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Regents call for $2 billion in additional school aid

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A committee of the state Board of Regents recommends spending $2.1 billion more dollars on schools in the new state budget, saying it’s time to continue an effort begun a decade ago to funnel more money to the state’s poorest school districts.

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Immigrants push for New York DREAM Act

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The NY DREAM Act - legislation aimed at helping young immigrants pay for higher education.

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Bloomberg and Nolan clash on education

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Queens Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan got into a fairly heated exchange today at the joint budget hearing in Albany.

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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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Secession rally held in Upstate New York

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On an overcast, humid day in the Southern Tier village of Brainbridge, around 150-200 residents rallied to hear speakers rail on a number of different issues.

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Budget passes, debate continues

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A big part of Andrew Cuomo's legacy as governor has been his ability to get an on-time budget after years of late spending plans.

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2015 session to focus on rent laws, teacher performance

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The legislative session is off to a subdued start, with the governor’s State of the State message delayed for two weeks.

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The Top 10 most viewed programs of 2014

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It's that time of year where everyone takes a look back at 2014 before heading into a new year.

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Camara Pushes for Dream Act

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This past weekend marked the annual conference for the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican legislators.

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Our top 10 episodes of 2013

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As each year passes, we like to take a look back and share what our online viewers liked the most from our weekly program.

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Queens Senator Peralta urges for inclusion of Dream Act in budget

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Queens State Senator Jose Peralta urges for inclusion of the New York Dream Act in budget.

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Cuomo's announces 30 day budget amendments

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Governor Cuomo made several changes to his budget plan in 30 day amendments.

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Pulitzer-winner Caro discusses ongoing LBJ biography series

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Pulitzer-winner Robert Caro discusses biographies of LBJ and master builder Robert Moses.

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