Low-wage workers in New York could soon see a sizable increase in their pay if legislators approve a $15-an-hour minimum wage. Currently, the state already has one of the most generous rates in the nation at $9 per hour.
Last week on the Buffalo Review (3/7) we discussed the 2016 presidential election and a major act of vandalism in Buffalo’s Allentown neighborhood.
With a number of state primaries and caucuses having come and gone, it has not become any easier to tell which candidates will become their respective party’s nominee for president in 2016.
Residents in the Buffalo neighborhood of Allentown awakened Feb. 28 to find more than 100 cars with slashed tires, but the motive or those responsible have yet to be identified. Buffalo Police canvassed the neighborhood and went door to door to interview potential witnesses and search for any video surveillance, but there are no leads at this time.
If you missed this week’s edition of the Buffalo Review (2/29) you can listen via the links below. In the first segment, we spoke with Dave DeLuca, executive editor of The Record, and Lou Michel, from the Buffalo News, about the recent death of SUNY Buffalo State senior Bradley Doyley.
Student loan debt reached $1.3 trillion in 2015, which has surpassed what Americans owe in credit card debt, and some experts have called the situation a national crisis. Some economists have warned that college debt could lead to a financial crisis worse than the housing bubble of 2008, which dragged the country into a recession.
It has been 50 years since the starship Enterprise took flight, when the original “Star Trek” television series debuted Sept. 8, 1966. Now two SUNY Buffalo State professors, from the school’s art conservation program, are involved in a project to restore the 11-foot-long model of the Enterprise that was used on the popular show.