White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will step down in June.

A report from state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds reason to be skeptical of casino revenue.

The chief academic officer at a small liberal arts college in Maryland has been selected as the new president of SUNY Buffalo State.

The Buffalo News’ Bob McCarthy finds that questions over a new stadium for the Bills will dominate the area’s political debate.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio bonded with his Parisian counterpart.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino made his pitch to The Post-Star in Glens Falls.

Markos Moulitsas re-airs his concerns with Zephyr Teachout.

Sen. Chuck Schumer says the closure of an Irish contact lens plant should mean jobs move to Rochester.

The ex-president of SUNY Upstate has agreed to repay $100K in unauthorized pay.

National Democrats are investing some money in Aaron Woolf’s Congressional campaign.

The Green Party candidate in the North Country House race says he wants to “change the political culture.”

“Every day gets a little bit better,” says Broome County Executive Debbie Preston, who was diagnosed with lung cancer this spring.