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Sanders joins Cuomo to unveil free college plan

01/04/2017 9:45 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

New York (AFP) – New York’s governor unveiled a proposal Tuesday to make public colleges tuition free for low and middle-income students, an idea championed by

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Schneiderman calls Cuomo bill “likely unconstitutional” and “a distraction”

12/23/2016 12:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is speaking out against a recently proposed bill by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling it “a distraction” and “likely unconstitutional” in a

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NY AG Schneiderman supports NYC purging ID records

12/21/2016 2:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

In a brief filed Tuesday, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman supported New York City in a lawsuit regarding data collected by the municipal ID card program,

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Felder and Golden demand more changes to 421-a

12/14/2016 3:43 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Brooklyn State Sens. Simcha Felder and Marty Golden are calling for more changes to 421-a, the beleaguered real estate tax break that expired at the

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How did Sheldon Silver, out of office for all 2016, spend more this election cycle than any other NY pol?

12/13/2016 1:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Politico reports that Sheldon Silver, former New York Assembly speaker, spent at least $3.6 million dollars of campaign funds since Dec. 2014, despite having resigned

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AG Schneiderman: voting problems ‘widespread, systemic and unacceptable’

12/06/2016 4:45 PM Updated: 1 month ago

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a report today in response to unhappiness with how primary elections were conducted in the state. In a statement, Schneiderman said

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NYS releases list of boycotted BDS companies

12/05/2016 1:59 PM Updated: 1 month ago

By Executive Order 157, signed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo, the state government cannot do any business with companies that participate in the Boycott,

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Gillibrand Objects as Trump Taps ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis for Defense Secretary

12/02/2016 9:00 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  Cincinnati (AFP) – US President-elect Donald Trump said he has picked the tough-talking retired general James Mattis to be his defense secretary as he soaked

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New York Expands Medical Marijuana Access

11/23/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  The New York State Department of Health announced that nurse practitioners will soon be able to prescribe medical marijuana for severely ill patients. “Nearly 19,000

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(Video) Mayor de Blasio Delivers Public Address

11/23/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Starting at 16:00, Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the public by beginning with thanking the First Lady Michelle Obama for her love, explaining how New

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Residents in Upstate New York Facing Water Crisis

11/22/2016 6:40 PM Updated: 2 months ago

    Hoosick Falls residents gathered at the Capitol in Albany yesterday to protest the ongoing water crisis in their village and demand Gov. Cuomo to

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Trump to Change Fraud Laws, but AG Schneiderman Will Fight Him

11/17/2016 4:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  New York has been using the Martin Act for over a decade to prosecute financial fraud and improprieties. Given the preeminence of New York City

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Former Cuomo Aide to Leave Port Authority

11/17/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Port Authority Vice-chair Steve Cohen, a former Gov. Andrew Cuomo aid, has been absent at today’s executive Port Authority meetings, and Politico is reporting today

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This Is the Conflict That Could Stall 421-a, Again

11/16/2016 6:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  A conflict on union wages derailed reinstatement of the 421-a tax rebate back in January, stifling new building in New York City. After much negotiation,

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Graffiti Warns Ramapo Residents: “No Jews” in New Homes

11/14/2016 3:31 PM

  Police are investigating an alleged hate crime today after a Rampao resident reported anti-Semitic graffiti. The graffiti was found on Carteret Dr. in northeast Ramapo,

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State Police Investigating Anti-Semitic Trump Graffiti as Hate Crime

11/14/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 2 months ago

  Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the State Police and the State Division of Human Rights are investigating an alleged hate crime in Wellsville,

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Cuomo Offers New York as a ‘Refuge’ From Trump’s America

11/13/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago
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Builders, Cuomo Celebrate 421-a Reinstatement

11/11/2016 12:24 PM

Politicians and lobbyists in Albany have reached a deal to reinstate the 421-a tax credit, which encourages developers to build affordable housing. The credit has lapsed for

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State Senate Stays Republican

11/09/2016 9:00 AM Updated: 2 months ago

  Although vote counts are not yet final, it appears that the New York State Senate is staying Republican, with the GOP having won 32 of

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Trump is not a True New Yorker, Implies Cuomo

10/31/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A county Democratic dinner was held in Queens on Thursday, where Cuomo took the opportunity to slam the GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, claiming that he