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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What happens in New York if Obamacare is repealed?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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Groups call nuke plant bail out a 'tax' on ratepayers

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Some environmental groups say Governor Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion dollar bail out of three upstate nuclear power plants. They say the cost will be passed on to ratepayers.

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Groups question value of state's economic development programs

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The scandal over Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs has led to more scrutiny of whether the projects are the best way to improve the state’s economy, and some watchdog groups are asking questions.

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Are Cuomo's steps to address alleged bid rigging enough?

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Governor Cuomo is making some changes to prevent any future bid rigging in some of his major economic development projects.

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Business group scorecard favors state Republicans

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The pro-business group Unshackle Upstate is out with its rankings of state legislators who are seeking re-election in November. As Karen DeWitt reports, Republicans did better than Democrats.

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