Hochul’s $227B proposal includes Adirondack projects, $400M Environmental Protection Fund By Gwendolyn Craig Gov. Kathy Hochul presented a $227 billion state budget for 2024 on Wednesday, with sums for climate change mitigation, clean water and … [Read more...] about Governor’s budget highlights climate
Legislation sponsored by Simpson, new environment committee ranker By Gwendolyn Craig The widow of an Adirondacks-based environmental conservation officer is slated to get an estimated $2.07 million over her lifetime after Gov. Kathy Hochul … [Read more...] about Hochul signs bill for 9/11 death benefits to Adirondack officer’s widow
Objective is to preserve public aquifers, wetlands and habitat By Gwendolyn Craig New York will be part of a national and international initiative to preserve 30% of its lands and waters by 2030. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation on Friday … [Read more...] about Hochul signs ambitious land and water conservation bill
Legislation to preserve land and water passed in May to quell “climate crises” By Gwendolyn Craig In a sea of Climate Week announcements from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration, legislation encouraging state protection of 30% of its lands and … [Read more...] about Where’s the 30-by-30 bill?
Republicans, Democrats clash over impact for those carrying guns on park's public lands By Gwendolyn Craig In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that New York’s concealed carry law was unconstitutional, Gov. Kathy Hochul and state … [Read more...] about What will newly passed firearm legislation mean for the Adirondacks?
Hochul proposes large environmental protection fund, bond act and Olympic venue spending By Gwendolyn Craig Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $216.3 billion budget for 2023 includes an historic $400 million environmental protection fund, a $4 billion … [Read more...] about Environment ranks high in New York’s 2023 budget