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Cuomo wants presidential candidates to endorse NY's gun control laws

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is continuing to offer his views in the national debate about gun control. He's asking Democratic presidential candidates to endorse...
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Wed, 08/07/2019 - 1:41pm
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Poll gives Cuomo mixed reviews

A new poll shows voters have mixed opinions about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Siena College survey finds New Yorkers think Cuomo has made the state...
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Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:39am
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Cuomo responds to Trump speech on mass shootings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on Congress to take immediate action on gun control in the wake of the El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mass shootings...
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Mon, 08/05/2019 - 12:19pm
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Survivors of child sexual abuse plan to file lawsuits on August 14

Beginning on August 14, New Yorkers who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse will have a one year window of opportunity to file civil suits against...
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 1:33pm
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Still no arrangement for comptroller to audit state contracts

A handshake deal between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to reinstate the comptroller’s powers to audit contracts in the wake of...
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 1:19pm
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State comptroller discusses schools' lack of preparedness for emergencies

An audit from State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds that many schools across New York are not meeting requirements under a state law to prepare for...
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:39am
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New York law further decriminalizes marijuana possession

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill into law that further decriminalizes marijuana possession in New York state. The law ends criminal prosecution...
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Mon, 07/29/2019 - 1:58pm
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Former EPA leader says more needs to be done on plastics

New Yorkers have only about six months left to get single-use plastic bags at the supermarket before a ban goes into effect March 1, and former EPA...
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Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:28am
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Political parties on right, left find common cause in supporting fusion voting

Political parties that represent the left and the right of New York’s political spectrum have joined in a common interest and filed lawsuits against a...
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Thu, 07/25/2019 - 1:22pm
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Advocates seek stricter limits for solitary confinement

Advocates of ending solitary confinement in New York's prisons ended the 2019 legislative session disappointed that changes made to the practice did not...
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Mon, 07/22/2019 - 2:22pm
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