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Cuomo Vows to keep Statue of Liberty Open, despite shut down

Governor Cuomo says despite the government shutdown, he’s going to try to use state money to keep the Statue of Liberty, which is in a federal park,...
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Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:02am
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Cuomo school aid increase doesn't please everyone

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing an increase in school aid of over three-quarters of a billion dollars, a rise of about 3 percent over last year, but some...
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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:24pm
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Cuomo releases bill to end carried interest loophole

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced legislation to end what’s known as the carried interest loophole, a measure long sought by the left of the governor’s...
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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:40am
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Cuomo tax restructure plan offers options

A report by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax department lists ways that New Yorkers could get around the loss of some of their state and local tax deductions...
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Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:48pm
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Senator accused of sexual harassment says he expects to be "vindicated"

State Senator Jeff Klein, a Bronx Democrat, spoke publicly for the first time since an investigation has begun into allegations that he sexually...
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Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:22pm
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Cuomo proposes new taxes, tax restructuring in budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a $168 billion budget plan that would close an over $4 billion gap by reducing some spending and imposing tax increases on...
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Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:08pm
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Cuomo calls out GOP senators who can't recall Trump's use of vulgar word

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the annual Martin Luther King Day event at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, mocked Republican senators who...
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Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:49pm
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Poll finds NYers pessimistic on race, sexual harassment

A poll on New Yorkers' attitudes on racism and sexual harassment show that many believe society has a way to go to improve things. The Siena College...
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Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:14am
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Cuomo's budget expected to be grim

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his budget Tuesday, and the news is not expected to be good. The state faces an over $4.4 billion budget gap, as well as...
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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:37am
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Sexual harassment charges against senator reveal flaws in reporting systems

Shortly after sexual harassment allegations against Senate Independent Democratic Leader Jeff Klein emerged, numerous people started calling for an...
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Thu, 01/11/2018 - 3:17pm
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