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Teachout teaches civics

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NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

NYN Podcast: Fred LeBrun on "extreme politics"

We discuss Cuomo, Trump, and 2020.

Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

LOWV stalwart is retiring.

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A domestic violence survivor's story, new bill proposes 'justice' for survivors

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Bill would give domestic violence survivors convicted of crimes related to abuse ‘justice'

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Cuomo calls Obama's gay marriage support a 'major advancement'

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Governor Cuomo, who won national praise and attention for championing the passage of same sex marriage in New York, calls President Obama’s support of gay marriage a “major advancement for equal rights in this country.”

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Sampson on 'evolving' same-sex marriage views

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President Barack Obama made news Wednesday, when he told Robin Roberts of ABC, that he believes 'same-sex couples should be able to get married.'

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Schools say living within tax cap comes at a cost

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On May 15th, voters across New York will go to the polls to consider school district budgets.

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Governor says minimum wage hike 'dubious'

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The Catholic Church as weighed in on raising the state’s minimum wage, but Governor Cuomo says the chances of an increase becoming law are “dubious.”

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Anti-fracking claims the upper PR hand

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Anti-fracking groups presented Governor Cuomo with 200,000 signatures asking for a ban on the gas drilling process in New York, and a State Senator predicts the opposition will have an effect on the governor.

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Governor says infrastructure panel will end a 'Bizarre' and 'Wasteful' situation

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Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed his second blue ribbon panel of the week- this time to oversee infrastructure and capital projects including road and bridge repairs for the state.

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Parties squabble over campaign finance reform

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Democrats and Republicans in the Sate Senate engaged in partisan squabbling over reform of the state’s campaign finance.

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Cuomo names education reform panel

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Governor Cuomo named a blue ribbon commission to look at the problems facing education in New York, instructing them to come back with an “action plan” not a “theoretical document.”

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What does the future hold for fracking in NY?

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Earth Day came and went in New York without too much discussion of what many environmentalists believe to be the biggest issue facing the state- when and where the gas drilling process known as hydrofracking will occur.

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