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Election Re-Districting Proposal Considered In Albany

The latest hope of overhauling New York politics by creating more competitive elections rests with closed-door horse trading this week by the Legislature’s powerful leaders and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo


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Governor Cuomo Unveils New Plan To Combat Gun Violence

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide initiative aimed at curtailing gun violence on Saturday.


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NY Lawmakers Will Consider Increased Taxes On Certain Items

New York’s Legislature will consider taxes at its next public hearing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget.


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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.


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Study, Assemblyman Seek Action On ‘Food Deserts’

Fewer groceries in urban and rural areas statewide have worsened the so-called food deserts in New York, where the poor have little access to affordable fresh produce and nutritious foods, a study finds.


In this Jan. 3, 2011 photo, Stephanie Forcer teaches her class at P.S. 262 in New York during a tour by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Cathie Black. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bloomberg, Cuomo Go Head-To-Head On LIFO Reform Bills

Bloomberg says the Governor’s proposed education measure needs doesn’t address the Last In, First Out issue.


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Gov. Cuomo Headed To Big Apple

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in New York City Thursday night to swear in his new Attorney General, Eric Schniederman.