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Election Day recap

Election Day recap

Lovett, Campbell help analyze.

A dead-end road out of the USA

A dead-end road out of the USA

Group in Plattsburgh seeks to aid refugees.

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Retiring Assembly Members reflect on their time in office

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As the legislative session ends, 3 lawmakers announce their plans to retire.

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New environmental coalition urges Cuomo to drop fracking plan

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The state’s major environmental groups have formed a new coalition, urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject a plan to begin hydro fracking in select counties in New York’s Southern Tier.

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Legislature to vote on disabled care reform deal

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The Assembly and Senate were to vote on legislation they say will curb abuses against disabled people in state care.

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A good plan for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River?

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The International Joint Commission is a bi-national organization that helps Canada and the U.S. manage their shared water. Here in New York, the IJC has put out a new proposal that would change the water levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.

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Senate forum questions status of big business advocacy group

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A hearing by Senate Democrats explored the influence of the controversial lobby group known as ALEC in New York State.

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8 session days left, many issues unresolved

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State lawmakers are due to end the 2012 legislative session in just about a week and a half.

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Ethics Committee holds hearing Thursday amid questions about lobby group associated with Cuomo

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One day before the state ethics commission is to hold hearings on new rules for lobbying disclosures, there are more revelations about a multi million dollar advocacy group associated with Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Committee to save New York controversy overshadows ethics hearing

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A lobby group closely associated with Governor Andrew Cuomo was the elephant in the room during a hearing by the state ethics commission on new rules for donor disclosure.

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Cuomo puts gambling and convention center agreement on hold

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Now that Governor Andrew Cuomo has confirmed that a deal with a major gambling company to build a convention center in Queens has fallen through, Cuomo says he’s opening up the bids to more companies.

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Cuomo moves to further decriminalize marijuana

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Governor Cuomo is proposing the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana found during police searches, to fix what he says is a “blatant inconsistency” in New York City’s controversial stop and frisk policy.

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