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Cuomo proposes early voting

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing early voting in New York as part of his State of the State message, due out Jan. 3. But a top aide to the governor said...
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Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:22pm
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Democrats pin hopes on state Senate control sometime in 2018

2018 might finally be the year that Democrats regain control of the state Senate. But they face a number of obstacles, and Republicans aren’t ready to...
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Wed, 12/20/2017 - 5:57am
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Retribution planned for New York Congress members who voted for the tax bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who’s vowed to lead a campaign against the state’s Republican Congressional representatives in the 2018 elections, has spent the...
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Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:28pm
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Tax vote draws mostly negative reviews from labor and business

The tax overhaul plan passed Tuesday in the House of Representatives is drawing a mostly negative reaction from the state’s union and business leaders....
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Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:37am
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Cuomo proposal to increase wages for tipped workers opposed by some businesses

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has instituted a minimum wage increase for most workers in the state, now wants to extend that rate to tipped workers,...
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Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:26pm
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Budget outlook is grim for 2018

With a projected multibillion-dollar deficit and looming federal changes that could cost the state billions more, the biggest obstacle in the upcoming...
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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 8:31am
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Cuomo says he'll fight to prevent passage of final tax bill in Congress

A ceremony to award economic development grants to regions of the state was overshadowed by developments on the federal tax overhaul plan in Washington,...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:59pm
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Cuomo proposes closing gun loophole in domestic violence laws

Governor Cuomo’s getting a head start on his State of the State proposals, and says he’ll propose a bill to close a loophole that allows some convicted...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:42pm
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Assembly GOP leader running for governor

There’s now one official candidate running for governor of New York in 2018, and that’s the Assembly’s Republican leader, Brian Kolb. He announced his...
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Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:17pm
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Two potential candidates for governor hold a civil discussion

At an event that’s become increasingly rare in state politics, two politicians from opposing parties sat down together and had a civil discussion about...
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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:43am
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