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Politics and Elections

Montage: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's first year

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Governor Andrew Cuomo came into office on January 1, 2011 with some big expectations.

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2011 in Review from 'New York NOW'

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This week on 'New York NOW,' we look back at 2011, which was much less turbulent, politically-speaking, than other recent years.

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State ethics commission holds first public meeting

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The first public meeting of the state's new ethics commission came on the day that another state senator pleaded guilty to felony corruption charges.

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Analysis: Did new tax deal lack transparency?

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When Governor Andrew Cuomo took office in January, he promised to bring a new era of openness and transparency to state government.

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The fight over fracking in New York

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For the past three years, a battle has raged in New York over natural gas.

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DEC's hydrofracking report may come sooner than expected

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New York's top environmental regulator, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens, says his agency will likely finish its review of hydrofracking late next spring.

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Exclusive Tour: New Hall of Governors

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'We're all a little bit of history geeks in this administration, from the governor on down,' says State Director of Operations Howard Glaser.

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Analysis: First look at new ethics commission

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New York's recently-formed Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) will be chaired by Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore.

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DEC hydrofracking hearings draw big crowds

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The public comment period on hydrofracking in New York is open until January 11, 2012.

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Burke discusses progress after institutional abuse reports

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Office of People With Developmental Disabilities commissioner responds to abuse reports.

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