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Politics and Elections

Commission to look at end to fusion voting

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A commission to examine a public campaign finance system for state wide elections in New York may also look at whether to continue the state’s practice of what’s known as fusion voting.

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Lawmakers pull all nighter to meet budget deadline

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The spending plan represents a compromise where not everyone is completely happy.

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Lawmakers in marathon Sunday voting session to meet budget deadline

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The New York State legislature was busy at work on Sunday, passing bills to try to make the midnight budget deadline.

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Cuomo defends fundraiser

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Governor Cuomo continued to defend his choice to hold a $25,000 a plate fundraiser attended by key lobbyists two weeks before the budget is due, saying he supports public campaign financing.

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Budget deadline is here

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On-time budget likely at this point

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Fate of public campaign finance uncertain as Cuomo aides feud with 3 female Democratic lawmakers

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The push for a public campaign finance system for New York’s politicians heated up as a feud erupted between three young female lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aides.

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Pied-à-terre tax floundering in state budget

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A tax on high-end luxury apartments in New York City is floundering in the state budget.

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The push against legalized marijuana

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Sheriffs' Association, PTA say no weed in budget

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Public campaign finance measure struggling to gain ground in Albany

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A push to enact a statewide system of public campaign finance for political races appears to be floundering in New York.

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March Madness comes to the Capitol!

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Vote which legislator has the best voice

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