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GOP has short list of potential candidates for governor

The 2018 election season is beginning, but state Republicans are still trying to settle on a strong candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo,...
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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:26am
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Senate Republicans push tax cut agenda

Republicans in the State Senate say that, despite the over $4 billion dollar structural deficit, taxes need to be cut further and a property tax cap...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:58am
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Comptroller DiNapoli predicts "problematic" budget season

The state’s Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, warns of a “problematic” budget season, as the state faces a structural deficit, changes to the federal tax code,...
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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:03am
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New York's legislative session begins with concern over economy, taxes

Monday was the first full day of session in the New York State legislature, and lawmakers have a lot to contend with, including a multi billion dollar...
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Mon, 01/08/2018 - 1:00pm
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Would Cuomo's idea for a payroll tax work?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in his State of the State speech this week, floated the idea of converting the state income tax to a payroll tax to help reverse the...
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Fri, 01/05/2018 - 8:37am
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Corruption trials in '18 could spur reform

2018 will be a year of criminal trials for former associates of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as well as former leaders of the Legislature. Reform groups say they...
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Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:42pm
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Cuomo, in State of State address, warns of challenges from Washington

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in his eighth State of the State speech, told lawmakers that 2018 will be the “most challenging” year, and he said they will have to...
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Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:07am
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Cuomo delivers eighth State of the State address Wednesday

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Wednesday, kicking off a challenging year of budget deficits and re-election races. Cuomo...
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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:05pm
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Cuomo faces challenges in 2018 and beyond

Governor Cuomo has not officially announced a candidacy for a third term, but has told everyone he’s planning to run next year. But it’s hard to talk...
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Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:24am
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Cuomo offers limited option to shield taxpayers from effect of federal law

Governor Cuomo, responding to the end to state and local tax deductions in the federal tax law, has issued an emergency order to allow New Yorkers who...
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Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:03am
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