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Trump's tax plan could disrupt NY's taxation system

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New York’s Democratic lawmakers are vowing to fight President Trump’s tax overhaul proposal, perhaps even in court. Meanwhile, a think tank’s analysis finds some middle-class New Yorkers could actually save a small amount of money under the income tax portion of the plan.

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After Equifax, New York takes steps to protect consumers against future data hacks

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In light of the recent massive data breach at the credit reporting company Equifax, Governor Cuomo’s administration is taking steps to make sure that in the future, the credit agencies have better cybersecurity in place.

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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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