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When he announced the Excelsior Scholarship, billed as the biggest-in-the-nation free college program, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised dreams could come true for all.

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New York State Senate republicans are proposing a plan to make college more affordable and protect private colleges. They have proposed a significant increase in the Tuition Assistance Program known as TAP. 

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Students from across the state are gathering in Albany today to encourage elected officials to commit more resources to student financial aid programs.

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College students and businesses have something to gain from the recently enacted state budget. One area lawmaker says the local economy should benefit, as well. 

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is proposing tuition assistance for illegal immigrants in New York State.