Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti

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A Hudson Valley assemblyman wants the D-O-T to start a website for motorists to report potholes.

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A New York state assemblyman says he is preparing legislation to give the state attorney general sole power to prosecute police crimes. This comes in the wake of the death of Eric Garner and a request by the attorney general for an executive order to investigate such cases.

Two NYS Lawmakers Say Payment System Is Broken

Aug 15, 2013
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Two state lawmakers say it is time for New York to fix a broken reimbursement system. They will make their demand Thursday afternoon in Rockland County.

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The investigation continues into a fatal boat crash in the Hudson River on Friday. The families of the victims say the investigation should focus on lighting, not alcohol. But state authorities say lighting was in compliance. In the meantime, family members went from planning a wedding to holding funerals.

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A New York State Assemblyman from the Hudson Valley has an idea about how to restore funding for not-for-profit programs for people with developmental disabilities. He admits there is some resistance to his plan, but insists opponents don’t see the big picture.