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New York's Assembly has voted to limit legislators' outside income to about $70,000 annually.

Report Analyzes NYS Legislators' Personal Finances

Sep 4, 2013
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A few New York state lawmakers from the Hudson Valley rank high on a list of state legislators’ personal finances. In fact, a Westchester assemblywoman is number one for household income. The new report from good government groups is a first, and shows several lawmakers are making their money outside the legislative chambers.

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