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Gillibrand looks to revive struggling presidential campaign

Gillibrand looks to revive struggling presidential campaign

New York Senator spends a week campaigning in NH.

McCall reflects on historic career

McCall reflects on historic career

First African-American statewide official.

Abandoned cemeteries becoming a fiscal issue for towns

Abandoned cemeteries becoming a fiscal issue for towns

Annual fund from budget almost depleted.

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Cuomo signs bill to combat climate change

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed into law a bill that could greatly reduce greenhouse gases in New York. He was joined by former Vice President Al Gore, a long-time activist against climate change.

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This week on NYN: New NYRA President Dave O'Rourke

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CEO discusses Cuomo's support, Saratoga meet, and new Belmont project

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Cuomo signs farmworkers rights bill

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a farmworkers’ rights bill into law Wednesday that will for the first time give the workers benefits other employees get, including time off and overtime pay.

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Education Commissioner Elia unexpectedly resigns

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The state’s education commissioner, MaryEllen Elia abruptly resigned Monday, taking members of the state Board of Regents by surprise.

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Watchdog group questions state's delayed Medicaid payment

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A budget watchdog group says New York’s budgeters used a sleight of hand to make it to seem as though the state was adhering to a legal cap on the growth of health care spending, by shifting a Medicaid payment from last fiscal year to this year.

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Cuomo signs pay equity bills

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Governor Andrew Cuomo used the occasion of the ticker-tape parade for the US women’s soccer team in Manhattan to sign two bills that will make it easier for women in New York to receive pay that is equal to men’s salaries.

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Gillibrand looks to revive struggling presidential campaign

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New York Senator spends a week campaigning in NH

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Cuomo continues to question safeguards in new immigrant driver's license law

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The first lawsuit has been filed against New York’s new law to permit undocumented immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses. Governor Andrew Cuomo condemned the legal proceeding but also continued to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the new law.

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Auto voter registration bill will have to wait until 2020

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A bill to allow automatic voter registration in New York failed in the final days of the legislative session, after a mistake in the language would have inadvertently allowed undocumented immigrants to vote.

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County clerks uncertain over implementing new drivers license law for undocumented immigrants

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New York’s County Clerks are meeting in Syracuse Monday to discuss a new law that requires county departments of motor vehicles to issue drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.

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