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DiNapoli on New York's Fiscal Health

DiNapoli on New York's Fiscal Health

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli discusses the recently passed state budget.

Environmental groups say 'no' to incinerator ash dump

Environmental groups say 'no' to incinerator ash dump

Proposal would be near shore of Hudson.

Budget Analysis

Budget Analysis

Congestion pricing, plastic bag ban in agreement.

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State Legislature stays out of fracking, for now

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

​Governor Cuomo is indicating he may very soon release a plan to begin limited hydrofracking in New York, but the state legislature left for the summer without acting on any legislation that would speed up the process, or slow it down.

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NYSSBA Executive Director discusses teacher evaluation bill

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It was a struggle but last week the legislature and Governor Cuomo came to an agreement on a teacher evaluation bill.

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New York reaction to health care decision

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New York’s politicians and major health care providers are applauding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s health care law.

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Cuomo drops goals to achieve calm end of legislative session

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The just concluded 2012 legislative session brought mixed results for Governor Cuomo, who is in his second year as governor.

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Low turnout expected at Tuesday's primaries

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There are a number of primary elections on Tuesday federal posts, including for Congress and the US Senate, and turn out is expected to be very low.

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Issues left hanging as session ends

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The legislative session that’s concluding in Albany seems to be more about what’s not getting done that what is getting accomplished.

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New York NOW wins State Broadcasters Association Award

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New York NOW won its first ever New York State Broadcasters award this week at the association’s annual dinner.

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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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