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Key issues fall off the table on the final day of the session

Lawmakers busily passed bills on the final day of the 2018 legislative session, but as the final evening approached they were unable to reach agreement...
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Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:35pm
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Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner enters the governor's race

Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is entering the race for governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. The long time Democrat is the candidate for a...
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Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:13pm
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Cuomo says he will sue federal gov't over detention of immigrant children

Governor Cuomo says he plans within the next several days to file a lawsuit against the federal government over the treatment of immigrant children...
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Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:53am
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Cuomo Health comm to recommend legalizing pot, political opponents are critical

Governor Cuomo’s administration is moving ahead on a recommendation to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, a move immediately criticized by...
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Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:20pm
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Second corruption trial of Cuomo's Buffalo Billion program begins June 18

On Monday, prosecutors present the second of two corruption cases against former associates of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in federal district court in Manhattan....
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Fri, 06/15/2018 - 9:52am
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Poll shows Cuomo ahead of opponents, but governor isn't taking any chances

A Siena poll finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo is securely ahead of his challengers, Democrat Cynthia Nixon and Republican Marc Molinaro, in his re-election bid....
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Wed, 06/13/2018 - 1:37pm
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Teachers union serenades Senate to push for bill

The state’s largest teachers union brought bagpipe players and a brass band to the Capitol to push for a bill to decouple teacher evaluations from the...
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Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:05pm
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Cuomo touts anti-sexual harassment policy; political opponents say it falls short

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the anti-sexual harassment policies enacted in the state budget are among the strongest in the nation, but his political rivals...
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Tue, 06/12/2018 - 1:28pm
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Cuomo pushes gun safety measure stalled in the legislature

Governor Cuomo has begun a statewide tour to promote a bill to give teachers and school administrators the power to go to court and ask a judge to...
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Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:15am
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Report clearing former Cuomo aide of sexual harassment leaves unanswered questions

A report from the state ethics commission clears Governor Cuomo’s former high level economic development official Sam Hoyt of sexual harassment charges,...
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Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:16am
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