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Sen. Liz Krueger speaks about sexual harassment cases

Democratic state Sen. Liz Krueger spoke to WXXI’s Karen DeWitt about sexual harassment cases now rocking the country, including the case of state...
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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:39am
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Cuomo urged to sign bill to strengthen FOIL

Twenty state and national groups supporting a bill that would strengthen the state’s Freedom of Information Law are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the...
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Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:46am
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Assemblyman sanctioned for sexual harassment denies charges

A state Assemblyman has been sanctioned by the Assembly Ethics Committee for allegedly sexually harassing a staff member. Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin...
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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:08pm
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Will N.Y. Senate Democrats finally unite?

The state Democratic Party, led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is offering carrots and sticks to two rival factions of Democrats in the state Senate in an effort...
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Tue, 11/28/2017 - 1:46pm
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Senate tax plan incenses anti-poverty advocates

The Congressional Budget Office report released Sunday finds that the Senate tax overhaul bill harms the poorest Americans even more than originally...
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Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:25pm
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NY leaders say Senate tax bill even worse for state

Now that the US House of Representatives has voted for a tax overhaul plan that some state leaders say will harm New York, the action moves to the...
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Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:28am
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Several New York interests decry House tax vote

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is slamming the tax overhaul plan passed Thursday by the House of Representatives, saying it will be “poison” to New York. Businesses,...
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Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:12pm
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Advocates renew push for reform after corruption scandal

Several corruption trials are set for 2018 after a scandal involving nine of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s former associates who worked on his administration’s...
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Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:05am
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2018 state budget to be challenging

Two reports issued in recent days indicate that Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be facing his most difficult budget in seven years. The midyear financial report...
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Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:12pm
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Ending historic tax credits would harm cities, says Cuomo official

The state’s top economic development official says a plan in Congress to eliminate the historic tax credit program would harm efforts to revitalize...
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Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:39am
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