Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine Thompson today announced Restore NY grant awards in Western New York totaling $22.26 million. The grants will fund projects in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Tonawanda and Grand Island.
Average vehicle registration fee went from $44 for two years to $105 for drivers living in the MTA region. Driver's license renewal fees went from $50 for an eight-year renewal to $80.50 in the MTA region. Trailer registration now costs $42.50 on average, up from $34.
Senator Steve Saland (R, I, C – Poughkeepsie) called upon the offices of the State Attorney General and State Comptroller to investigate the hundreds of thousands of public dollars being funneled to ACORN through member items earmarked for the New York Agency for Community Affairs (NYACA).
School to Open for 2009-2010 School Year(Brooklyn, NY)—Recently Senator Martin Malavé Dilan (D-Brooklyn) attended the dedication of the Cesiah Toro Mullane Campus, affectionately known as “The Little Red School House,” upon completion of renovations as a part of a city-wide school capital plan.The school house, P.S. 65, underwent renovations to combine what was two buildings into a state of the art 97,000 square foot, 700 seat facility.