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One-on-one with Speaker Heastie

One-on-one with Speaker Heastie

Discusses tax cap, pot legalization, Cuomo criticism.

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Pied-à-terre tax floundering in state budget

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A tax on high-end luxury apartments in New York City is floundering in the state budget.

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The push against legalized marijuana

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Sheriffs' Association, PTA say no weed in budget

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Public campaign finance measure struggling to gain ground in Albany

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A push to enact a statewide system of public campaign finance for political races appears to be floundering in New York.

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March Madness comes to the Capitol!

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Vote which legislator has the best voice

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One-on-one with Speaker Heastie

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Discusses tax cap, pot legalization, Cuomo criticism

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Cuomo and his aides warn of a deeper budget crunch

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With just a little over two weeks to go before the state budget is due, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top budget officials say they have to revise their spending proposal, now that President Donald Trump has released a budget plan that they say could devastate New York’s health care system.

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New York Attorney General James says agreement reached on closing double jeopardy "loophole"

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New York’s Attorney General, Tish James, says she’s reached an agreement with the state legislature to amend the state’s double jeopardy laws to make it easier to go after people accused of crimes in New York, even if a President pardons them.

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Sniping between Democrat Cuomo and Senate Democrats as budget deadline nears

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Budget talks are intensifying in Albany as the deadline nears, and they are revealing tensions and divides between the Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo and the all- democratic state legislature.

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Cuomo predicts legal pot won't be part of the budget, but luxury apartment tax will be

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With three weeks to go until the April 1 budget deadline, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is drawing some lines in the sand on items he says need to be in the spending plan.

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Senate, Assembly to release their versions of the budget

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The Senate and Assembly are due to release their own versions of the state budget next week. They come as Governor Andrew Cuomo is demanding that a number of unrelated provisions are included in the spending plan. Without them, he threatens, the budget could be late.

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