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Cuomo accuses Trump administration of playing politics with health care

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is decrying a decision by the Trump administration to deny the state a health care grant that the governor say is all about...
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Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:16pm
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Poll finds backing for bail reform plummets

A new poll out Monday shows support for the state's bail reform plummeting, following weeks of pushback about the new laws from police groups and...
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Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:57am
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New York's plastic bag ban takes effect March 1 

On March 1, grocery stores and other retail outlets will no longer be providing shoppers with single-use plastic bags, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 7:57am
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Cuomo once again presses for flavored vaping ban 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is again pressing for a ban on flavored tobacco-based vaping products, saying he hopes a law is passed in the next month. Cuomo and...
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Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:32am
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Supporters, opponents find fault with new state regs on plastic bag ban

The state’s ban on most single-use plastic bags takes effect March 1, and over the holiday weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s environmental agency released...
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:40am
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Attorneys for victims of sexual abuse say they aren't deterred by Boy Scout bankruptcy 

The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy Tuesday under the weight of hundreds of childhood sexual abuse cases filed against the organization....
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:26pm
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Cuomo meets with Trump over Trusted Traveler programs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with President Donald Trump on Thursday at the White House over the federal Homeland Security agency’s decision to stop enrolling...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 5:05am
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Disgraced  former Assembly minority leader not seeking re election 

Former Assembly Republican Minority Leader Brian Kolb has announced he will not be seeking re election. Kolb stepped down from his leadership post after...
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Thu, 02/13/2020 - 9:36am
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Senate proposal to roll back bail reform sparks anger 

A proposal in the state Senate to roll back part of the state’s recently enacted bail reforms produced an angry backlash from supporters of the law,...
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Thu, 02/13/2020 - 5:20am
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Bravo star Andy Cohen, comedian Michelle Buteau lobby for paid surrogacy 

Bravo star Andy Cohen and comedian Michelle Buteau are among those advocating for New York to adopt a law allowing paid gestational surrogacy. But...
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:48pm
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