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Police misconduct records, public campaign finance

Police misconduct records, public campaign finance

Will state lawmakers repeal a controversial civil rights law that protects police misconduct records?

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New York Attorney General sues Juul

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New York’s Attorney General is suing Juul, the nation’s largest manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, saying the “deceptive and misleading marketing of its e-cigarettes” has contributed to the youth vaping epidemic in New York State.

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State Board Investigates Maternal Mortality

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According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control, about 700 women die each year in the United States from pregnancy-related complications. Three out of five of those deaths, the CDC says, are preventable.

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This Week on New York NOW: Maternal Mortality, JCOPE & Cuomo

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Did the state ethics commission illegally leak information to Gov. Cuomo concerning the fate of his former aid, Joe Percoco?

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Commissioners disagree on best way to devise public campaign finance

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Some members of a commission that’s creating the rules for a public campaign finance system for state elected offices are concerned that the plans being developed would be too favorable to incumbent politicians.

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Cuomo signs 14 bills to help Veterans, says it's "great" that President Trump also was there

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo marched in the Veterans Day parade in New York City. He mostly avoided President Donald Trump, who also spoke at the event.

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Cuomo pledges state’s commitment to aiding veterans and honoring their legacy

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Governor Andrew Cuomo marked Veterans Day 2019 by announcing the signing of a package of fourteen bills to expand benefits and programs for New York veterans and active service members.

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Federal judge dismisses challenge to law granting drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants

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A challenge to New York’s law that would allow undocumented immigrants to apply for standard driver’s licenses was thrown out in a federal court.

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Prosecutors say they need more money to carry out criminal justice law changes

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State prosecutors say without more money, they are going to have difficulties carrying out some criminal justice reform changes that begin in January.

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There's concern that a public campaign finance commission is headed in the wrong direction

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Reform groups say they are dismayed with the direction of a commission appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to implement a public campaign finance system for state elected offices.

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This Week on New York NOW: Police misconduct records, public campaign finance

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Will state lawmakers repeal a controversial civil rights law that protects police misconduct records?

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