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Education Commissioner issues progress reports on new standards as boycott of exams continues

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New York state’s education commissioner said Tuesday that new state-specific learning standards will offer several improvements over the controversial Common Core standards.

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NYN Throwdown: Millennials go head-to-head

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Politico NY battles City and State.

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Future of voter access measures uncertain in the State Senate

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Bills to improve voter access advanced in a State Senate committee, but their ultimate passage is uncertain.

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Lawmakers grill Cuomo officials on nuclear power plant bail out

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Assembly Democrats grilled Governor Cuomo’s energy officials for more than four hours on a plan executed by the Public Service Commission and a major energy company that will keep three upstate nuclear power plants alive for the next twelve years.

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President Trump's tax proposal could spell a tax increase for some New Yorkers

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President Trump’s plan is so far just a one page outline, but it’s already raising some red flags for New York’s political leaders.

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Lawmakers advance Comptroller's, not Cuomo's bill for reform

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A bill that could address corruption in Albany is progressing in the state legislature, but it might not be the measure that Governor Cuomo wants to become law.

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Interview: Wall Street trader-turned-journalist on rural America's support for Trump

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Discusses cross-country trip through downtrodden towns.

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State lawmakers push for law to release Trump's tax returns

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Several state lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that they say would force President Donald Trump to make public some of his tax returns.

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Lawmakers and advocates say reform is not dead at the Capitol

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State lawmakers and lobby groups say Governor Cuomo was in error when he said that there was no political will to enact reforms in 2017.

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Prevailing wage rules questioned

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A fiscal watchdog group is questioning the state’s century-old prevailing wage law for construction workers, saying it unnecessarily costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year in added expenses for big road, bridge, and other projects.

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