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Comptroller: Wall Street profits are up

Wall Street profits are up by one-third over the same period last year, the New York state comptroller said. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said the gain of ...
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Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:57am
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New York, California governors team up against tax overhaul

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a conference call with California Gov. Jerry Brown, singled out two New York GOP congressmen for criticism after they...
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Fri, 10/27/2017 - 1:26pm
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State lawmakers less certain that they will hold a special session

New York’s leaders are continuing to struggle with actions in Congress on the federal budget and tax overhaul that could adversely affect the state’s...
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Thu, 10/26/2017 - 3:58pm
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Debunking some myths about New York's ballot questions

There’s some misinformation on social media regarding a key ballot item in next month’s elections on whether to hold a constitutional convention. New...
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Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:57am
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Cuomo: ‘Dangerous loophole’ in Clean Indoor Air Act closed

New Yorkers who use e-cigarettes will have to comply with the same limits on smoking cigarettes in public, now that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill...
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Tue, 10/24/2017 - 1:36pm
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NY's top 2 Dems team up against federal tax changes

The state’s governor and senior senator teamed up Monday to urge New York’s congressional delegation to oppose a provision in the federal tax overhaul...
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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 1:00pm
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Prop 3 on the November ballot spurs rare show of unity

We walk up the trail to the summit of Hadley Mountain in the southern Adirondacks, fallen leaves crunching underfoot. The wind picks up a bit as we...
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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 1:04pm
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Cuomo condemns federal tax overhaul as Pence visits WNY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined other New York Democrats in condemning the federal tax overhaul plan in the wake of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to...
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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:08pm
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Opponents of a Constitutional Convention outspend supporters

A wide variety of groups have spent over $1.3 million dollars to urge voters to vote no on holding a Constitutional Convention. The opponents have far...
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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:16pm
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NY's attorney general goes to court over Trump health care subsidy cut

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is going to court to fight President Donald Trump’s decision to end subsidies for low-income Americans who...
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Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:54pm
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