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Big Deal Ethics Plan May Be No Deal at All

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Cuomo and Heastie praise their ethics package. Skelos says not so fast.

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Can Albany Open the Door on Three Men in a Room?

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The arrest of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver rattled Albany last month, but will it put a dent in the broader structure of three men controlling all the political decisions?

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Republican Leader: Governor Cuomo's Abortion Bill Not Coming to the Floor

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

A key component of Governor Cuomo's 20-13 agenda appears in jeopardy. The governor said Wednesday he does not have enough votes in the state senate to bring an abortion bill he has championed to the floor.

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New York Senate Republicans Push for Tax Breaks in Budget Negotiations

Monday, March 04, 2013

Senate Republicans are pushing for middle class tax breaks in the new state budget, including a return to the STAR property tax rebate checks curtailed in 2009.

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Top Senate Republican Takes First Jab at Cuomo

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

The leader of the Senate Republicans, offering his first real criticism of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget, said the spending plan leaves too much unfinished and could result in a month-long delay in the process.

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Albany's Top Republican: I Back Cuomo's No-Tax Budget Talk

Friday, January 28, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to announce his budget proposal next week, and he's getting some rhetorical backing from Albany's top Republican: Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.

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