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Retiring CSEA president reflects on career, battles with governors

Retiring CSEA president reflects on career, battles with ...

Donohue is stepping down after 25 years as union leader.

"Look-back" window opens soon for sexual abuse survivors

"Look-back" window opens soon for sexual abuse survivors

On Aug. 14 a one-year, one-time-only period allow individuals to seek civil action

Lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobiling trails continues

Lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobiling trails continues

How big of a tree is too big to cut down inside the Blue Line?

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Year long window to file childhood sex abuse lawsuits begins Wednesday

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Wednesday is the first day of a year-long legal window to allow victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue their alleged abusers. Hundreds of cases are expected to be filed on the first day alone.

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Schumer calls for funding to harden US election systems against hackers

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New York’s senior US Senator Chuck Schumer says he’ll push for legislation in the upcoming federal budget to provide funds for local boards of election to harden their security against potential threats by foreign governments.

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FDR: The Last 100 Days

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This week on New York NOW we welcome in author David Woolner to discuss his fascinating book on Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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New York's Governor Cuomo disputes President Trump on gun control

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling on Congress to take immediate action on gun control in the wake of the El Paso Texas and Dayton Ohio mass shootings over the weekend.

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Still no arrangement for Comptroller to audit state contracts

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A handshake deal between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s comptroller to reinstate the comptroller’s powers to audit contracts in the wake of corruption scandals has stalled.

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"Look-back" window open for sexual abuse survivors

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On Aug. 14 a one-year, one-time-only period allow individuals to seek civil action.

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New York law further decriminalizes marijuana possession

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Marijuana is further decriminalized in new york, but advocates say it does not go far enough, and their ultimate goal is legalization.

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Political parties on the right and left find common cause in supporting fusion voting

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Political parties that represent the left and the right of New York’s political spectrum have joined in a common interest and filed lawsuits against a new commission that might curtail their rights to cross endorse political candidates.

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Lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobiling trails continues

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How big of a tree is too big to cut down inside the Blue Line?

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Advocates seek stricter limits to solitary confinement

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Advocates of ending solitary confinement in New York’s prisons ended the 2019 legislative session disappointed, that changes made to the practice did not go further, and they say they will be back again to fight for more progress next year.

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