Republished with permission from the Legislative Gazette Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro to secure a third term. He’s the first governor to do so since George Pataki in 2006. It appeared in the days prior to the election that Cuomo was losing his lead, but on Election […]

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Edited and packaged by: John Camera, Cafari Reid and Maria Enea Despite hundreds of job openings and well-paying salaries, millennials are moving away from skilled trade jobs. Half of current trade workers are over 45-years-old, making it difficult for employers to recruit young people for open roles, according to a […]

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Data Visualizations used for the SUNY New Paltz “Low Wage Living in the Hudson Valley” project By Casey Silvestri Percentage of Persons in Poverty, 2015 Create column charts       Minimum Wage vs. Living Wage Create line charts       Is Your Unpaid Internship Illegal? Create your own […]

Assemblyman Kevin A. Cahill, D-Kingston, was elected for a seventh consecutive term after he defeated Republican opponent Peter Rooney of Highland in the election for New York’s 101st Assembly District. Results from Ulster and Dutchess counties show the Democratic incumbent, Cahill, won 21,583 to 17,104 over Rooney, claiming nearly 56 […]