Chris Caya

Tesla's $2.6 billion offer to buy SolarCity is more about Tesla than it is about the struggling SolarCity. That's according to Harold Star, a business professor at the University at Buffalo.

Even though the state Legislature is off for the summer, a hearing is planned in Albany to look at the Cuomo Administration's job creation programs. 


Plans to renovate the former Trico factory, in downtown Buffalo, could be shelved without more taxpayer help as the cost of the proposed project has nearly doubled.


Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says if laws were broken people need to be held accountable. But Poloncarz says, he doesn't think a federal probe will hurt the region's economic development program.


The winds off of Lake Erie are going to help move the Seneca Nation of Indians towards energy independence. Tribal leaders kicked off construction of a new wind turbine on Wednesday.

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