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A protester is arrested by a New York State Police officer at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. More than 100 protesters blocked stairs and corridors protesting proposed cuts in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget, and several were arrested.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Protesters Block Stairs, Halls In NY Capitol

More than 100 protesters chanting opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to cut program funding for the poor while giving tax breaks to the rich blocked central stairs and hallways in the Capitol for an hour Wednesday afternoon.

03/02/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo’s First New York Budget Gets Mixed Reviews

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first budget proposal is drawing mixed reviews, with business groups praising plans to reduce spending while health, education and public employees advocates denounced cuts and layoffs.

02/02/2011