Albany Sources confirm the finances of Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos are under investigation. Meanwhile, the race continues in the other chamber of the legislature to replace Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Nick Reisman has a wrap up of the latest developments at the Capitol. 02:27 PM
Carl Heastie of the Bronx is gaining plenty of momentum in his bid to become the next speaker of the state Assembly.
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With the scandal surrounding Sheldon Silver still hanging over Albany, lawmakers have begun their joint budget hearings on the governor's proposed budget. They started with Environmental Conservation, and continued Thursday with Transportation. Nick Reisman has more on the hearing and what's ahead in the budget.
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Centro Considers Reducing Night, Weekend Hours
Syracuse
For many residents in the city of Syracuse, CENTRO is their main mode of transportation. But in the coming months, that service could become more limited. A multi-million dollar deficit is forcing the company to consider reducing services at night and on the weekends. A change, Cara Thomas reports, that could have a huge impact on riders' daily lives. 07:00 PM
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Jurors are deliberating the fate of a Liverpool woman accused in a deadly hit and run crash. Prosecutors say Alicia Alampi was driving drunk when he hit and killed Robert Bevard with her car and then left the scene. Iris St. Meran has been following this trial all week and has the latest from court. 05:31 PM
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Sheldon Silver has submitted his resignation letter for his Assembly Speaker position. 04:46 PM
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Congresswoman Stefanik visited Clarkson University as part of her education initiative during her first month in office. Caitlin Landers reports. 01/29/2015 07:46 PM
Race On to Succeed Silver as Speaker
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With Sheldon Silver being pushed aside by his fellow Democrats in the state Assembly, the race is on to succeed him as speaker. 01/28/2015 07:02 PM
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Northern NY
Late last week, North Country Assemblywoman Addie Russell was a loud voice of support for the newly arrested Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the legal process playing out. Now that it's been decided Silver is out, Russell isn't backing away from that stance. But as Brian Dwyer reports, she is ready to move forward. 01/28/2015 03:35 PM