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Cuomo proposes trimming health care spending by $2.5 billion in new budget 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a $178.6 billion budget proposal Tuesday. In it, he detailed plans of how to deal with a $6 billion budget deficit largely...
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 1:22pm
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Cuomo's school aid proposal could be lower than many lawmakers, advocates want

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ready to release his state budget plan on Tuesday, and public school spending will likely once again be an area of contention, as...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:05am
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Cuomo says budget will propose spending $10 million more on census count

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is announcing that an additional $10 million will be in his new state budget to help with the 2020 national census and to make sure...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:19am
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Cuomo releases budget Tuesday as state faces largest deficit in nearly a decade

Gov. Andrew Cuomo releases his state budget plan Tuesday afternoon, and he’s expected to detail how he will close a $6 billion budget gap. With...
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:04am
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Comptroller report: NYS gives more to feds than it gets back

A report by the state Comptroller finds that New York ranks number one in being shortchanged in tax money from the federal government. A report by...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:14am
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Senate Dems facing GOP pressure to revise bail reform laws

The backlash to New York’s new law that ends most forms of cash bail continues at the Capitol, but the Senate leader said she does not want to rush to...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:21pm
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Senate Dems pass voter access bills, while GOP wants to talk about other topics

Democrats who lead the state Senate approved several measures on Thursday to make it easier to vote. But a newly energized Republican minority wanted to...
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Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:33pm
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Cuomo addresses hate crimes, legal cannabis, in his State of the State speech 

There was a somber tone to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 10 th State of the State message in a year where the state is facing a $6 billion deficit and reeling...
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Thu, 01/09/2020 - 5:40am
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Barclay replaces Kolb as Assembly GOP leader

The minority party Republicans in the state Assembly have a new leader. Will Barclay from the Syracuse area replaces Brian Kolb, who resigned after...
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 11:58am
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Cuomo's State of the State speech comes as New York faces deficit

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to deliver his State of the State message on Wednesday, at a time when New York faces its worst budget deficit in a decade.
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 10:54am
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