A new survey conducted by The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) has demonstrated an alarming reality about the number of motorists who don't stop for school buses dropping off, or picking up kids. The study was conducted in over 35 school districts on December 15th, 2016.
Assemblyman Brian Kolb of Canandaigua has been unanimously re-elected as the GOP minority Leader for the New York State Legislature. Leader Kolb was elected to the Assembly in 2000, and was first elected as Leader of the Minority Conference in 2009.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a new campaign to raise awareness of the state's 'Move Over' law. Part of the initiative involves NYS State Police conducting special enforcement targeting motorists who fail to slow down and move over on the Thruway.
New York state's fiscal condition has improved, but the state may face increasing budgetary challenges in coming years as revenue growth is expected to slow and billion of dollars in settlement money is spent.