Albany

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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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Cuomo Canarsie Tunnel
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January 14, 2019 - 8:15 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants total control over the struggling MTA while splitting half its budget with the city.
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State Senator Kevin Parker
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December 18, 2018 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Calling it a 'poor choice of words' and saying suicide should not be made light of, Democratic New York State Senator Kevin Parker has apologized for sending a tweet to Republican staffer telling her to kill herself. RELATED: Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay...
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December 17, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (10101 WINS) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune these days on legal pot. RELATED: Legal marijuana could be rolled into Cuomo’s 2019 budget | Cuomo doubles down, says Amazon HQ will cost New York 'nada' | Cuomo on 2020 presidential run: 'I am ruling it out' Last year...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York lawmakers are poised to get their first pay raise in twenty years. A state compensation committee on Thursday voted to increase legislative pay from $79,500 annually to $130,000. The increase would be phased in over three years, beginning with a bump to $110,000 on New...
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Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 20, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Thursday is sentencing day for a former top Cuomo aide convicted on corruption charges. To Joseph Percoco payoffs were pasta -- as when he demanded, 'where the hell is the ziti?' Percoco was Cuomo's best buddy, like a brother, so when Percoco was convicted of bribery and...
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In this May 11, 2018 file photo, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves federal court in New York.
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July 27, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before corruption charges abruptly ended his career was sentenced on Friday to seven years in prison. Democrat Sheldon Silver, 74, had begged for mercy as he faced sentencing for a second time. The...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
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July 13, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The law allowing speed cameras in school zones in New York City expires on July 25. Republican State Senatory Marty Golden of Brooklyn has called for the state senate to meet in a special session to reauthorize the cameras. Golden had been criticized in recent weeks for not...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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July 13, 2018 - 11:27 am
ALBANY (1010 WINS) -- New York State health officials are recommending legalizing marijuana. A 74 page analysis released on Friday concludes that the benefits of legalization outweigh the potential risks. "NYS would be one of the largest potential regulated marijuana markets in the United States...
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June 23, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender. I’m so proud of my son Samuel Joseph Mozes (called Seph) who graduated college this month. I salute him and everyone else marking today’s #TransDayofAction. #...
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