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Pushback on plan to charge $25 to replace license plates

Last Updated by Karen DeWItt on

A plan by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration to require motorists to pay a $25 fee to replace aging license plates is getting some resistance. The governor says it’s needed to comply with new cashless scanners being set up on toll roads and bridges all over the state.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Langworthy on NY27 and NY11

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Doesn't believe indicted Rep. Collins will run again; Malliotakis a "young gun" downstate

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Public Finance Commission holds 1st meeting Wednesday

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The first meeting of the commission created to devise a public campaign finance system for New York ‘s political races is scheduled for Wednesday. Advocates hope the commission, which has been slow to start, will start taking steps towards a final report due in December.

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State Republican Party says new license plates a "stealth tax" on New Yorkers

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

The head of the state’s Republican Party says there’s no need to require New Yorkers to buy new license plates beginning in 2020 if their current plates are still readable and in good condition.

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Cuomo, Comptroller agree on restoring audit powers of economic development contracts

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After economic development corruption scandals, Governor Andrew Cuomo, the governor and the State Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, have finalized a plan to restore the comptroller’s auditing powers over economic development contracts.

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Cuomo wants life in prison for domestic mass shooters

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Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Thursday to impose a penalty of life in prison without parole for acts of domestic terrorism, including mass shootings.

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JCOPE settles with former Assemblymen and former Senate staffer on sex harass related charges

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The state ethics commission has settled with a former assemblymember and a former Senate staffer in two cases involving sexual harassment.

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Retiring CSEA president reflects on career, battles with governors

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Donohue is stepping down after 25 years as union leader.

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Window opens for the filing of 100's of lawsuits by childhood sexual abuse survivors

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It was an emotional day Wednesday as hundreds of childhood sexual abuse survivors filed lawsuits in New York courts on the start of a one year window of opportunity for victims to seek civil action against their abusers.

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Year long window to file childhood sex abuse lawsuits begins Wednesday

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Wednesday is the first day of a year-long legal window to allow victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue their alleged abusers. Hundreds of cases are expected to be filed on the first day alone.

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