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Cuomo warns of $2.3 billion budget deficit

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli delivered some bad news Monday — the state has a $2.3 billion budget deficit. Cuomo blamed the...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 12:21pm
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Tensions flare between Cuomo, Catholic Church

A feud has been growing between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the Catholic Church over an abortion rights bill the governor signed last week. The...
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Wed, 01/30/2019 - 10:13am
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Gun control measures approved in New York

The New York State Legislature built on the state’s 2013 gun control laws Tuesday, passing measures to extend the waiting period for background checks...
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Tue, 01/29/2019 - 11:02am
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Legislature expands legal recourse for survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse are hailing the passage of the Child Victims Act at the New York State Capitol, which will give victims their day in...
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Tue, 01/29/2019 - 3:52am
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Lawmakers expected to strengthen gun control laws in N.Y.

The New York State Legislature is expected to strengthen the state’s gun control laws soon. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the measures include the so-called ...
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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 10:53am
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Tax cap measure passes Senate, stalls in Assembly

The New York State Senate has passed a bill to make the state’s 8-year-old property tax cap permanent. So far, the Assembly has not approved the measure...
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Fri, 01/25/2019 - 11:22am
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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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