Migrant advocate pushes for state emergency declaration to move migrants upstate

BREAKING: A New York City Legal Aid Society attorney is pushing for Gov. Kathy Hochul to declare a state of emergency which would override those of many counties and enable the transport of migrants who are sleeping on sidewalks in the City to Upstate areas. Allegany County had declared a State of Emergency in regard … Read more

Allegany County escapes for now New York City lawsuit against states of emergency regarding migrants

BREAKING: Allegany and Cattaraugus counties weren’t immediately included, but were mentioned today, in a New York City lawsuit against 33 of the other 57 counties in the state which have issued executive orders seeking to block entry of asylum seekers into their geographic areas. The action, in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, came the same … Read more

Facebook users can apply for a portion of a $725 million settlement for unauthorized data use

Facebook users can apply by August 25 to receive a portion of a $725 million class action settlement, tentative approval of which is before a California federal judge. Numerous lawsuits were brought on behalf of Facebook users who allege that Facebook, now Meta Platforms, Inc., shared or otherwise made accessible to third parties, user data … Read more