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Lawmakers push for anti-bullying measure

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing for an anti-bullying measure that would require schools to tell parents when their child is being...
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Mon, 05/07/2018 - 1:21pm
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Nixon releases taxes; Cuomo's Democratic state committee demands more

Actor Cynthia Nixon, who is running for governor in a Democratic primary against incumbent Andrew Cuomo, released her tax filings on Friday. She and her...
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Fri, 05/04/2018 - 1:07pm
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Molinaro releases tax returns, as candidates for governor trade charges

Marc Molinaro, the presumptive Republican candidate for governor, released his tax returns for 2017, but his opponent, incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...
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Thu, 05/03/2018 - 1:30pm
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Legislature takes step toward decoupling student test scores from teacher evals

Teachers wouldn’t be evaluated based on their students’ standardized test scores any longer under a measure approved by the New York State Assembly. It...
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Thu, 05/03/2018 - 7:56am
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Newly reunited Democrats in the Senate push for extended voting in New York

The newly reunited Senate Democrats held their first press conference, where they focused on what they said was their No. 1 priority — a package of...
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Tue, 05/01/2018 - 1:20pm
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Cuomo signs anti-domestic violence gun bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday that would temporarily take away the guns of people accused of domestic violence. Cuomo organized a signing...
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Tue, 05/01/2018 - 1:06pm
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Assembly will take up bill to separate student test scores from teacher evaluations

State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said the Assembly will take up a bill Wednesday to decouple the results of standardized student test scores from...
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Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:27pm
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Hochul maintains she is running again for lieutenant governor

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul says she plans to stay in the race for re-election alongside Gov. Andrew Cuomo, despite remarks by the governor that Hochul might...
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Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:35pm
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Candidates for governor on right and left agree on more than you’d think

Andrew Cuomo has two main challengers in the governor’s race: Cynthia Nixon on the left and Marc Molinaro on the right. Surprisingly, the two agree on a...
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Mon, 04/30/2018 - 1:58pm
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Cuomo and his political challengers all hold events

Challengers to Governor Cuomo were on the campaign trail Thursday, as the governor announced a massive new anti poverty program in Brooklyn. Democratic...
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Thu, 04/26/2018 - 2:27pm
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