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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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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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Cuomo for President in 2016?

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Our experts discuss Cuomo's response to talk that he will run for President in 2016.

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Cuomo shifts to new phase of government

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Governor Cuomo cast further doubt on issues like campaign finance reform and increasing the states minimum wage to become law this year, and says he’s “shifting” to a new phase of governing instead.

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Cuomo casts doubt on success of remaining session issues

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Governor Cuomo says he has some goals for the rest of the legislative session, including reforming the campaign finance system and possibly raising the state’s minimum wage.

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Republican Congressman Gibson: 'We've earned a second term'

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Redistricting for incumbent Congressional members here in 2012 means some big changes for some of New York’s delegation.

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Assembly advances campaign finance reform

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The State Assembly has introduced a bill to permit for the first time in New York State voluntary public financing of some election campaigns.

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Groups spend $1.5m to press campaign finance reform

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With just two months left in the legislative session, advocates of campaign finance reform are pressing Governor Cuomo and the legislature to adopt a New York City style public financing system for the state.

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Why business groups want to dismantle New York's scaffold law

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A coalition of small business groups says one of their top priorities is changing a 19th century New York labor law that relates to scaffolding and worker safety.

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Lawmakers show support at NARAL Pro-Choice lobby day

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On Tuesday, NARAL Pro-Choice had their annual lobby day in Albany.

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Senate Democrats press minimum wage hike

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Democrats in the State Senate held a forum promoting a hike in the state’s minimum wage, while a conservative group says there’s already a government program in place that boosts the earnings of low wage workers well above the current minimum standard.

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