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Podcast: North Country Democrats do battle

Podcast: North Country Democrats do battle

Lombardo, Ewart analyze #NY21 primary.

Poor People's Campaign: 40 days of action

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Diaz to IDC: you’ve vindicated the 'Four Amigos’

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This week we learned that the Independent Democratic Conference, who broke away from the rest of the Democrats after the 2010 elections, will form a coalition government with the GOP.

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Senate Democrats say alliance with GOP would be a 'disservice'

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State Senate Democrats say it would be a “disservice” to the people of the state if a group of breakaway Senate Democrats agreed to sit with Republicans in the Senate, instead of Democrats.

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Poll finds New Yorkers believe in climate change

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A new poll finds that, in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, more than two thirds of New Yorkers say they now believe in climate change.

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Assembly GOP leader wants to merge Thruway Authority with State Government

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The leader of the Assembly Republicans is proposing to do away with the state’s Thruway Authority and merge it into the state Department of Transportation, in an attempt to avoid excessive toll hikes.

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DEC says no fracking decision before health review is done

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The Cuomo Administration says it won’t be ruling on whether to allow hydrofracking in New York until an on going health review is finished.

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Reaction to new fracking delay

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A legal expert says that the Cuomo Administration’s decision to delay a decision on whether to allow hydrofracking in New York for another 90 days makes sense. Meanwhile, some health care professionals say a review underway on the health effects of fracking is a sham.

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Engineering better lighting

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During the darkest days of the year artificial lighting is more important than ever.

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Cuomo: state to miss fracking deadline set for Thursday

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The state’s environmental agency confirms it will miss a key deadline and delay approval of hydro fracking in New York once again.

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A tour of the hard-hit Rockaways

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Take a tour of the hard-hit Rockaways as the community rallies after Superstorm Sandy.

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Study finds rich get richer, the rest decline

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A union funded think tank finds that New York has the greatest income disparity in the nation.

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