Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on December 29, 2017
New York’s Governor is calling for several new reforms to help protect people dealing with student loan debt.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’ll call for the creation of a state Student Loan Ombudsman to help students navigate and negotiate with the student loan industry.
He also wants to require colleges to reveal the estimated amounts students can expect to pay for student loans, and increase consumer protections in the student loan industry.
Cuomo say he’ll also propose banning the suspension of Professional Licenses for anyone who’s behind or in default on their student loans.
Western New York is bracing for already arctic weather to get worse. Looking ahead, on New Year’s Eve, the thermometer could dip as low as two degrees.
Folks heading out to celebrate should bundle up because it’s going to feel even colder with wind chill.
A fracas inside the Genesee County Jail leads to charges against a Batavia man.
32 year old Michael Carey of Main Street in Batavia is accused of choking another inmate.
He was given an appearance ticket returnable to Batavia City Court on January 3rd.
A friendly good-bye to one of Genesee County’s top cops this afternoon.
Chief Deputy Gordon Dibble is retiring after 43 years with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.
For the last several years, Dibble has headed up with Sheriff’s Office road patrol.
Although today is Dibble’s last day with the sheriff’s office, he will soon have a new job as a Genesee County Legislator from Darien.