Cuomo blasts latest Obamacare repeal effort, New York grants $38 million to SUNY Poly, Shen agreement to sell controversial lot to Clifton Park


Cuomo blasts new Obamacare repeal effort
Andrew Cuomo voiced opposition on Tuesday to the latest Republican effort to repeal Obamacare and said if there is not replacement for the plan by October 1, New York stands to loose up to $2.6 billion in federal aid to hospitals that serve the uninsured. [TU]

$38 million for SUNY Poly
A week after it received a $25 million loan from the State University of New York, SUNY Poly's real estate arm will get a $38.5 million grant from New York State to help pay for its $324 million computer chip manufacturing research facility. [TU]

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Clifton Park / Shen land deal
The Shenendahowa School district has agreed to sell the controversial 34 acre plot of woods to the town of Clifton Park for $1.1 million. A plan to sell the land to a developer for $2.05 million last April was overwhelming voted down in a referendum. [TU][Saratogian]

NYS invests a million in East Greenbush company
New York State is investing $1 million in Vital Vio, an East Greenbush based startup company that makes white light LEDs that clean surfaces of bacteria. [TU]

Bedbugs
Bedbugs are causing a problem in a Schenectady County Department of Social Services building with 200 employees. [TU]

Chief Judge wants representation for immigrants
New York's Chief Judge says she is dismayed by the lack of legal representation for immigrants and says members of the legal profession have a moral and ethical obligation to find ways to assist the vulnerable immigrant population. [TU\

Death Wish recall
Death Wish Coffee is recalling it's Nitro Cold brew .[TU]

New York casino revenue falling short
New York State Casinos, including Rivers Casino in Schenectady, are falling short of their
economic revitalization goals
. Proponents of casino gambling say it's too soon to tell. [NYT][Gazette]

NYCLU must disclose donors
JCOPE has ruled that the New York civil Liberties Union must disclose the names of people who contributed money to its lobbying efforts in New York. [TU]

Local colleges complying with sexual assault rules
A new report shows that Capital Region colleges and universities are complying with training and regulations designed to prevent sexual assault on campuses. [Gazette]

More Saratoga hotels proposed
Two new Saratoga hotel proposals have gone before the city Design Review Commission. [TU]

Journalist Mike Jarboe dies at 63
"He cared deeply about the printed word and journalism as a whole."Times Union features editor Gary Hahn on the late Make Jarboe, journalist and handicapper who died on Monday at the age of 63. [TU]


Stuff going on today


History walks

Capitol Hill
Wednesday: Historic Albany Foundation debuts its new Capitol Hill walking tour podcast. "We will show you how to download the tour and then you explore on your own. Hear about the New York State Capitol, the State Education Building and the Empire State Plaza." Wednesday 5:30 pm -- free


Music

Wednesday: Company of Thieves at Lucky Strike Jupiter Hall
Indie rock, reunited. With: Talia Dennis, Lucy. 8 pm -- $15

Wednesday: Matthew Sweet at Helsinki Hudson
Power pop prince. 8 pm -- $30 and up

Wednesday: Hot Club of Saratoga at ESP Jazz Night
Gypsy jazz swing. 5:30 pm -- free

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