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"Tough decisions" ahead for NY's budget

The state’s Comptroller is siding with Governor Cuomo over concerns that federal health care cuts will damage New York’s budget, but he says the...
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Fri, 10/13/2017 - 7:48am
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Cuomo will now return all donations from Harvey Weinstein

Governor Cuomo now says he’s returning all of the money donated to his campaign from disgraced film executive Harvey Weinstein. Cuomo initially returned...
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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 4:47pm
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NY starts new tax-free savings accounts for the disabled

The state comptroller has announced that New York is joining 28 other states in offering a program that will help parents with disabled children save...
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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:58am
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Cuomo sticks with partial return of Weinstein donations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s returning some of the money donated to his campaign from disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein, but says he can’t give back...
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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:26am
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Ballot proposition to strip pensions from convicted lawmakers has time limit

New Yorkers have the power on Nov. 7 to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions. But the proposal...
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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:55pm
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SUNY committee adopts controversial charter school teaching requirements

Some of the state’s top-ranking education officials are condemning a vote by a State University of New York committee that would weaken regulations for...
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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:45pm
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Cuomo's stepped-up national profile leads to inevitable talk of 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is more prominent on the national stage these days, leading some to wonder whether he is running for president. In Cuomo’s...
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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:39am
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State leaders continue to rail against federal tax plan

The tax overhaul plan proposed by President Donald Trump and now being considered in Congress would end the deduction on federal income tax forms for...
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Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:28pm
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Cuomo says Columbus Day and honoring Native Americans not mutually exclusive

Governor Andrew Cuomo weighed in on the controversy over Christopher Columbus when he marched in New York City’s annual Columbus Day parade. Cuomo, who...
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Mon, 10/09/2017 - 9:04am
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Support fades for constitutional convention

A new poll finds waning support for a constitutional convention in New York. The issue is on the ballot in November. The Siena College poll finds that...
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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 1:24pm
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