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Public campaign finance could take a while in New York

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Public campaign financing could be coming to New York by the end of this year, now that Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature have created a commission to come up with a plan.

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Cuomo signs plastic bag ban

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As Earth Day was celebrated Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that bans single-use plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail shops in New York State.

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MERIT Scholarship expanded after GOP pushback

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Bill Mahoney and Rick Karlin join us for analysis.

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Trump orders may limit states’ power to block pipelines

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Demand for natural gas is growing across the Northeast. Meanwhile, natural gas production is booming in Pennsylvania.

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March Madness comes to the Capitol!

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Vote which legislator has the best voice

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This week on NYN: Budget Analysis

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Congestion pricing, plastic bag ban in agreement

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Fate of public campaign finance uncertain as Cuomo aides feud with 3 female Democratic lawmakers

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The push for a public campaign finance system for New York’s politicians heated up as a feud erupted between three young female lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aides.

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State lawmakers aim to curb robocalls

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When state lawmakers return later this month for a post budget session , there are a number of issues that they hope to tackle, including trying to curb the number of robocalls New Yorkers receive on their phones.

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Commission to look at end to fusion voting

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A commission to examine a public campaign finance system for state wide elections in New York may also look at whether to continue the state’s practice of what’s known as fusion voting.

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Lawmakers pull all nighter to meet budget deadline

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The spending plan represents a compromise where not everyone is completely happy.

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Lawmakers in marathon Sunday voting session to meet budget deadline

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The New York State legislature was busy at work on Sunday, passing bills to try to make the midnight budget deadline.

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Budget deadline is here

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On-time budget likely at this point

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Cuomo defends fundraiser

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Governor Cuomo continued to defend his choice to hold a $25,000 a plate fundraiser attended by key lobbyists two weeks before the budget is due, saying he supports public campaign financing.

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Pied-à-terre tax floundering in state budget

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A tax on high-end luxury apartments in New York City is floundering in the state budget.

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The push against legalized marijuana

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Sheriffs' Association, PTA say no weed in budget

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