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Hearing on whether to oust Paladino from school board begins

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A hearing on whether former 2010 gubernatorial candidate and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino should be thrown off of his city’s school board began in Albany Thursday at the state education department.

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Bartoletti looks back at Capitol years

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LOWV stalwart is retiring.

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Carl Paladino to appear at State Education Department hearing

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2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate and current Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino will appear at hearing at the State Education Department in Albany on Thursday morning.

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Senate poised to confirm first openly gay judge to state's high court

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The State Senate is likely to confirm Governor Cuomo’s nomination to fill the latest vacancy on the state’s highest court.

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Deals down to the wire as session winds down

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There was a flurry of activity at the State Capitol, along with threats and ultimatums, but no there are no agreements on major issues as the session draws to a scheduled close on Wednesday.

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Malliotakis looks to become first female mayor of NYC

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Assemblywoman faces September primary.

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Final week of session approaches with issues unsettled

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The legislature is approaching its final week of the 2017 session, and agreements on outstanding issues, including mayoral control over the state’s largest school system, remain elusive.

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Cuomo nominates first openly gay judge to state's high court

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Governor Cuomo has named the first openly gay judge to New York’s highest court.

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Debate intensifies at Capitol with just one week left in the session

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Legislative leaders are dug in on remaining issues in the 2017 session and are accusing each other of unfairly linking unrelated items to the renewal of mayoral control over New York City schools. As time is running out for scheduled meetings.

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Mayoral control, reform, uncertain as session draws to a close

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The New York State legislative session is drawing to a close, and Democrats and Republicans are digging in on the remaining issues of 2017 including a measure to extend the New York City Mayor’s control of the public schools, which has now been linked to a number of diverse issues affecting people in the rest of the state.

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