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New York's top 2 Dems team up against federal tax changes

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The state’s governor and senior senator teamed up to urge New York’s Congressional delegation to oppose a provision in the federal tax overhaul plan that they say could be harmful to the state’s taxpayers and New York’s economy.

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Exact impact of Trump subsidy cuts unclear in New York

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The fall out continues from President Trump’s decision to end subsidies to health insurance companies to help lower-income Americans pay for their health insurance. But it’s still unclear what the exact impact will be in New York.

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Cuomo condemns federal tax overhaul as Pence visits western New York

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Governor Cuomo joined other New York Democrats in condemning the federal tax overhaul plan in the wake of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Western New York.

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Opponents of a Constitutional Convention outspend supporters

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A wide variety of groups have spent over $1.3 million dollars to urge voters to vote no on holding a Constitutional Convention. As Karen DeWitt reports, the opponents have far outspent a smaller number of advocates who urge a yes vote on the November ballot.

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Cuomo will now return all donations from Harvey Weinstein

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Governor Cuomo now says he’s returning all of the money donated to his campaign from disgraced film executive Harvey Weinstein.

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New York's Attorney General goes to court over Trump health care subsidy cut

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is going to court to fight President Trump’s decision to end subsidies for low-income Americans who get their health care through the Affordable Care Act health exchanges.

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Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

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Controversial Proposal 1 on November ballot.

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New York starts new tax free savings accounts for the disabled

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The State Comptroller has announced that New York joins 28 other states in offering a program that will help people disabled children save money for their future.

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Aid in Dying advocates bring petitions to Cuomo

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People who say the terminally ill should have a legal option to end their lives with medical aid presented petitions to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, asking that he and the legislature make that change.

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Cuomo sticks with partial return of Weinstein donations

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Governor Cuomo says he’s returning some of the money donated to his campaign from disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein but says he can’t give back all of it because it’s been spent.

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Cuomo's stepped up national profile lead to inevitable talk of 2020

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New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is more prominent on the national stage these days, leading some to wonder whether he is running for President.

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Ballot prop to strip pensions from convicted lawmakers has a time limit

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New Yorkers have the power on November 7th to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions.

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State leaders continue to rail against federal tax plan

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The tax overhaul plan proposed by President Trump and now being considered in Congress would end the deduction on federal income tax forms for state and local property taxes.

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Chris Gibson's new book on revitalizing America

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Former congressman talks reform, uniting country.

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Support fades for Constitutional Convention

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A new poll finds waning support for the holding of a constitutional convention in New York. The issue is on the ballot in November.

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