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A look back at the political debate across New York

A look back at the political debate across New York

Healthcare debated in North Country, "lulus" for IDC.

Closer look: Ridesharing comes to New York

Closer look: Ridesharing comes to New York

Take a deep dive into what it means for consumers.

Interview: Wall Street trader-turned-journalist on rural America's support for Trump

Interview: Wall Street trader-turned-journalist on rural ...

Discusses cross-country trip through downtrodden towns.

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Senate faction tries to change the subject

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After an embarrassing controversy over stipend payments, the beleaguered group of breakaway Democrats in the state Senate are trying to change the subject.

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Should cat declawing be illegal?

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One Assemblywoman thinks so.

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Ride sharing services in New York may come even sooner

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The state is one step closer to having ride-hailing services available before the Fourth of July, now that the state Senate has passed a bill to speed up when companies like Uber and Lyft will be allowed to operate outside of New York City.

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Senators still answering questions on stipend payments

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Senators continue to answer questions on payments for committee posts that the senators did not actually hold

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Controversy grows over Senate stipends

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Several Senators who are part of a breakaway group of Democrats known as the Independent Democratic Conference were paid extra stipends – ranging from $12,500 to $18,000 a year -for serving on various Senate committees controlled by the Majority Party Republicans.

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A look back at the political debate across New York

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Healthcare debated in North Country, "lulus" for IDC.

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Schools expected to stay within tax cap in May 16th vote

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School districts across the state are holding votes on their budgets next Tuesday, May 16th.

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Cuomo's new ad fuels 2020 speculation

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A new online ad featuring Governor Cuomo and promoting tolerance has once again fueled talk that New York’s Governor may be planning a Presidential run. There are some questions, though, about the ad and its donors.

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Hope for reform of economic development contracts

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One of the top remaining issues before the legislature adjourns for the summer is fixing problems in the state’s economic development contracts. That’s after a scandal led to federal corruption charges against nine former associates of Governor Cuomo.

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Aid-in-dying debate returns to Capitol

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Leaders signal it won't be voted on.

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