul Tonko is really great. I received this email from him the other day.
The Washington Post
States, business fight over chemical rules
An effort in Congress to modernize a patchwork system of state and federal laws governing chemical safety is generating debate between a bipartisan group of state legislators who say the update would rob states of the ability to regulate sometimes toxic substances within their own borders and businesses who say they need regulatory certainty to ... (more)
Albany Times Union
New cancer care center planned for Clifton Park
According to a press release today, New York Oncology Hematology, the region's largest cancer care provider, is planning major construction of a new, state-of-the-art Clifton Park Cancer Center, at the corner of Crossing Boulevard and Sitterly Road.
Governor Cuomo speaks on crude oil
Governor Cuomo had tough talk for the federal government when it came to the controversy over trains carrying crude oil through the Capital Region.
DOT: 13 oil cars derail in Selkirk, crude oil concerns rise
SELKIRK, N.Y. Officials say 13 cars carrying crude oil derailed in Selkirk Friday night and the concerns over crude oil shipments coming through the Port of Albany here still high.
Snowmobile accident in Horicon
Nancy Beninati-Birndaum, 44, was operating a 1998 Skidoo when she veered off of the trail and down a steep embankment.
Town of Adams votes to ban tobacco products from pharmacies
Officials voted to ban all tobacco products from the town's pharmacies, which means smokers will have to find another place to buy cigarettes and nicotine products.