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Anti-vaccine rally draws hundreds in Albany

Anti-vaccine rally draws hundreds in Albany

RFK Jr. among the speakers outside the Capitol.

Senate Democrats "Stand Up" to President Trump

Senate Democrats "Stand Up" to President Trump

Bills take aim at his tax returns, possible pardons.

Families of limo crash victims push for more accountability

Families of limo crash victims push for more accountability

Senate hearing testimony focuses on Schoharie, LI incidents.

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Hochul votes 'no' on repealing Affordable Care Act

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The GOP-led United States House of Representatives once again voted to repeal President Obama’s Affordable Care Act today in Washington.

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Cuomo talks cyber bullying, campaign finance reform, fracking in public radio interview

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In an interview with public radio, Governor Cuomo comments on the anti-cyberbullying bill that he signed into law Monday, saying "it's amazing to me the power of the negativity and how it can hurt a young person."

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Governor offers some support for limited fracking

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Governor Andrew Cuomo offered some support to a plan to permit hydrofracking in New York in communities that welcome the gas drilling process.

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Cuomo's cabinet starts canal trip

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Some members of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s cabinet are about to know every inch of the Erie Canal “from Albany to Buffalo.”

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State Legislature stays out of fracking, for now

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​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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