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A key component of Governor Cuomo’s 2013 agenda appears in jeopardy, as the governor concedes he does not currently have enough votes in the State Senate to bring an abortion rights bill he has championed to the floor. State Senate Republican...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making a case to postpone a referendum on whether to allow major casinos off Indian land in New York. That vote by the public to amend the constitution to allow casino gambling beyond tribal facilities had...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York's state ethics board says its report into accusations that Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexually harassed young female staffers will soon be made public. The state Joint Commission on Public Ethics report is now in...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A state Senate committee's first hearing on Gov. Tom Corbett's effort to liberalize Pennsylvania's beer, wine and liquor laws featured broad criticism of the proposal. One witness, David Bender of Compass Mark in...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Fewer and fewer Pennsylvania school districts are seeking approval to raise property taxes beyond a state-imposed inflation index without voter approval. A state Department of Education report released Tuesday shows 171 of the...
The state’s Attorney General and Assembly Speaker have proposed an early voting system for New York that they say can improve voter participation and democracy. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...