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Ken Lovett

Ken Lovett appears in the following:

What to Expect from the NYS Budget Deal

Friday, March 28, 2014

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, reports from the capitol on March Madness, Albany-style, as the big budget deal negotiations wind down before the April 1 deadline, including the fate of the Dream Act, public election financing, charter co-locations, and corporate tax cuts.

 

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Local News Round Up: Carriages, Pre-K Funding, TLC

Monday, March 10, 2014

Brigid Bergin, City hall and politics reporter at WNYC, and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, round up the local city news - from universal pre-k and the charter school debate to the mayor's relationship with Governor Cuomo and other news out of Albany.

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George Pataki on High Speed Rails, Taxes

Monday, November 11, 2013

George Pataki, former governor of New York ( R ), discusses the state panel on taxes he's co-chairing, as well as his lobbying efforts, along with the former governors of NJ and PA, for high-speed rail service between NYC and DC.

Then Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, follows up on that and other news from the state capitol.

 

 

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Health Insurance Latest: Obama's Apology and More

Monday, November 11, 2013

Jennifer Haberkorn, healthcare reporter for Politico, discusses the latest on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and how the policy came up during the Sunday political talk shows.

 

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Anti-Corruption Commission Update

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, talks about reports that the Moreland Commission investigating corruption in Albany is pulling its punches.

 

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Albany Corruption Continues

Monday, May 06, 2013

Brooklyn Senator John Sampson (D) was taken into custody by the FBI early today, and is expected to appear in court this afternoon. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, discusses the widening corruption scandal rocking New York, and reviews Gov. Cuomo's proposals to combat corruption on the state level.

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Four Men in a Room

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

State budget negotiations have produced a tentative deal to raise the minimum wage to $9/hr by 2015 and to increase taxes on those New Yorkers making over $1 million per year. This year Governor Cuomo, Speaker Silver and Senate Republican Leader Skelos are joined by Democratic Senator Jeff Klein, who shares leadership with Skelos. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, discusses the latest on the budget, expected this week.

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Cuomo's Move on Fracking

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, discusses Governor Cuomo's decision to effectively delay a decision on hydrofracking in New York. And Jim Finch, Town Supervisor of Conklin, offers his reaction to the governor's decision, and why he thinks Cuomo should allow fracking in New York.

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Albany Catch-Up

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett talks about some of the deals emerging from the end of the legislative session in Albany, including Governor Cuomo's new fracking plan, negotiations over the release of teacher ratings, and why New York and New Jersey want Parks Department money for the 9/11 Memorial.

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A Little Ugly in Albany

Friday, March 16, 2012

Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief of The Daily News, wrap up the flurry of legislation in Albany. 

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Taxi Deal

Thursday, December 22, 2011

WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan explains the governor-brokered deal to allow livery cabs to pick up street hails, increase medallions and make cabs more accessible to the disabled. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief of The Daily News, talks about the impact the taxi deal might have on future city-state negotiations. 

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New New York Taxes

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for the Daily News, explains the new deal on taxes announced yesterday.

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Seven Days in Albany

Monday, June 13, 2011

Liz Benjamin, host of Capital Tonight, and Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett discuss what’s on the docket in Albany, one week before the end of the legislative session.

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Ethics Reform in Albany

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Ken Lovett, Daily News Albany Bureau Chief, talks about the new ethics reform legislation in Albany and other legislation still to come before the June 20th end of session.

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Ethics Reform in Albany

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Ken LovettDaily News Albany bureau chief, talks about the new ethics reform legislation in Albany and other legislation still to come before the June 20th end of session.

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State of New York State

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Ken Lovett, Daily News Albany bureau chief, and Azi Paybarah, WNYC reporter and blogger, review Governor Cuomo's first State of the State address.

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Albany Special Session

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Ken Lovett, the Albany bureau chief for the Daily News, runs down the special lame duck session in Albany, including the passing of legislation on oil fracking but not the budget deficit.

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Hevesi Plea Deal?

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for the New York Daily News, talks about reports that former state Controller Alan Hevesi will plead guilty to a felony corruption charge over his office's handling of the state pension fund.

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Trouble in Queens?

Monday, April 05, 2010

Daily News Albany bureau chief Ken Lovett talks about the reported federal investigation into real estate and nonprofit deals involving certain Queens politicians.

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Albany Update

Monday, March 29, 2010

The deadline for New York State’s budget is April 1st. Daily News Albany bureau chief Ken Lovett looks at the likelihood of an on-time budget and the differences between the Senate, Assembly, and Governor’s versions.

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