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Malliotakis looks to become first female mayor of NYC

Malliotakis looks to become first female mayor of NYC

Assemblywoman faces September primary.

Outgoing SUNY Chancellor discusses legacy

Outgoing SUNY Chancellor discusses legacy

Nancy Zimpher talks with Karen DeWitt.

Should cat declawing be illegal?

Should cat declawing be illegal?

One Assemblywoman thinks so.

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Controversy grows over Senate stipends

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Several Senators who are part of a breakaway group of Democrats known as the Independent Democratic Conference were paid extra stipends – ranging from $12,500 to $18,000 a year -for serving on various Senate committees controlled by the Majority Party Republicans.

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A look back at the political debate across New York

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Healthcare debated in North Country, "lulus" for IDC.

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Schools expected to stay within tax cap in May 16th vote

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School districts across the state are holding votes on their budgets next Tuesday, May 16th.

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Cuomo's new ad fuels 2020 speculation

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A new online ad featuring Governor Cuomo and promoting tolerance has once again fueled talk that New York’s Governor may be planning a Presidential run. There are some questions, though, about the ad and its donors.

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Hope for reform of economic development contracts

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One of the top remaining issues before the legislature adjourns for the summer is fixing problems in the state’s economic development contracts. That’s after a scandal led to federal corruption charges against nine former associates of Governor Cuomo.

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Aid-in-dying debate returns to Capitol

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Leaders signal it won't be voted on.

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Legislative leaders come out against a constitutional convention

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Voters get a chance to decide in the fall whether the state should have a constitutional convention. Both legislative leaders say, though, they are against it.

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Two views on how New York can influence fossil fuel companies

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Some lawmakers are pressing the state’s Comptroller to divest the state’s pension fund from the fossil fuel industry. But Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he believes he can be more effective in changing the company’s behavior by acting from the inside.

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New York leaders react with dismay to ACA repeal

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Some of New York’s leaders are expressing outrage over the Republican House of Representatives vote to undo the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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Closer look: Ridesharing comes to New York

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A deep dive into what it means for consumers.

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