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Cynthia Nixon, in public radio interview, says Hillary's loss inspired her run

Cynthia Nixon spent Thursday traveling the New York State Thruway from Syracuse to Rochester as part of her upstate campaign swing. In between stops,...
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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:21pm
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Senate Democratic feuding factions unite, and candidate Nixon takes credit

Two warring factions of Democrats in the state Senate are rejoining forces as pressure has mounted from the party’s left-leaning base for a...
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Wed, 04/04/2018 - 3:04pm
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Cuomo's political opponents say they are nicer than he is

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seeking a third term in office, is facing challenges both from the left of his party and from a new Republican candidate. But the two...
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Tue, 04/03/2018 - 2:12pm
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Molinaro enters the governor's race

Another candidate has announced he will challenge Andrew Cuomo for governor. This time, it’s Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, who offered a...
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Mon, 04/02/2018 - 1:25pm
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"Fixes" to federal tax overhaul part of new state budget

The newly approved New York State budget includes a work around for the partial loss of state and local tax deductions in the federal tax overhaul. The...
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Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:55am
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Anti-sexual harassment laws are part of new state budget

The new state budget includes anti-sexual harassment measures that will apply to both government and private-sector workplaces. The new rules will end...
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Fri, 03/30/2018 - 1:26pm
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Ultimatums issued as budget deadline approaches

State budget talks became heated in the final hours of negotiations Friday, as ultimatums were offered and there were threats of a government shutdown....
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Fri, 03/30/2018 - 1:36pm
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Budget talks down to the wire at state Capitol as holidays loom

State lawmakers hoped to begin to pass budget bills Thursday night, even though some major issues related to the spending plan are still not resolved....
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Thu, 03/29/2018 - 2:43pm
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State budget is stalled, days before the deadline

Budget talks are stalled shortly before a self-imposed deadline of March 30 by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature. Meanwhile, groups left out...
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Wed, 03/28/2018 - 4:28pm
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Capitol reporter arrested for talking on the phone outside the State Senate

A long time Capitol reporter was arrested for talking on the phone in the State Senate lobby. New York Daily News reporter Ken Lovett was released...
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Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:43pm
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