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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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Cuomo school aid hike doesn't please everyone

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Governor Cuomo is proposing an increase in school aid of over three-quarters of a billion dollars or around 3% from last year, but some say that’s not enough to meet school districts’ rising costs.

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Cuomo releases bill to end carried interest loophole

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Governor Cuomo introduced legislation to end what’s known as the carried interest loophole, a measure long sought by the left of the governors’ Democratic Party.

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Cuomo calls out GOP Senators who can't recall Trump's use of vulgar word

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Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the annual Martin Luther King Day event at the Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, mocked Republican senators who now say they can’t recall President Trump uttering a vulgarity during the meeting at the White House on immigration.

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Cuomo tax restructure plan offers options

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A report by Governor Cuomo’s tax department lists ways that New Yorkers could get around the loss of some of their state and local tax deductions under the new law. But all of them come with complications.

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Poll finds New Yorkers pessimistic on race, sexual harassment

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A poll on New Yorker’s attitudes on racism and sexual harassment shows that many believe society has a ways to go to improve things.

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Senator accused of sexual harassment says he expects to be "vindicated"

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State Senator Jeff Klein, a Bronx Democrat, spoke publicly for the first time since an investigation has begun into allegations that he sexually harassed a female staffer.

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Cuomo proposes new taxes, tax restructuring in new budget

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Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a $168 billion dollar budget plan that would close an over $4 billion dollar gap by reducing some spending and imposing tax increases on health insurers, big businesses, and prescription opioid users, among others. Cuomo says he also wants to look into legalizing marijuana in New York.

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Trouble hits Albany early in 2018

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Corruption, harassment in the news again.

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Senate IDC Leader denies allegations of forcible kissing

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The leader of the Independent Democrats in the Senate denies that he forcibly kissed a former staffer, and says he intends to remain as leader of the breakaway Democratic faction.

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Senate Republicans push tax cut agenda

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Republicans in the State Senate say that, despite the over, $4 billion dollar structural deficit, taxes need to be cut further and a property tax cap must be made permanent.

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Comptroller DiNapoli predicts "problematic" budget season

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The state’s Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, warns of a “problematic” budget season, as the state faces a structural deficit, changes to the federal tax code, and uncertainty over continued funding from Washington.

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New York's legislative session begins with concern over economy, taxes

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Monday was the first full day of session in the New York State legislature, and lawmakers have a lot to contend with, including a multi billion dollar budget deficit.

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REWIND: Our State of the State coverage

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Cuomo's longest address to date.

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