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New York State Legislature Senate
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February 28, 2020 - 10:17 am
As the debate over New York’s bail law rages in the state Capitol, criminal justice interests have funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to state lawmakers who will decide whether to amend the reforms, campaign finance records show.
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Albany Jewish Community Center
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office
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February 23, 2020 - 4:44 pm
The Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emails with vague threats that mentioned a bomb, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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January 05, 2020 - 12:13 pm
New York lawmakers are set to return to Albany this week for the start of the new legislative session, and a second year of near-total control of state government by Democrats.
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Andrew Cuomo
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October 19, 2019 - 6:49 pm
A huge pile of legislation passed this year by newly empowered New York Democrats is still awaiting the governor's signature, and advocacy groups and lawmakers are clamoring to get their bills turned into law.
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Al Sharpton
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Adam Warner
September 21, 2019 - 2:41 pm
The use of chokeholds by New York police would become illegal if a new bill sponsored by a state senator passes.
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Upper West Side skyline
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June 14, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Leaders in New York state have approved new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers, along with some regulations that will apply statewide.
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Andrew Cuomo
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June 03, 2019 - 10:10 am
Liberal groups that helped Democrats win one-party control of New York government say they're frustrated with the lack of progress on bills to legalize recreational marijuana, invest in clean energy and strengthen tenant rights.
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Blood test
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Adam Warner
May 27, 2019 - 12:19 pm
A new bill being floated in Albany would allow doctors to test patients for HIV without their consent.
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NY State budget
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April 01, 2019 - 6:07 am
New York lawmakers have wrapped up approving a $175.5 billion state budget that includes a statewide ban on plastic bags and new tolls for driving into the busiest sections of Manhattan.
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Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on metal table for opioid epidemic illustration
Dreamstime
March 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes legalizing marijuana should be a no-brainer, but not everyone is on board. RELATED: WATCH: Fake Rx scripts rain down in anti-opioid protest at Guggenheim | Opioid addiction now eligible for NJ medical marijuana program | Lawsuits ramp up pressure...
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