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New York Assembly Votes to Ban Fracking for Two More Years

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The New York State Assembly has approved, by a 95 to 40 vote, a two-year moratorium on hydrofracking in New York. While it’s unlikely to be passed in the Senate, the action reflects state lawmakers’ growing worries about potential health impacts from the natural gas drilling process. 

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Lopez Sexual Harassment Probe Moves Forward

Thursday, February 14, 2013

By all indications, it appears the Joint Commission on Public Ethics has ended its six-month investigation into allegations that Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexually harassed female staffers.

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