Albany

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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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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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
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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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Anthrax test
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March 01, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Police arrested a suspect who they say mailed hoax anthrax letters to courts and federal offices in New York and Connecticut.
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The New York State Capitol
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February 11, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Should New York be divided into two different states? RELATED: NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act | NY Legislature passes tougher gun control bills | Gov. Cuomo, Cardinal Dolan trade jabs over abortion law A decades-old debate is getting new life, thanks to a non-binding...
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January 22, 2019 - 3:15 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Actress and former candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has returned to the state Capitol to push for more funding for the state's struggling schools. The former star of ``Sex and the City'' joined education advocates and several Democratic state lawmakers in Albany...
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