New York State

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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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July 30, 2018 - 5:50 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials say the state had nearly 244 million visitors in 2017, helping boost the state's tourism industry to record levels for total visitation, economic impact and direct spending. The Cuomo administration says tourism had an economic impact of $108.7 billion last...
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July 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York State announced Friday that Spectrum, whose corporate parent is Charter Communication Inc., will soon no longer be allowed to serve customers in the Empire State. Spectrum offers cable, internet and telephone services to two million subscribers across the state. It...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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July 19, 2018 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A suspect arrested in the slaying of an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been convicted of manslaughter, but was acquitted of murder charges. Kenny Bazile was found guilty on Thursday in the 2015 fatal shooting of Carey Gabay (guh-BAY'), who got caught in the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington.
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July 19, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. The probe began about a month ago and was confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday by a state official with...
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July 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six states and New York City sued the federal government Wednesday, joining other cities and states who say the government is trying to unlawfully force "sanctuary" communities to engage in federal immigration enforcement if they want anti-crime funds. Lawsuits were filed in...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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July 17, 2018 - 4:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is taking steps to ensure its elections infrastructure is protected from cyberattacks by foreign hackers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that an initiative with the state Board of Elections will help county elections boards strengthen their cyber security...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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July 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in New York state law. Cuomo says Monday that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the measure in light of a vacancy on...
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