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Budget Address coverage

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Review Cuomo's spending plan

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One-on-one with budget director Robert Mujica

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Describes challenges facing New York.

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Trump's tax plan could disrupt NY's taxation system

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New York’s Democratic lawmakers are vowing to fight President Trump’s tax overhaul proposal, perhaps even in court. Meanwhile, a think tank’s analysis finds some middle-class New Yorkers could actually save a small amount of money under the income tax portion of the plan.

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Comptroller reports Wall Street profits are up

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Wall Street profits are up by one third over the same period last year, says the New York State Comptroller. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the gain of $12.3 billion dollars is good news for New Yorkers with retirement accounts invested in the market, as well as the state’s pension fund.

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New York faces a budget deficit

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New York could be facing its first major shortfall in several years, partly due to falling tax collections and federal health care and other policy changes. That could leave the state with billions of fewer dollars in state aid.

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State's pension fund up, but Comptroller says warning signs on the horizon for New York finances

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There’s some good news and some bad news from the State Comptrollers’ office. The state’s nearly $200 billion dollar pension fund is doing well, thanks in part to the booming stock market, but there are some worrisome signs for the future of New York’s finances.

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Closer look: Ridesharing comes to New York

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A deep dive into what it means for consumers.

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Last-minute budget negotiating in Albany

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Former Cuomo aide Malatras joins us.

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Indian Point closing worries local community

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Plant set to shut down by 2021.

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Conference of Mayors against consolidation plan

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Call for increase in municipal aid.

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Wrapping up the political year

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Our Reporters Roundtable examines 2016.

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One house budget bills reject some of Cuomo's proposals, add new ones

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The next step in the state budget dance, both houses have released their versions of a state spending plan.

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What happens in New York if Obamacare is repealed?

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Health policy analyst Bill Hammond says the state could face significant financial hole.

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Cuomo's proposed Tier VI

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During Tuesday's unveiling of Andrew Cuomo's Executive Budget, he proposed adding a new Tier VI to the public pension system.

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Huge crowd for NY SAFE Act Forum in Finger Lakes

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Hundreds of residents from around the Finger Lakes town of Canandaigua turned out Wednesday night at an educational forum on the NY SAFE Act, the strict gun control law passed by Governor Cuomo and the legislature in January.

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