Tax Free NY http://wamc.org en New York State Legislature Passes Tax Breaks, Fails To Move Women's Rights, Ethics Measures http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-legislature-passes-tax-breaks-fails-move-womens-rights-ethics-measures <p>New York State’s legislative session came to a close early this morning with the state Senate gaveling out shortly after 6:45 a.m. following a final all night session. The Assembly, which stayed in session from Thursday through to the early morning hours on Friday adjourned for the year at around 9 p.m. Friday evening.</p><p>Among those measures passed by both houses was Governor Andrew Cuomo’s <span class="st">Start-Up NY </span>plan, formerly known as Tax Free NY, which would give large tax breaks to new businesses located near state college campuses.</p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:49:41 +0000 67652 at http://wamc.org New York State Legislature Passes Tax Breaks, Fails To Move Women's Rights, Ethics Measures NY Gov. Cuomo Achieves Partial Win on Agenda http://wamc.org/post/ny-gov-cuomo-achieves-partial-win-agenda <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Deals have been reached between Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders on siting new casinos and creating tax free zones at college campuses. But a bill on abortion rights was struggling, and reform measures appear dead for the session.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div><p>The agreement on casinos would allow four resort style gambling centers; one in the Capital Region, one in the Southern Tier, and possibly two in the Catskills, if voters approve the change to the state’s constitution in the fall. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:47:52 +0000 Karen DeWitt 67433 at http://wamc.org NY Gov. Cuomo Achieves Partial Win on Agenda