Karen DeWitt

New York News
1:40 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Cuomo, Duffy Have Nothing But Praise For Each Other

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Governor Cuomo and his Lieutenant Governor, Robert Duffy, offered high praise for one another during an event at the Capitol Monday. As Karen DeWitt reports, their remarks come as questions are raised about the Lieutenant governors’ political future.

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New York News
3:36 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

No Consensus On Amendment To Raise Judge Retirement Age To 80

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A proposal on the November ballot to allow some judges to serve until they are 80 years old is not drawing a lot of support, and one court expert says that’s a shame.

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New York News
6:07 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Pro-Casino Coalition Airs First Ads

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The first ad is out promoting the ballot amendment to build new casinos in New York.  It focuses on the benefits the casinos might bring, and not on actual gambling activity.

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New York News
6:07 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Comptroller's Report Shows DC Dysfunction Decreased Wall St. Profits

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A report by New York State’s Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds that the dysfunction in Washington may take a bite out of Wall Street profits for the remainder of this year.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Poll Shows Cuomo Poised For Safe Reelection, With Some Weaknesses

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A new poll finds that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is well positioned to win re-election next year, but there are some weaknesses in the governor’s generally positive numbers.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Corruption Commmission Probes Intensify

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An anti-corruption commission appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has deepened its investigations in recent days. The probes come as Cuomo came increasingly under fire, accused of trying to control the panel and even suppress some subpoenas.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Court Rejects Casino Wording Suit

A New York State Supreme Court judge threw out a lawsuit challenging the wording of a November ballot amendment to expand gambling in New York . Opponents say they will appeal.

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New York News
4:22 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Key Assemblymember On Fracking Panel Calls For Health Study Do-Over

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A Binghamton Assemblywoman who is on the Cuomo’s Administration’s hydro fracking advisory panel is asking for a do over of an ongoing heath review, saying the secretive process has compromised public confidence.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Is Cuomo's Corruption Commission Going Off The Rails?

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News reports in recent days portray New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission on corruption as possibly going off the rails. Government reform groups say they are concerned and want some answers.

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New York News
3:36 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Opposition To Gambling Amendment Heats Up

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Another anti-gambling group has released a study debunking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s and the legislature’s claims about the benefits of permitting more casino gambling in the state.

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