New York State

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September 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The deadline for removing New York's famous ``I Love NY'' signs is fast approaching, and neither the state nor the federal government seems to be backing down. Federal highway regulators and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they're still in discussions over whether the state...
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September 26, 2018 - 6:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is making it illegal to bail on a bill at beauty shops, salons and barbershops. It was already a misdemeanor to leave a restaurant without paying, but under the old law it wasn't a crime to do the same thing at a barbershop or salon, meaning owners had little...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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September 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday blamed upstate weather for New York's continuing population decline, a day after his Republican challenger said Cuomo's economic policies had failed to stanch the flow of migrants heading to other states. Cuomo told reporters Tuesday that...
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Drinking water
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September 25, 2018 - 7:32 am
New York State lawmakers trying to allocate money to communities to improve tap water formed a council to study safe water standards, but one state Senator says that group has yet to meet one year later.
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August 24, 2018 - 5:50 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is trying to ensure that when people are evicted their pets aren't left behind. A new state law signed Thursday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo will require officers serving eviction papers to check a property for pets and make sure they leave the property with their...
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August 09, 2018 - 5:06 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters. A Brooklyn-based company called DogSpot has installed its dog houses at the entrances to 10 Thruway travel plazas...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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August 08, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York City police have balked at Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro's request to investigate Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Molinaro tried to file a police report at a Manhattan precinct Wednesday alleging that Cuomo broke the law by allowing former aide Joe...
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August 08, 2018 - 6:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state's Board of Elections is moving to weaken the powers of an independent elections law watchdog. The Board voted 3-1 Wednesday to require the state's independent enforcement counsel to justify in writing each subpoena they want to issue when investigating alleged...
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August 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Cynthia Nixon's economic development plan calls for investments in green jobs, minority communities and crumbling infrastructure. The former "Sex and the City'' star and Democratic candidate for New York governor also wants greater transparency and accountability in state...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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August 06, 2018 - 5:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Republican lawmakers in New York will hold hearings into recent decisions by the state parole board to release some high-profile offenders. The state Senate's GOP majority announced the move Monday. No dates have been announced. Lawmakers say the hearings will focus on several...
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