Buffalo State held a series of teach-in sessions this semester to discuss the first 100 days of the Donald Trump administration. Topics in the series included fiscal policy, illegal immigration, foreign policy, the Supreme Court and health care.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill April 10 that raises the age a person charged with a crime can be tried as an adult from 16 to 18 years old. The new law was part of a “Raise the Age” initiative that has seen support in recent years.
The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and the news media appears to have gotten worse in recent weeks. Feb. 24, a number of news organizations, including CNN, the New York Times and Politico were barred from attending a White House briefing.
This week on the Buffalo Review (March 6) we discussed President Donald Trump’s relationship with the media, a new art project to feature civil rights leaders and recent news about space exploration.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Buffalo State Feb. 7 to promote his proposal to make college tuition free at public institutions for New York’s low-income and middle class residents. The program would provide free tuition for students in households making less than $125,000 per year at all SUNY and CUNY schools.
On the Buffalo Review (Feb. 20) we covered Buffalo’s presidential history, a local production of “Next to Normal” and Buffalo State’s TFA Night at the Oscars.
Presidents’ day is the annual holiday, which takes place every 3rd Monday in February honoring the birthday of George Washington. Buffalo is a city filled with presidential history including a memorial at the location where William McKinley was assassinated.