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Langworthy elected state GOP chair

New York's Republican Party met in a hotel outside Albany on Monday to choose its new chair. Nick Langworthy replaces Ed Cox, the son-in-law of former...
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:02pm
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Cuomo heads to Israel on economic and personal mission

Governor Andrew Cuomo is on his way to Israelto carry out what he says is an economic mission. But Cuomo says the trip has a personal focus as well....
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Wed, 06/26/2019 - 1:58pm
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Cuomo heads to Israel on economic and personal mission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on his way to Israel to carry out what he said is an economic mission. But Cuomo said the trip also has a personal focus. Cuomo...
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Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:58pm
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Advocates vow to fight on to make marijuana legal in New York in 2020

Advocates of legalizing adult recreational marijuana said they plan to spend the next six months convincing state lawmakers to allow the drug to be sold...
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Tue, 06/25/2019 - 1:21pm
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Cuomo, legislative leaders say 2019 session includes many accomplishments

The 2019 legislative session was among the most productive in several years, with the passage of bills that ranged from strengthening abortion rights to...
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Fri, 06/21/2019 - 1:03pm
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State Legislature moves toward further decriminalization of marijuana

Now that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have conceded defeat in their effort to legalize adult recreational marijuana, they have agreed to...
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Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:32pm
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NYS Legislature agrees to grant new protections to farm workers, Cuomo will sign

The New York State legislature is approving new protections for farmworkers that supporters say are long overdue. The measures give farmworkers the...
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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 3:27pm
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Climate measure sets ambitious goals for state

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic-led state Legislature have agreed on the most ambitious goals in the nation for reducing carbon emissions in the...
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Thu, 06/20/2019 - 1:41am
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Senate approves bill to give driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants; Cuomo will sign

The New York State Senate voted 33-29 to allow undocumented immigrants to receive standard driver’s licenses. Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised some last-minute...
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Tue, 06/18/2019 - 7:10am
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Legislature approves historic tenant protections; Cuomo signs them into law

In what supporters called a "watershed moment," the New York Legislature on Friday approved and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed what Democratic lawmakers and...
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Fri, 06/14/2019 - 1:51pm
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