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Budget agreement close, but not yet final

Talks on the state budget were stalled just days before the March 30 deadline, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers continued negotiations. Groups...
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Tue, 03/27/2018 - 3:48pm
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Nixon, in Albany to critique Cuomo, pulls no punches

Cynthia Nixon, Democratic candidate for governor, came to Albany to critique the school funding record of her potential primary opponent, Gov. Andrew...
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Mon, 03/26/2018 - 1:15pm
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Victims ask for more time to craft anti-harassment laws

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are negotiating a new anti-sexual harassment policy for state and local government officials as part of the...
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Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:50pm
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Major budget issues still unresolved

It’s just over a week until the state budget is due, and there’s no resolution on an array of proposed new taxes and spending proposals, as well as...
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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 1:45pm
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Cuomo calls Nixon campaign attacks part of 'political silly season'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in his first public comments since challenger Cynthia Nixon announced her candidacy , dismissed two days of attacks as the “political...
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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 7:23am
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Cardinal Dolan against provision in Child Victims Act

New York’s Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan met privately with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday over a proposed bill to give victims of childhood sexual...
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Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:00pm
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Nixon, following first speech, is criticized by state Dem Party official

Cynthia Nixon, candidate for governor of New York, delivered a blistering speech Tuesday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who she hopes to challenge in a...
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Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:33pm
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Nixon announces run for governor

Actor and public education advocate Cynthia Nixon announced her campaign for governor of New York Monday. She wants to run in a Democratic primary...
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Tue, 03/20/2018 - 6:22am
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Cuomo says he's not worried about Cynthia Nixon, but actions indicate otherwise

In the days since actor and progressive activist Cynthia Nixon indicated she might want to run against Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary for governor...
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Fri, 03/16/2018 - 1:25pm
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Child Victims Act supporters want measure in Senate budget

Survivors of childhood sexual abuse delivered an emotional appeal to state senators Wednesday after they learned that the Senate did not put the Child...
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Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:34pm
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