SUNY Poly, the state research institute, is laying off 38 employees, a shakeup that comes after its former leader was charged in a bribery and bid-rigging case that rattled Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration.

The school, which is seeking to cut $10 million a year from its budget, had 750 employees before the cutbacks, which also involved transfers and attrition. Following the cutbacks, the number will be somewhere between 700 and 715, according to Mike Frame, SUNY Poly’s vice president of external relations.

The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. and others on the Trump team after a promise of compromising material on Hillary Clinton was accompanied by a Russian-American lobbyist — a former Soviet counterintelligence officer who is suspected by some U.S. officials of having ongoing ties to Russian intelligence.

President Trump tweeted this morning that GOP plans for the repeal and replacement of ObamaCare “must happen” — as Senate leaders try to muster support for the revised legislation.

A federal judge in Hawaii ruled that the Trump administration’s temporary ban on travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries and on refugees should not prevent grandparents and other close relatives of residents from entering the United States.

House Democrats are looking for answers after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at a Queens courthouse to arrest a woman believed to be a victim of human trafficking last month.

Columbia University has settled a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former male student whose case attracted national attention after a young woman protested against the administration’s handling of her sexual assault allegations by carrying a mattress around campus.

Amtrak said it is making good progress as the first week of the dreaded “Summer of Hell” repair work at Penn Station wraps up. In fact, the work is a little ahead of scheduled, but it’s too early to say things will be wrapped up before the projected end date of Sept. 1.

The military has released the identities of the service members killed in the Mississippi KC-130 crash on July 10. Nine of the Marines were stationed at the Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh.

The property-tax cap for counties, towns and other local governments will rise 1.84 percent next year, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli announced – a mildly higher rate of growth than in previous years.

Outgoing SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will keep her $504,700 a year salary through the remainder of the year as she transitions to a new SUNY post that will pay her $245,000 annually.

The DEC has completed an expansion of mountain bike trails in the Wilmington Forest near Whiteface Mountain.

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, awaiting trial on federal corruption charges, will not seek a third term on the Republican line after he missed yesterday’s deadline to submit ballot petitions.

Trade groups representing restaurants, grocery and convenience stores filed an injunction to halt new menu standards in New York City, stepping up a battle over how food makers disclose nutrition information to consumers.

Six people were arrested outside a fundraiser for Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard yesterday. Orchard Park police say the protesters were becoming disruptive.

Long Island’s largest beer distributor has reached a tentative deal with its delivery workers, which comes after months of disagreement at Clare Rose over pension and pay.

An attorney for Hempstead Town Board member Edward Ambrosino said his client is “seeking to resolve” his federal income-tax evasion case, and hopes to be “working something out.”

Hempstead Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, the daughter of Rep. Pete King and a Wantagh Republican who is often at odds with GOP Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, continues to generate speculation about her political future — though she insists that she is not going anywhere.