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May 09, 2019 - 6:28 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state's plan to end carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants by the end of 2020 remains on track. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the state's Department of Environmental Conservation has adopted the final rules for the phaseout, which Cuomo...
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April 16, 2019 - 6:12 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Cuomo administration has launched a survey to give New Yorkers an opportunity to provide feedback about online data privacy issues. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that information provided through an online consumer data privacy survey will help state...
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February 25, 2019 - 5:47 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dropping a proposal to ban all modified stretch limousines, an idea prompted by last fall's crash that killed 20 people. The Times Union of Albany reports that the provision was stricken from Cuomo's state budget proposal. Cuomo is still seeking...
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February 24, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Would you like to see New York broken into two states? An Upstate Republican is proposing just that.
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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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February 04, 2019 - 2:19 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- State officials say New York's income tax receipts are down more than $2 billion so far, and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is placing the bulk of blame on the effects of last year's Republican-led federal tax cuts. Cuomo says at a state Capitol news conference Monday that the...
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January 29, 2019 - 5:05 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature has passed a series of gun control measures, including one that would prohibit teachers and other school employees from carrying firearms on school grounds. The legislation that easily passed the Assembly and Senate on Tuesday also...
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January 28, 2019 - 4:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says sales taxes collected by local governments across the state grew in 2018 for the third consecutive year. The Democrat releases a report Monday that finds collections rose by $872 million, or 5.3 percent, to $17.5 billion last year...
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January 25, 2019 - 5:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state added gender identity and gender expression to the state's anti-discrimination law Friday, making it illegal to deny people a job, housing, education or public accommodations because they are transgender. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law...
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January 24, 2019 - 4:28 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed off on changes to New York's election laws Thursday that are designed to make it easier to vote, including allowing people to cast ballots before Election Day and preregistering student drivers so they'll be automatically eligible to vote when they turn...
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