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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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Cuomo and his aides warn of a deeper budget crunch

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

With just a little over two weeks to go before the state budget is due, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top budget officials say they have to revise their spending proposal, now that President Donald Trump has released a budget plan that they say could devastate New York’s health care system.

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New York Attorney General James says agreement reached on closing double jeopardy "loophole"

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New York’s Attorney General, Tish James, says she’s reached an agreement with the state legislature to amend the state’s double jeopardy laws to make it easier to go after people accused of crimes in New York, even if a President pardons them.

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Sniping between Democrat Cuomo and Senate Democrats as budget deadline nears

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Budget talks are intensifying in Albany as the deadline nears, and they are revealing tensions and divides between the Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo and the all- democratic state legislature.

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Cuomo predicts legal pot won't be part of the budget, but luxury apartment tax will be

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With three weeks to go until the April 1 budget deadline, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is drawing some lines in the sand on items he says need to be in the spending plan.

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Senate, Assembly to release their versions of the budget

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The Senate and Assembly are due to release their own versions of the state budget next week. They come as Governor Andrew Cuomo is demanding that a number of unrelated provisions are included in the spending plan. Without them, he threatens, the budget could be late.

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Capitol activity ramps up as budget deadline nears

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Cuomo, Democrats differ on budget numbers

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Students rally to fix "TAP gap"

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Students in the public university systems rallied at the State Capitol to end what they say is a built-in flaw in the state’s student aid policies.

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Lawmakers react to spending limits set by State Comptroller

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The state Comptroller came out with revenue projections that will limit the ability to spend more money in the state budget.

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Advocates say there's money for schools , despite the budget gap

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

There were some emotional moments as lawmakers and supporters of a school funding measure rallied at the Capitol to advocate for $4 billion dollars they say has long been owed to them under an order by the state’s highest court.

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Supporters say an independent budget office in Albany could curb political arguments

Last Updated by Karen DeWitt on

Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic colleagues in the legislature are at odds over an agreement on the amount of revenues New York has to spend on health care, education, and other items in the state budget, which is due in less than a month.

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