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Lawmakers want to ban conversion therapy

Some local state lawmakers are pushing for a new law that would ban children from receiving a controversial therapy. “Conversion therapy” ai…

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Rep. wants Canadians to buy homes in US

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Congressman Brian Higgins is hoping to attract potential home buyers from north of the border. He’ll introduce legisl…

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Higgins opposes Asian trade agreement

Congressman Brian Higgins is joining the fight to stop a trade agreement with several Asian countries, including Vietnam. The South Buffalo …

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Trump to attend Erie County GOP event

DEPEW, N.Y. (WIVB) – Real estate tycoon Donald Trump will be in western New York this month. The billionaire businessman will attend an Erie…

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Bishop says tax credit would aid schools

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – During Wednesday’s new conference where the Buffalo Diocese announced it is closing 10 elementary schools, Bishop Ric…

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Gabryszak aides seek monetary damages

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The attorney for six of the seven female aides of former assemblymen Dennis Gabryszak says his clients will seek mone…

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11 vacant seats in 212-member NYS Leg.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Two more scandal-ensnared assemblymen are leaving a state Legislature that already had nine empty seats, and it’s unclea…

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Could Donald Trump be next NYS governor?

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – Billionaire businessman Donald Trump appears to be seriously considering a run for governor in the Empire State. Thoug…

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New legislation helps fight puppy mills

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – Legislation sponsored by a local state senator will help strengthen oversight of pet dealers across the state and help…

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NYS gun owners to protest by firing shot

CONCORD, N.Y. (WIVB) – Gun rights advocates are planning a protest against the SAFE Act that they are calling the “Shot Heard Around New Yor…

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Cuomo proposes tougher driving laws

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed two tough new measures intended to keep dangerous drivers off the road by taking their li…

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NY energy plan mum on fracking

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s newly released energy plan calls for increased use of renewable energy and clean technology and anticipates r…