Indian Affairs

Seneca Nation and City of Niagara Falls urged to form ‘cooperation task force’

Activists are calling on the City of Niagara Falls and the Seneca Nation of Indians to form a ‘cooperation task force’ that could circumvent Governor Andrew Cuomo‘s office and open direct Nation-to-City talks that move beyond the ongoing casino revenue

Department of Justice

Mueller team repeatedly wiped phones

WASHINGTON, DC — Judicial Watch announced today it received 87 pages of records from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that show senior members of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office (SCO) repeatedly and “accidentally” wiped phones assigned to them.   The records were produced in

City

What happens if teachers go on strike?

BY KEN GIRARDIN New York’s largest teachers union this summer threatened to go on strike rather than allow schools to reopen for in-person classes—despite months of preparation by officials and a state law that prohibits union work stoppages. Public employee

Albany

The numbers debunk Cuomo’s SALT gripes

BY E.J. McMAHON For the better part of three years now, Governor Andrew Cuomo has been pounding SALT — the federal income-tax deduction for state and local taxes. After President Donald Trump signed the GOP-sponsored tax-reform bill in December 2017,