State OKs low-cost power for Yahoo! facility

By Jonathan D. Epstein
NEWS BUSINESS REPORTER

 

Gov. David A. Paterson announced Tuesday that Yahoo! would bring a new data center and more than 100 jobs to Western New York, but the Internet company said it is still considering other states.

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SENATOR FARLEY WARNS MORE NEW TAXES STARTING JUNE 1ST

Starting June 1st, New Yorkers will be paying more for bottled water, paying more for purchases made over the Internet and paying more for auto insurance as a result of tax increases passed by Democrats in the Senate and Assembly as part of the 2009-10 state budget, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) said.

 

In addition, June 1st tax hikes will hit companies that transport employees in and out of New York and double a state fee on auto insurance policies.

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BONACIC: FIRE TRUCK DRIVER LICENSE ISSUE FINALLY FIXED!

MAY 20, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic today applauded the bi-partisan effort to fully correct the CDL license fiasco which threatened local volunteer fire departments with the inability to train or even participate in parades.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: REJECT PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE

In a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) dated May 1, 2009, State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) called on the PSC to reject Aqua-New York Water’s proposed rate increase that would raise residents’ average monthly water bills by 12%.

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SENATOR ALESI SUPPORT STUDENT LITERACY AND LEARNING WITH SUMMER READING PROGRAM

ALBANY, NY – Senator Alesi wants students to have fun reading and keep learning this summer with the 2009 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program, “Be Creative @ Your Library.”

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Bonacic Announces Rules Report

Senate Minority Members have unveiled their report on proposed Rules Changes.  The report highlights a series of reforms sought by Minority Members to make the Senate more transparent and equitable for all New Yorkers.  This report was adopted by Senators Bonacic, Griffo, and Winner as a minority report of the Temporary Committee on Rules and Administration reform on April 21, 2009 and sent to Senate Leaders Smith and Skelos. 

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