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State acts to provide college aid for undocumented immigrants

The New York State Legislature late Wednesday was approving a measure known as the Dream Act that would offer college aid for children of undocumented...
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Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:39pm
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Legislature acts on abortion rights bill; Cuomo signs it

The New York State Legislature voted Tuesday to codify the abortion rights in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into New York law. Gov. Andrew...
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Tue, 01/22/2019 - 3:49pm
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New York poised to strengthen abortion rights

The New York State Legislature is poised to approve a bill Tuesday to codify the abortion rights in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:11am
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Cuomo's budget numbers get mixed reviews

There have been numerous reactions to many of the policy items in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget. But how did the governor’s budgeting skills measure...
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Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:12am
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Legislature to hold hearings on sexual harassment Feb. 13

The New York State Legislature has announced it will hold hearings on Feb. 13 about sexual harassment in state government. The announcement was hailed...
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Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:58pm
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Legislature takes the lead over the governor in Albany , at least for now

The New York State legislature has been more active during the first few days of the session than it has in many years. It’s a big contrast from recent...
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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:01pm
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Legislature takes lead over governor, at least for now

The New York State Legislature has been more active during the first few days of the session than it has in many years. On Monday, both houses of the...
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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:08pm
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Busy day at Capitol features governor's budget and transgender rights

The New York State Legislature for the first time granted civil rights to transgender New Yorkers. And on a busy day at the State Capitol, Gov. Andrew...
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Tue, 01/15/2019 - 1:12pm
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State Legislature acting on early voting, transgender rights

The Senate and Assembly are approving measures to expand the window in which New Yorkers can vote in elections, from one day to 11 days. The action...
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Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:44am
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Busy week in Albany to include early voting measures, transgender rights

The Democratic-led New York State Legislature is set for a big week. Action is planned on Monday to implement early voting in the state, and on Tuesday...
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Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:10am
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