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Cuomo and legislative leaders say 2019 session includes many accomplishments

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The 2019 legislative session was among the most productive in several years, with the passage of bills that ranged from strengthening abortion rights to allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses If you’re a liberal democrat, there’s a lot to like. But conservative Republicans are not as pleased.

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Lawmakers leave Albany

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2019 legislative session ends.

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New York State Legislature agrees to grant new protections to farm workers, Cuomo will sign

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The New York State legislature is approving new protections for farmworkers that supporters say are long overdue.

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Legislature approves historic tenant protections, Cuomo signs them into law

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In what supporters say is a “watershed moment,” the New York legislature Friday afternoon was approving what Democratic lawmakers and tenant groups say are the strongest tenant protections in a generation.

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Abandoned cemeteries becoming a fiscal issue for towns

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Annual fund from budget almost depleted

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New York bans religious exemptions for vaccines

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The state Assembly narrowly approved a measure to remove the religious exemption for vaccinations.

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Assembly approves bill to grant drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants

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On the Assembly floor, opponents raised a number of concerns over the measure.

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Actress Sorvino reveals she suffered date-rape

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Activist calls for statute of limitations to be extended

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Bill to legalize gestational surrogacy passes State Senate

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The New York State Senate passed a bill to legalize paid gestational surrogacy for couples who are unable to have their own children.

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A 180 on town halls in NY19 and NY22

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Delgado and Brindisi say lack of availability hurt predecessors.

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