Innovation Trail http://innovationtrail.org en Moreland fallout continues for Cuomo, finds Siena poll http://innovationtrail.org/post/moreland-fallout-continues-cuomo-finds-siena-poll <p>A new poll finds that Governor Cuomo is still feeling the fallout from the demise of his Moreland Commission, a panel that was<a href="http://publiccorruption.moreland.ny.gov/sites/default/files/moreland_report_final.pdf" target="_blank"> investigating corruption in the legislature</a>. Cuomo disbanded the commission as part of the state budget deal.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:36:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 3390 at http://innovationtrail.org Moreland fallout continues for Cuomo, finds Siena poll Project will link rural seniors with specialist mental health services http://innovationtrail.org/post/project-will-link-rural-seniors-specialist-mental-health-services <p>Seniors living in rural areas of New York State often have to travel long distances to get medical care when they need the services of a mental health specialist.</p><p>A privately-funded initiative is aiming to bridge that barrier.&nbsp; Project "Echo" will pair specialists at UR Medicine with primary care physicians in 23 Western and Central New York counties.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:14:09 +0000 Beth Adams 3389 at http://innovationtrail.org Poll shows Cuomo vulnerable on the Left http://innovationtrail.org/post/poll-shows-cuomo-vulnerable-left <p>A new poll finds Governor Cuomo in a double digit lead against his Republican opponent for the fall elections. But the survey finds that ratio changes, if a progressive third party candidate emerges.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:42:49 +0000 Karen DeWitt 3388 at http://innovationtrail.org Poll shows Cuomo vulnerable on the Left Cornell synchrotron gets $100 million shot in the arm from NSF http://innovationtrail.org/post/cornell-synchrotron-gets-100-million-shot-arm-nsf <p></p><p>Cornell University’s state-of-the-art particle accelerator won’t face a loss of funding, for the next few years at least. The National Science Foundation will spend $100 million to keep the synchrotron running.</p><p>Cornell’s High Energy Synchroton Light Source or CHESS is one of only two of its kind in the United States. CHESS uses high intensity x-ray and radiation to test hypotheses in physics, biology, and chemistry.</p><p>The lab will now receive $100 million over the next five years.</p><p>Senator Charles Schumer visited the CHESS lab yesterday to announce the funding.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:23:44 +0000 Matt Martin WSKG 3387 at http://innovationtrail.org Cornell synchrotron gets $100 million shot in the arm from NSF Three counties pull out of SAFE Act pilot permit program http://innovationtrail.org/post/three-counties-pull-out-safe-act-pilot-permit-program <p>The Cortland County clerk’s office has backed out of a pilot run of a re-certification program for gun owners, part of the state’s stricter gun control laws, because it didn’t feel it was getting enough support from the state.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under a provision of the January 2013 SAFE Act, current pistol permit holders must update their permits by 2018. That means verifying addresses and what weapons are owned.</span></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:03:36 +0000 Ryan Delaney, WRVO 3385 at http://innovationtrail.org Three counties pull out of SAFE Act pilot permit program