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Town Hall with Congressman John Faso

Town Hall with Congressman John Faso

A Town Hall conversation with Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook).

Analyzing the Faso town hall

Analyzing the Faso town hall

Audience peppers questions to congressman.

Cuomo’s Post-Budget Victory Tour

Cuomo’s Post-Budget Victory Tour

We examine the post-budget victory tour by Andrew Cuomo.

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End of Session Issues

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The budget is finished, but how much more will the legislature accomplish before the end of session in June?

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Legislature returns for part two of the session

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State lawmakers are due back at the Capitol Monday, following a two-week break after they passed a budget that contained numerous other items, like free public college tuition for some middle-class students and an expansion of ride-hailing services.

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Report finds delays in oil spill clean ups in New York

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Environmental advocates say that New York State officials could do a better job of cleaning up pollution sites caused by the fossil fuels industry that they say in some cases, have dragged on for decades. Cuomo’s environmental aides defend their record.

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Top Cuomo aid defends free tuition program requirements

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Governor Cuomo’s budget director is among those defending the state’s new free public college tuition program for some middle-class students, after a week of criticism from the left and the right of the political spectrum.

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Future of ethics reform an open question

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Did passage of the state budget signal the end of Albany’s legislative session for 2017, or will other matters, including ethics reform, get done before the lawmakers adjourn in June?

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New York's free tuition for some students gets blow back

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A residency requirement for college students seeking free tuition at New York’s public colleges is drawing criticism. Governor Cuomo defends the late addition to the plan, approved as part of the state budget earlier this month.

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Analyzing the Faso town hall

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Audience peppers questions to congressman.

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Chief Judge Roberts in Troy

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Doesn't want cameras in Supreme Court.

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Budget Impasse Turns to Agreement

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Cuomo announces deal Friday night.

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Lawmakers headed toward late budget

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State lawmakers are still trying to negotiate a state budget deal, but are heading toward a late budget. The state Senate around 4 PM adjourned for the day, saying they would come back when there was something to vote on.

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