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Politics and Elections

SUNY Chancellor: Trump budget would be "devastating"

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The outgoing Chancellor of the State University system, says President Trump’s budget if it were to be enacted, would seriously hamper the chances for many of New York’s young people to attend college.

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Poll shows depths of unpopularity of Trump and Congress among New Yorkers

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President Trump, who’s never been very popular in New York, has reached an all time low in the opinions of voters, according to a new poll.

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A new poll finds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is at his highest approval rating in three years

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According to the Siena College poll, 61% of voters now say they view him favorably overall, and just over half 51% say they like the job he’s doing in office.

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Supporters push single payer health care

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Faith leaders from around New York came to the Capitol to gain support in the state Senate to adopt a statewide single payer health care system.

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A new poll finds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is at his highest approval rating in three years

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

According to the Siena College poll, 61% of voters now say they view him favorably overall, and just over half 51% say they like the job he’s doing in office.

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NYN Throwdown: The Alt v. Politifact NY

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David Howard King takes on Dan Clark.

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Senate faction tries to change the subject

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After an embarrassing controversy over stipend payments, the beleaguered group of breakaway Democrats in the state Senate are trying to change the subject.

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Should cat declawing be illegal?

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One Assemblywoman thinks so.

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Ride sharing services in New York may come even sooner

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The state is one step closer to having ride-hailing services available before the Fourth of July, now that the state Senate has passed a bill to speed up when companies like Uber and Lyft will be allowed to operate outside of New York City.

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Senators still answering questions on stipend payments

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Senators continue to answer questions on payments for committee posts that the senators did not actually hold

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