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President Trump's tax proposal could spell a tax increase for some New Yorkers

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

President Trump’s plan is so far just a one page outline, but it’s already raising some red flags for New York’s political leaders.

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Four regional councils win big, but no one goes home empty-handed

Last Updated by Marie Cusick on

Last summer, when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of ten new regional economic development councils, his emphasis was on competition.

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Hearings over, lawmakers set to take on budget

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

The legislature has finished it’s hearings on Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal, and will be ready to start crafting a spending plan once they return from the President’s Day break.

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5 simple tips for Albany from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

Last Updated by Marie Cusick on

Communities all over the world are vying to become "the next Silicon Valley" and New York's Capital District is no exception.

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New York City voters may decide upstate gambling expansion

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

This November, voters will get a chance to decide whether to expand gambling in upstate New York.

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Watch now: "Buffalo Billion" transparancy; TZB politics

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We travel up and down the state for this week's program as we discuss some of the pressing matters from the lower Hudson Valley all the way up to Western New York.

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Wine store sues the State Liquor Authority

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Our feature story focuses on a battle between a popular Capital Region wine store and the State Liquor Authority.

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Saranac store bucks big box trend

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Saranac Lake residents eschew 'big box store' trend and build their own retail store.

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Alain Kaloyeros, key figure in Cuomo's economic programs, no longer at center of decision making

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

Until recently, Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, director of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, has been the darling of the Cuomo administration.

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Should NY create a "rooftop highway" for the North Country?

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We examine the argument for and against the "Rooftop Highway."

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What to do with 'zombie properties?'

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One of the biggest challenges for small upstate cities like Schenectady or Troy can be the abundance of "zombie properties" or residences that have long since been abandoned.

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Counties want more info from state on waning sales tax revenues

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

Counties across New York are concerned over reports that sales tax collections are plummeting, they are asking Governor Cuomo’s tax department for a more detailed explanation.

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Jobs report shows upstate economy still needs work

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

Governor Cuomo has been making frequent trips to upstate cities this summer, touting his success in reviving the regions’ faltering economy.

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Business groups predict $15 min wage will have unintended consequences

Last Updated by Karen DeWItt on

Governor Cuomo’s labor commissioner is likely in the next few days to finalize a phased in hike in the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast food workers.

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Cuomo signs end-of-session bills

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With the legislative session over, we’re keeping you up to date on the bills that are being signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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