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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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LG nominee Hochul defends Cuomo, support for Buffalo

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The Democrats choice for lieutenant governor made her statewide debut today at Day Two of their convention.

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Watch: Comptroller DiNapoli, Hudson River Health

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Karen DeWitt discusses the health of our state finances with longtime State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

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Schneiderman discusses fantasy football, VW probes

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Watch our interview with two-term Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Skelos, Common Core and REDC awards

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This week we examine all the political news making headlines from Manhattan to the State Capitol.

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Top 10 most popular programs from 2015

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2015 will most be remembered for the shocking fall of both legislative leaders. Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos were both convicted on corruption charges in December.

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2015 Year in review

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It's time for our annual look back at the year in politics...a year dominated by legislative corruption.

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Groups call nuke plant bail out a 'tax' on ratepayers

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Some environmental groups say Governor Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion dollar bail out of three upstate nuclear power plants. They say the cost will be passed on to ratepayers.

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Is New York headed toward another budget gap?

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After several years of budget surpluses, New York state tax revenue is coming in at a lower-than-expected rate.

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Are Cuomo's steps to address alleged bid rigging enough?

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Governor Cuomo is making some changes to prevent any future bid rigging in some of his major economic development projects.

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Business group scorecard favors state Republicans

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The pro-business group Unshackle Upstate is out with its rankings of state legislators who are seeking re-election in November. As Karen DeWitt reports, Republicans did better than Democrats.

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Cuomo's top Economic Development official faces grilling by lawmakers

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A routine oversight hearing by the state Assembly turned testy when Governor Cuomo’s Economic Development Czar, Howard Zemsky, endured over two hours of questions about Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs, which are currently under federal investigation.

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Comptroller DiNapoli examines economic development initiatives

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Governor Andrew Cuomo's economic development programs have come under the microscope in 2016, most recently due to the underwhelming performance of Start-Up NY.

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Was the 2016 session bad for business?

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Business leaders, particularly those in Upstate New York, say the 2016 legislative session, which recently concluded, was the worst for small businesses in quite some time.

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Daily fantasy sports gambling advancing through legislature

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Two separate bills to legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports and some other forms of gambling are moving through the legislature, but anti gambling groups say they should be stopped.

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