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State's pension fund up, but Comptroller says warning signs on the horizon for New York finances

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There’s some good news and some bad news from the State Comptrollers’ office. The state’s nearly $200 billion dollar pension fund is doing well, thanks in part to the booming stock market, but there are some worrisome signs for the future of New York’s finances.

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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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President Trump's tax proposal could spell a tax increase for some New Yorkers

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President Trump’s plan is so far just a one page outline, but it’s already raising some red flags for New York’s political leaders.

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Last-minute budget negotiating in Albany

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Former Cuomo aide Malatras joins us.

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Indian Point closing worries local community

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Plant set to shut down by 2021.

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Conference of Mayors against consolidation plan

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Call for increase in municipal aid.

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Wrapping up the political year

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Our Reporters Roundtable examines 2016.

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What happens in New York if Obamacare is repealed?

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Health policy analyst Bill Hammond says the state could face significant financial hole.

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DiNapoli discusses procurement reform

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Earlier this week another feud between Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration and State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli surfaced.

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Is New York headed toward another budget gap?

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After several years of budget surpluses, New York state tax revenue is coming in at a lower-than-expected rate.

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