New York State

WNY Law Makers Want To Charge You Extra Fee on Ubers
Ugh. State lawmakers love to tax us for every little thing.
Three Western New York democrats have proposed that every time you take an Uber or Lyft you are charged an extra dollar, for every ride.
They want to charge you more across the entire state, apparently, for funding an infrastructure impr…
Wyoming County Disaster Declaration Sought
Remember the tornadoes and storms here in Western New York? Certainly this past summer's storms were not the caliber that we have seen in Texas. However, the damage that occurred after the rain and winds in our area will take considerable money for repairs.
New State Law May Kill Bingo
It may have caught some people off guard when they found out that a new state law prevents minors from playing bingo.  The law went into effect on July 9th as part of the state's 2017-18 budget.  The state gaming commission sure makes it sound like something wonderful, calling it modernizing state l…
Erie County Taxes Increasing?
Governor Cuomo on Monday laid out a warning/threat that if the Senate passes health care reform that our property taxes will be going up across New York State, including here in Erie County.
If passed, there is a provision prevent the state from having counties pay for a share of Medicaid costs.…

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