Congressional rep reaction to Comey testimony, former school board president sentenced, Uber tagged by state ethics commission, organizing the (maybe last) Flag Day Parade

Comey testimony
A roundup of reaction from New York/Capital Region Congressional reps about James Comey's testimony Thursday. [Daily Gazette]

Charges in Schenectady police Mumford Street shooting
Schenectady police say the man shot by officers during a standoff on Mumford Street is facing a group of charges that includes reckless endangerment and unlawful imprisonment. He was arraigned in his hospital room at Albany Med. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

Former Saratoga Springs school board president sentenced
Former Saratoga Springs school board president Chip Locke was sentenced to six months in jail and $15k in restitution for stealing money from Greenfield Home School Association. Locke used the sentencing to criticize members of the association. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

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Lake George boat fatal crash case
+ The family of the victims in the Lake George boat crash filed a lawsuit against Alexander West, his parents, and three of the passengers on West's boat. They're seeking $3 million. [TU] [Post-Star]
+ Was the judge in West's criminal case unusually lenient in the sentencing? [TU]

Lawsuit in Schenectady basement death case
The family of Valerie Washington -- who was killed in a Union Street basement in 2015, in the same case in which another person was left near death there -- is suing the organization that placed the man who killed her in the building in which she lived. [Daily Gazette]

A look at the premium rate increases health plans are requesting from the state for policies for individuals in the Affordable Care Act exchanges. [TU]

The Capital Region is currently facing a mumps outbreak. [TU]

Child marriage bill
Both chambers of the state legislature have now passed a bill that raises the minimum age of marriage in New York State to 17 years, and it has the the support of Andrew Cuomo. [TU]

Uber understated how it spent on lobbying
Uber reached a settlement with the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics in which it will pay $98k for understating the amount it spent on lobbying in the state by more than $6 million. [TU]

Saratoga Springs inclusionary zoning
The Saratoga Springs City Council is delaying its vote on an inclusionary zoning measure in order to respond to questions about further financial assessment of the policy. [Saratogian]

Chip industry
Among the topics at the Center for Economic Growth's 87/90 Semiconductor Summit: the absence of Joe Bruno and Alain Kaloyeros from the local scene, and an assertion that the state should continue to pump subsidies into the chip industry. [TU]

Schenectady County solar
A look at the new Schenectady County solar energy farm in Niskayuna that's projected to save the county $20k a year in electricity costs. [Daily Gazette]

Troy Flag Day Parade
How this year's Troy Flag Day Parade came together, maybe for the last time. [TU]

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