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While a new poll finds New Yorkers would like Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be a “national leader” challenging the policies of President Donald Trump’s administration, Cuomo seldom actually mentions the president by name.

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The health care bill unveiled in the U.S. Senate Friday retains provisions that relate to New York's Medicaid program.

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The U.S. House of Representatives’ vote on the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act looms this evening, and some of New York’s representatives are still on the fence. New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul is hoping to change that.


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A provision to shift Medicaid health care costs in New York from counties to the state as part of the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act by Congress is meeting with a cool reception from state leaders.


Despite claims by Republican leaders in Congress that an immediate repeal of Obamacare is imminent, some rank-and-file Republicans are pushing for a more cautious approach.

Lewis named director of Niagara County SPCA

Jun 25, 2012
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The woman serving as interim leader of the Niagara County SPCA has become the permanent leader.   Amy Lewis stepped in nearly six months ago when a scathing report of high and unnecessary euthanizations was revealed.

The scandal-plagued Niagara County SPCA continues taking steps toward rehabilitating its image. 

The shelter's board Monday announced Amy Lewis, who's been serving as interim executive director since February, has accepted the permanent post.