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Big week for Senate Democrats

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RHA and Dream Act pass.

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Tax cap measure passes Senate, stalls in Assembly

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The New York State Senate passed a bill to make the state’s eight-year-old property tax cap permanent. So far the Assembly has not approved the measure.

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Child Victims Act due for vote Monday

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The Child Victims Act is scheduled to be approved in the state legislature this week. Sponsors say they have fixed a perceived flaw in the legislation that opponents said could provide a loophole for public schools in sexual abuse cases.

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Legislature acts on abortion rights bill; Cuomo signs it

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The New York State Legislature voted Tuesday to codify the abortion rights in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into New York law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure immediately after the vote.

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New York poised to strengthen abortion rights

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The New York State legislature is poised to approve a bill to codify the abortion rights in the US Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade into state law. For supporters, including the majority of Senators and Assemblymembers, it’s been a long time coming. But for opponents, it’s a bitter disappointment.

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Cuomo's third term : socially liberal, fiscally conservative?

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Governor Andrew Cuomo begins his third term in office January 1, with a planned address on Ellis Island, the site of major immigration to the United States during the 20th Century. The governor’s next years in office will likely be spent seeking a more progressive agenda than he has in the past.

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Cuomo's budget numbers get mixed reviews

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There have been numerous reactions to many of the policy items in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s state budget. But how did the governor’s budgeting skills measure up? Two budget watchdog organizations are giving him mixed reviews.

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Legislature to hold hearings on sexual harassment February 13

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The New York State legislature has announced it will hold hearings on February 13th on sexual harassment in state government. The announcement was hailed by a group of women who have experienced or reported being victims of sexual harassment by state lawmakers.

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This week on NYN: State of the State/Budget analysis

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Also, Democrats pass voting reforms

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Busy day at Capitol features governor's budget and transgender rights

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The New York State legislature for the first time, granted civil rights to transgender New Yorkers. Governor Andrew Cuomo also released his $175 billion budget plan, on a busy day at the State Capitol.

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