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There are a number of primary elections on Tuesday  federal posts, including for Congress and the US Senate, and  turn out is expected to be very low. It’s the first time in around 40 years that New York has held June primaries. The...
The state legislature ended its session in an orderly fashion for the first time in decades, but  the lack of last minute negotiations means that some issues were left unresolved, and it’s likely that lawmakers will be back at the Capitol...
There was a little bit of drama in an otherwise mundane end to the legislative session, when Senate Republicans agreed in the final hours to approve Governor Cuomo’s proposal on how to make teacher evaluations public. Senate Republicans, on...
The legislative session that’s concluding in Albany seems to be more about what’s not getting done that what is getting accomplished. As Karen DeWitt reports, agreements were not reached on several key issues. Governor Andrew Cuomo at...
The state’s major environmental groups have formed a new coalition, urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject a plan to begin hydro fracking in select counties in New York’s Southern Tier.  Peter Hudiburg of the town of Plymouth, in...
A bill to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana appears dead for the legislative session , now that Republicans in the Senate say they won't be acting on the bill. Governor Cuomo says it’s “highly unlikely” that his bill to...