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New York State Legislature

Albany Mega Deal To Cover Redistricting, Casinos, Pension Reform Nearly Done

Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are expected to finalize a deal Wednesday night to settle four of the thorniest and high-profile issues at the state capital.

03/14/2012

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Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol Sees Deal For DNA Databank

The chief Assembly sponsor of legislation to double New York’s DNA database with genetic information from all felony and penal misdemeanor offenders says he expects a compromise to pass.

03/13/2012

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Expanded N.Y. DNA Database Would Seek To Exonerate The Innocent, Expose The Guilty

The state of New York is considering a dramatic expansion of its DNA collection. New Yorkers who find themselves under arrest for anything may soon have to give up a sample.

01/12/2012