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New York News
4:44 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

New York's Highest Court Begins New Year Down Two Judges

Gov. Cuomo's choice of judge is due in mid-January.

In January, New York’s highest court will have two fewer judges.  Only five of the seven slots will be filled, due to a mandatory retirement and delays by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate over confirmation hearings.

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New York News
12:11 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Schools Say Surplus Should Fund Billions In Ed Spending

The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi-billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say is underspending on New York’s schools.

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New York News
3:45 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Cuomo, Astorino Differ On Ebola Precautions

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The topic of preventing the Ebola virus in New York State has become part of the governor’s race after the Republican candidate proposed that flights be banned from countries with Ebola outbreaks.

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Politics
4:38 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Faces Deadline To Name Judge

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New York Governor Cuomo has until the end of this week to fill a vacancy on the state’s highest court. His choices include the reappointment of a Republican woman judge who currently holds the seat  and several Democratic alternatives.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Governor Cuomo Cuts Ribbon On Adirondack Firehouse And Tours Highway Repairs

Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Upper Jay Fire Department
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in the Adirondacks today to cut the ribbon for a new firehouse and get an update on a road construction project.

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New York News
2:48 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

As Lawmakers Leave Albany, Some Items Unfinished

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed on three major items at the close of the legislative session. But they also left a lot of unfinished business on the table Friday.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Cuomo Pushes Property Tax Freeze, Support Lags In Legislature

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has enlisted the aid of some local government leaders to promote his tax freeze proposal, which has been losing ground in the New York State legislature.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Business Groups Knock Cuomo's Tax-Freeze Plan

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Both houses of the New York state legislature are making changes to Andrew Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan in their budget proposals. And now, small business groups are speaking out, saying the proposal favors some homeowners, at their expense.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Cuomo Starts New Push For Tax Freeze Proposal

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is starting a new push for his property tax freeze plan, while counties in the state say they have a better idea, which they say could result in lower property taxes in New York for even longer.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Plenty Of Questions About Cuomo's Tax Plans

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The New York state legislature has finished its hearings on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, and will be ready to start crafting a spending plan once they return from the President’s Day break. One of the final hearings focused on the governor’s tax cutting plans, and lawmakers had plenty of questions.

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