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The New York State Assembly has voted to eliminate the requirement for cash bail in most criminal cases.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is riding a school bus around New York State to highlight his proposal to allow parents or teachers to petition a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students.

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A report from the state ethics commission clears Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s former high-level economic development official Sam Hoyt of sexual harassment charges, but the report leaves many unanswered questions.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is getting support from the disability community.

Officials in New York are conducting a series of cybersecurity drills to test how vulnerable the state's election system is to hacking.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo called in Democratic Party stalwarts Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden to endorse him as the incumbent received the overwhelming support of delegates Thursday at the state Democratic Convention on Long Island.

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The New York State Public Service Commission is proposing a $3.9 million settlement over the way NYSEG and Rochester Electric & Gas responded to the March 2017 windstorm.

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New York has commitments for $670 million on extending broadband service to every part of the state to meet a promise by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sen. Rob Ortt says that is well and good, but he wants to know where money has been spent and where it will be spent.

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Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins is calling for an expansion of public housing in New York State. At the same time, Hawkins is criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s housing investment strategies.

New York lawmakers will carry on trying to close a loophole that could shield people from state prosecution if they have received a presidential pardon — without the bill's high-profile champion, former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Current U.S. immigration policies pose an economic threat to New York's struggling dairy industry, according to the director of a farmworker program at Cornell University.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday that would temporarily take away the guns of people accused of domestic violence.

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Morning Edition listeners know Cokie Roberts as a veteran commentator providing political analysis. However, that is just one of a long list of accomplishments over a 40-year career that have won Roberts many awards and accolades.

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Wegmans has some concerns about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal this week to ban single-use plastic bags.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a bill to ban plastic grocery bags in New York, but not everyone is praising him for it.

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In this National Donate Life Month of April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced "historic levels" of New Yorkers are now registered as organ donors. Getting the credit for the recent growth spurt is an executive order signed in 2017 that allows New Yorkers to register when applying for government benefits, licenses and other services.

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New York is making free food pantries a standard fixture on all its public college campuses.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his tax returns for last year, showing a combined federal and state tax bill of nearly $55,000. 

It has been talked about for a while -- how asking job candidates about their past salary can influence how much future employers will pay. Now Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking more action on it.

Law enforcement agencies across New York State are now required to video record interrogations of people accused of most serious non-drug felonies, such as homicide and sexual assault.

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A Republican county executive from New York's Hudson Valley is formally kicking off his campaign for governor.

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The new state budget includes anti-sexual harassment measures that will apply to both government and private-sector workplaces.

State lawmakers started passing budget bills late Thursday night into Friday morning, even though some major issues related to the spending plan are still not resolved. They need to finish by mid-day Friday so legislators and staff can get home for the Passover and Easter holidays.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the International Joint Commission to maximize outflows of water from Lake Ontario.

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A longtime Capitol reporter was arrested for talking on the phone in the state Senate lobby. However, New York Daily News reporter Ken Lovett was released without charges after Gov. Andrew Cuomo intervened.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are negotiating a new anti-sexual harassment policy for state and local government officials as part of the state budget. But several victims of sexual abuse and harassment in the Legislature have come forward with a letter asking that the issue be taken out of the budget.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Boston

New York’s Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan met privately with Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday over a proposed bill to give victims of childhood sexual abuse more access to the courts. The Cardinal remains opposed to a key provision of the measure.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed New York extend the background check waiting period as part of efforts to reduce gun violence.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke publicly for the first time since his former closest aide was convicted of running two bribery schemes while working for the governor and managing Cuomo’s re-election campaign.

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