WAER News Round up: Aug. 29 - Sept. 2
This week, the county executive said chip manufacturing companies are still considering setting up shop in the region, the state fair got some political visits, and the city of Syracuse is working to address code violations. The state's new gun laws also went into effect and officials are warning how fentanyl-laced pills are appealing to young people. Get the details and read up on more of the week's news below.
An update on potential tenants for White Pine Commerce Park in Clay, final address is still in decision.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand hopes farmers in New York take advantage of debt relief made available through the Inflation Reduction Act.
Fresh off the wave of his primary win, the Republican candidate for governor came to the New York State Fair on Tuesday to meet potential voters and greet supporters.
The city of Syracuse was working to address the 1,500 properties on its code violations list.
The US Drug Enforcement Agency issued a national warning about brightly-colored fentanyl pills that target young people.The pills have been found in over a dozen states including New York till now.
Onondaga Community College's new president Dr. Warren Hilton has spent the last two months getting to know people in the campus community.
New York’s new laws governing the carrying of concealed weapons take effect Sept. 1. The new laws were passed after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the state’s 100-year-old concealed carry laws in June.
The New York State Legislature passed two bills introducing measures that aim to prevent predatory hospital billing, a practice that has led many Americans to face medical debt.
The New York state’s largest teachers' unions and other education experts were calling for better responses to threats of violence. Especially after the mass school shooting in Texas last spring, as well as the Buffalo incident that killed 10 people.