Assemblyman Colin Schmitt

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is poised to sign a sweeping measure aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change. The goal is to aggressively cut greenhouse gases and shift the state’s energy reliance to renewable sources. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has reaction from her region.

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West Point officials say one cadet was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in for summer training overturned this morning. An Assemblyman who represents the West Point area says his office has been inundated with messages from around the country.

MTA, Metro-North Reforms Included In State Budget

Apr 9, 2019
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The recently adopted New York state budget includes reforms to the MTA that will impact riders in the Hudson Valley. A few area lawmakers are speaking to this as well as to congestion pricing.

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A New York state assemblyman is urging the state education commissioner to review a grand jury report released Thursday. The report pertains to student-athlete attendance records and grades at the Newburgh Enlarged City School District.