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Cuomo says no need to further fix system that led to corruption convictions

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The second set of corruption convictions of former associates of Governor Cuomo has renewed calls to reform the governor’s multi-billion dollar economic development program that was at the heart of the bribery and bid-rigging cases. But Cuomo says the problem has already been fixed.

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Government study calls for legalizing Marijuana in New York

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Governor Cuomo released a study that finds the state could benefit by legalizing marijuana.

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Cuomo, facing critics, continues campaign to get Senate GOP to vote on abortion rights bill

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For the second day in a row, Governor Cuomo held rallies criticizing President Donald Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court and urging action on a measure that would protect the right to choose abortion in New York.

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Will New York end the tipped wage credit?

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Hear the arguments for and against.

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Closing arguments on Monday in corruption trial of former Cuomo associates

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The jury could begin deliberating as early as next Wednesday in the federal corruption trial of the former head of Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs, including the Buffalo Billion.

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New York's union leaders react to Janus decision

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New York’s union leaders are condemning the US Supreme Court decision which upheld the right of a worker not to pay union dues. But a newly passed state law might mitigate the effects of in Janus v AFSCME.

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Union leaders have harsh words for President and Supreme court after Janus ruling

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Some of New York’s union leaders had harsh words for President Trump and conservative judges on the US Supreme Court, in the wake of the ruling that sided with an Illinois worker who did not want to pay union dues, even though he benefited from union bargained contracts.

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One-on-one with Attorney General Underwood

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Discusses Trump Foundation lawsuit, travel ban

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Cuomo issues rules to better access public records, advocates question the motive

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Earlier this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new system for state government to respond to requests under the Freedom of Information law.

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Cuomo says state will try to provide services to separated immigrant children

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Governor Cuomo announced steps that New York officials will take to help detained immigrant children separated from their families, but says he isn’t getting a lot of details from the federal government

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Cuomo announces next step in Airtrain to LaGuardia airport

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Governor Cuomo signed legislation to begin mapping out a route for a train from major transit hubs in midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia airport.

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Miner running for governor

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Former Syracuse Mayor to run as independent

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Podcast: North Country Democrats do battle

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Lombardo, Ewart analyze #NY21 primary.

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GOP candidate for governor weighs in on immigrant children crisis

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The Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, says he agrees with incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo that President Trump’s policy of separating immigrants children from their parents is very wrong, but he says there are issues with caring for children in the State of New York that Cuomo is ignoring.

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Legislative session ends, but Cuomo threatens to call lawmakers back

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The 2018 legislative session ended quietly, as Democrats and Republicans in the legislature failed to agree on major issues and exited the Capitol until next January. Although Governor Cuomo is now leaving the door open to calling them back.

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