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What's the Matter With Albany?

Thursday, April 11, 2013

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So, what is the deal up there? Is there more graft, unseemly behavior, and backroom dealings in the state capital, or does it just feel that way?

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Placing Blame on NYC, Cuomo Calls for Sweeping Political Reform While Defending Albany

Monday, April 08, 2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is both calling for reform—and defending the political culture of Albany—after legislators were arrested in two separate corruption cases last week.

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NYS Legislature Passes $141B Budget

Friday, March 29, 2013

For the third year in a row, the New York State Legislature passed an on-time budget.

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Budget Accord Reached as NY Lawmakers Fill In Details

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed to a framework for a new state budget late Wednesday evening, but say they are still working out many of the details.

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Cuomo Won't Take Emergency Measures to Speed Budget Passage

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Governor Cuomo said he is unlikely to send an emergency message to allow state lawmakers to bypass a three-day waiting period for the state budget.

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Mental Health Advocates Protest Some Provisions of Gun Law

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Second amendment rights advocates, who have held rallies in Albany recently, are not the only group upset with portions of the state’s recently-enacted gun law. Some people with mental illnesses believe the law unfairly stigmatizes them.

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Amendment to NY's Gun Law Under Discussion

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Senate Republicans have pressed for changes to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation gun control laws which were approved on January 14. They’d like to amend the law to once again allow for 10 bullets per magazine, as opposed to the 7-bullet limit under the new law.

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Cuomo, Lawmakers Meet on Budget

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

With just about three weeks to go before a state budget deadline, Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders met to assess how far they have to go to reach a deal. 

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New York Assembly Moves to Ban Fracking Another Year

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is one of the sponsors of a bill to ban fracking in New York at least until May of  next year.

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Armed Teen Shot by Police May Be Prosecuted Under New Gun Laws

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Police say that the state's new gun laws may mean stricter punishment for an armed teen shot by police in Brooklyn last night. Officials say it could be one of the first prosecutions under the state's new laws. 

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New York Gun Owners to NRA: 'Sign Us Up'

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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For 14 years, Harry Jacobs has spent just about every weekend at a gun show, signing up members for the National Rifle Association.

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Disaster Inc: Some Companies Win Big Post-Sandy

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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A Closer Look at Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Money for longer school days, an increase in the minimum wage, and more revenue from gambling – these are among the ideas Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out when he detailed his proposed budget of nearly $137 billion Tuesday ($143 billion including federal aid for Sandy recovery). The governor is also calling for a new financing plan for some pensions.

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Cuomo's Budget Plans

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2013 budget yesterday, with a call for increased minimum wage, higher gambling revenue, and cuts to various programs. Albany Times-Union capitol bureau chief Casey Seiler discusses the proposals.

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Cuomo Details Some Sandy Expenditures in Budget Address

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his $142.6 billion budget Tuesday, laying out how the state will spend a hoped-for $30 billion in aid, including spending for inflatable bladders to protect transit tunnels and building new dunes on beaches.

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Watch Live | Cuomo Delivers Budget Address

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his budget for the coming year. The $134 billion budget is expected to keep spending growth below 2 percent, include no new taxes and deal with a budget deficit of more than $1 billion. Watch live beginning at 2 p.m.

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This Week in Politics: Guns And Butter

Friday, January 18, 2013

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This week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pushed through major gun control legislation, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appointed a panel to study gun violence. This makes for complicated politics for Christie, who's running for re-election in a largely Democratic state, but has to keep in mind the prospect of a very partisan primary if he runs for president in 2016.

 

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Most New Yorkers Back New Gun Laws: Poll

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Voters overwhelmingly support many of the items that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing — including parts of the newly enacted gun control law, according to a new poll. 

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Gun Deal Close in Albany

Monday, January 14, 2013

New details are emerging on gun control legislation that lawmakers say could be passed as early as Monday in what would be the nation's first gun control measure after the school shooting in Connecticut.

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Lhota Says He'll File for Mayor this Week

Monday, January 14, 2013

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Former MTA chairman Joe Lhota says he plans to formally enter the mayor's race this week. Lhota resigned from the MTA at the end of last year to explore a campaign, and he told reporters in Manhattan today that he's ready to take the next step.

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