Politics

Rep. Antonio Delgado appointed Lt. Governor

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) is slated to fill New York state’s second-highest office. On May 3, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Delgado would be her replacement lieutenant governor,...


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New York state redistricting maps to be redrawn

The New York state redistricting process may have an impact on students this fall. Last week, a NYS Court of Appeals judge ruled that the state’s new congressional and senate district maps...


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BU College Democrats host Rep. Antonio Delgado

While on his tour of New York state’s 19th Congressional District (NY-19), U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) stopped at Binghamton University for a Q&A hosted by the BU College Democrats. The event,...


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BU to enter Rep. Antonio Delgado's 19th Congressional District

With the start of a new semester, students will also be greeting a new congressman. On Thursday, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul approved a new set of congressional district lines for...


SUNY News

NYS Gov. Hochul leaves out BU in flagship university proposal

New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and New York State Sen. Fred Akshar have responded with concern to New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul’s decision to not designate Binghamton University and University...


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New York state attorney general calls for the protection of tenants from evictions

On Nov. 8, New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 17 other attorneys general in submitting a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)....


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New York State Attorney General announces candidacy for governor

New York state Attorney General Letitia James has thrown her hat in the ring for the 2022 New York state governor’s race. James, a Democrat, announced her candidacy on Oct. 29. She...


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New York State Attorney General challenges bills targeting women's and transgender rights

The New York state attorney general has filed briefs against two pieces of controversial legislation. Attorney General Letitia James filed briefs against the Texas abortion bill, known as Senate Bill 8 (SB...


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Underserved public schools across nation to recieve federal grants

The United States Department of Education (DOE) has announced it will be providing $40 million in grants to the Promise Neighborhood grantees across seven states. In a press release by U.S. Secretary...


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New York state changes law regarding rape to support survivors

New legislation will redefine rape statutes in the state of New York, thus providing further recognition and justice for survivors of sexual assault under the law. On April 27, 2021, Speaker Carl...


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Gov. Andrew Cuomo expands SNAP food initiative

On Oct. 16, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) had been expanded to nearly 75,000 low-income college students. SNAP supplements the food budget of...