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Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools

A Game of Cat and Mouse with High Stakes: Deportation

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




As federal authorities detain more undocumented immigrants in New York’s courthouses, criminal law officials try to thwart them, saying arrests hamper justice.

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Driving While Undocumented, and Facing the Risks

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Despite Strict Gun Law, Troubled Doctor Was Able to Buy Assault Rifle

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




New York tightened its gun laws after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the Bronx hospital gunman, who had a criminal record, was still able to buy a military-style rifle.

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De Blasio, in Reversal, Says New York Will Pay $2 Million for His Lawyers

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mayor de Blasio, who was not charged, said he would raise $300,000 for legal fees related to “nongovernmental work” examined by federal and state prosecutors.

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Speaker Candidate Drew Ethics Panel’s Notice

| January 31, 2015




Carl E. Heastie, a lawmaker from the Bronx who has emerged as the favorite to succeed Sheldon Silver, attracted the attention of the now-defunct Moreland Commission on corruption in Albany.




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Cuomo to Offer Plan to Cut College Graduates’ Debt

| January 18, 2015




Under the proposal, the state would cover two years of loan payments for graduates of New York State colleges who make less than $50,000 a year, continue to live in the state and are enrolled in a federal repayment program.

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One Last Confluence for Mario and Andrew Cuomo, Proud Rivals

| January 3, 2015




On the day of Andrew Cuomo’s inauguration for his second term as governor of New York, his father, Mario Cuomo, died, commanding the state’s attention.




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One Last Confluence for Mario and Andrew Cuomo, Proud Rivals

Mario Cuomo, Governor, Governor’s Father and an Eloquent Liberal Beacon, Dies at 82

| January 2, 2015




Mr. Cuomo, a spellbinding orator and prickly personality who flirted with running for the presidency, lived to see his son Andrew follow in his footsteps as governor.




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Cuomo Inaugurated for Second Term as Governor

| January 1, 2015




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo celebrated the beginning of his next term on Thursday by promising to address concerns about the justice system and economic mobility.




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Cuomo, Using Pardon Power, Gives Pair a ‘Second Chance’

| January 1, 2015




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he had pardoned two men, exercising his clemency powers for the second time since he took office in 2011.

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Cuomo’s Second Inaugural Address Is Expected to Strike National Tone

| December 31, 2014




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will depart from traditional practice and forgo a ceremony in Albany, instead holding a pair of events in Manhattan and Buffalo.




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City Room: New York Today: The Year in News

| December 31, 2014




Wednesday: The most read stories of 2014, teeth-chattering cold, and it’s New Year’s Eve.




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U.S. Said to Investigate Sheldon Silver, New York Assembly Speaker, Over Payments

| December 30, 2014




Mr. Silver is being investigated for payments he received from a firm specializing in an area of law far removed from his personal injury law background, according to people with knowledge of the matter.




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Despite Veto, Sponsors of Port Authority Bill Continue Push for Reform

| December 29, 2014





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Cuomo and Christie, Defying Legislatures, Reject Bill to Overhaul Port Agency

| December 28, 2014




The bill, passed by all four houses of the New York and New Jersey Legislatures this year, would have provided a raft of new financial, ethical and administrative rules for the bistate agency.




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Citing Health Risks, Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State

| December 18, 2014





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Board Backs Casinos in the Catskills, Near Albany and in Central New York

| December 18, 2014





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New York State Education Commissioner to Leave for Federal Post

| December 11, 2014




John B. King Jr. said he would take the second-highest-ranking job at the United States Education Department.




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Eyeing a Raise, Albany Lawmakers Are Negotiating Reforms With Cuomo

| December 9, 2014




A pay increase would be a first for Albany legislators since 1999, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has insisted he will not approve it without “significant” new anticorruption measures.




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After Snow, Upstate New York Prepares for Floods

| November 23, 2014




As upstate New York continues to remove up to seven feet of snow from some areas, officials warned that a forecast of rising temperatures and rain could lead to widespread flooding.




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After Snow, Upstate New York Prepares for Floods

Heavy Snow Keeps Falling in Buffalo Area, Straining Nerves and Roofs

| November 21, 2014




The death toll climbed to 10 from storms in western New York that astonished even those accustomed to a bad winter.

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A Claim of Innocence Is No Longer a Roadblock to Parole

| November 12, 2014




Parole boards are changing some of their long-held views on inmates admitting guilt, as shown in the case of Freddie Cox, a Brooklyn man convicted of murder.

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A Claim of Innocence Is No Longer a Roadblock to Parole

Andrew Cuomo Is Re-elected New York Governor

| November 5, 2014




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo defeated Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive, whom the governor had repeatedly attacked over his conservative views on social issues like abortion rights.




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Andrew Cuomo Is Re-elected New York Governor

In Lopsided Money Race, Cuomo Campaign Is Awash in Cash

| November 4, 2014




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has raised more than $45 million over the past four years, according to a research group. His opponent, Rob Astorino, had raised $4.8 million as of last month.

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As New York Election Looms, Cuomo and Astorino Rally Voters

| November 4, 2014




Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, widely expected to win a second term, addressed supporters in Times Square as his challenger, Rob Astorino, campaigned at numerous events.

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A Tepid Thumbs Up Is the Best Many Can Muster for Cuomo

| November 3, 2014




Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gets strong marks for his response to the Ebola virus. But some voters are unsettled by what they view as his back-room, bullying style and by a federal investigation.

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In New York Attorney General Debate, Cahill and Schneiderman Clash Over Ethics and Integrity

| October 31, 2014





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In New York Attorney General Debate, Cahill and Schneiderman Clash Over Ethics and Integrity

New York State Offers Protections for Medical Workers Joining Ebola Fight

| October 30, 2014




The announcement on Thursday was an effort to alleviate concerns that the state’s quarantine policy could deter health care workers from traveling to West Africa.




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De Blasio Fights for a Democratic State Senate With Calls, Cash and Ads

| October 30, 2014





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