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Podcast: Breaking down NY19 Democrats

Podcast: Breaking down NY19 Democrats

TU's Rachel Silberstein analyzes large field.

Gianaris on Senate dysfunction, November election

Gianaris on Senate dysfunction, November election

Democrat in charge of regaining the majority.

Senate dysfunction returns

Senate dysfunction returns

This week on New York NOW a look at the 31-31 tie in the chamber.

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Richard Ravitch discusses the fiscal problems facing local governments

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The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government held two public policy forums called "The Municipal Fiscal Crisis: What It Is and What We Can Do To Combat It."

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Cuomo proposes empowering DA's to help fight political corruption

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Governor Cuomo and the state’s district attorneys are pushing for laws to make it easier to prosecute bribery and public corruption cases, in the wake of recent scandals in Albany.

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Cuomo's budget victory tour overshadowed by scandals in the legislature

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Governor Cuomo is on a statewide tour to promote the newly passed state budget, saying it shows that New York is functional again.

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NY Safe Act controversy

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Examination of the NY Safe Act & controversy surrounding it; 3 state legislators arrested.

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Smith scandal reverberates through state's political circles

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The Senator Malcolm Smith scandal is continuing to have repercussions in both political parties and in every level of the state’s government.

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Huge crowd for NY SAFE Act Forum in Finger Lakes

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Hundreds of residents from around the Finger Lakes town of Canandaigua turned out Wednesday night at an educational forum on the NY SAFE Act, the strict gun control law passed by Governor Cuomo and the legislature in January.

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Senator, others indicted in wide-ranging corruption scandal

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State Senator Malcolm Smith, a former Senate Majority Leader, has been arrested and indicted in a far reaching bribery and corruption scandal.

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Budget analysis at the Reporters Roundtable

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For the third consecutive year, lawmakers and the governor were able to pass an on-time budget. Despite the feat, many lawmakers are not happy with the outcome or the process.

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Budget passed with unusual voting schedule

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The state budget was finished three days early, but lawmakers still found things to squabble about, including the timing of the voting sessions during a week where the holidays of two major religions converge.

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Weisenberg makes plea to stop OPWDD cuts

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The 2013-14 proposed state budget includes a $120 million worth of funding cuts for the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities.

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