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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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Assembly moves to ban fracking for another year

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is one of the sponsors of a bill to ban fracking in New York at least until May of next year.

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Minimum wage increase faces hurdles

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State lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol later Wednesday following a two week break for the President’s Day holiday.

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Cuomo's announces 30 day budget amendments

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Governor Cuomo made several changes to his budget plan in 30 day amendments.

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Cuomo announces 30 day budget amendments

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Governor Cuomo made several changes to his budget plan in 30 day amendments. The amendments range from imposing a teacher evaluation plan on New York City, to cutting the cost of hunting licenses.

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Freshmen legislator's roundtable

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Three Capital Region representatives, Senator Kathy Marchione (R-Halfmoon), and Assembly members John McDonald (D-Cohoes) and Pat Fahy (D-Albany) sat down with us to talk about the ups and downs of the first six weeks of session.

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Grand Central turns 100

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We take a look back at the history of Grand Central, both the highs and lows, with two authors who have written new books on the structure.

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Hidden for a decade, mural revealed

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Concealed painting at State Education Building reveals educational opportunity.

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Tensions heighten between Cuomo Administration and State Comptroller over a budget analysis

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An argument erupted between the Cuomo Administration and the State Comptroller over the Governor’s budget plan, in a dispute that underscores existing tensions between the two.

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New York delays fracking decision again

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A February deadline on New York’s process to allow hydrofracking will be missed, with Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner now saying he needs more time to complete an on going health study.

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Dueling fracking filmmakers visit capitol

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Dueling pro and anti-fracking filmmakers held screenings and promotions for their films, as they await a decision by Governor Cuomo on whether fracking will go forward in New York.

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