While some SUNY-ESF students are celebrating the governor’s free SUNY tuition plan, others have expressed doubt about some of its requirements and concerns about how it might affect admissions. Read more »
The Excelsior Scholarship was passed earlier this week as part of the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget. Students from families making up to $125,000 attending SUNY and CUNY schools will be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
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Cuomo said that $20 million in new funding is available for improvements to airports in the state. This comes after he announced in January that the state will make renovations to the airport in Syracuse. Read more »
The Tug Hill Plateau, a unified forest spanning 150,000 acres about 70 miles north of Syracuse, will be the site of the project, which aims to increase ecological resistance to climate change. Read more »
Reconciliation rules should give pause to Republicans still hesitant on the proposed health care bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stressed on the Senate floor Wednesday. Read more »
A proposal in New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget would require major online marketplaces to collect sales tax on behalf of vendors who sell to New Yorkers through their sites. Many business organizations are fighting it.
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