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North Country discussion: Politics and the economy

North Country discussion: Politics and the economy

Journalist Thom Hallock joins us.

Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

Controversial Proposal 1 on November ballot.

A look at Proposal 3

A look at Proposal 3

Land bank amendment on 2017 ballot.

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Should New York Have A Constitutional Convention?

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Controversial Proposal 1 on November ballot.

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Ballot prop to strip pensions from convicted lawmakers has a time limit

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New Yorkers have the power on November 7th to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions.

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SUNY Committee adopts controversial charter school teaching requirements

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Some of the state’s top ranking education officials are condemning a vote by a State University of New York committee that would weaken regulations for teachers at some charter schools.

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Cuomo's stepped up national profile lead to inevitable talk of 2020

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New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is more prominent on the national stage these days, leading some to wonder whether he is running for President.

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State leaders continue to rail against federal tax plan

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The tax overhaul plan proposed by President Trump and now being considered in Congress would end the deduction on federal income tax forms for state and local property taxes.

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Support fades for Constitutional Convention

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A new poll finds waning support for the holding of a constitutional convention in New York. The issue is on the ballot in November.

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Aid in Dying advocates bring petitions to Cuomo

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People who say the terminally ill should have a legal option to end their lives with medical aid presented petitions to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, asking that he and the legislature make that change.

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Chris Gibson's new book on revitalizing America

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Former congressman talks reform, uniting country.

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Cuomo takes steps toward a special session

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says he may have to call a special session in December to deal with potential funding cuts from Washington that he calls part of a “federal assault” on New York.

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Cuomo critiques federal inaction on gun control

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Governor Cuomo, who championed strict new gun control laws in New York after the 2012 Newtown Connecticut shootings killed 20 children, says national gun policy is “insanity”, and “disgusting”.

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