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NY Senate rejects immigrant student 'Dream Act' ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Senate has rejected a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally. The 30-29 vote Monday evening was short of the 32 votes needed to...
The Senate and Assembly are set to begin conference committee meetings on Monday, now that both houses have finished with their resolutions laying out their positions. Sticking points include funding for Charter schools. Governor Cuomo and Senate...
The State Senate for the first time includes Governor Cuomo’s plan for public campaign financing in its budget resolution.  The sparsely worded proposal has left supporters and opponents trying to sort through the political tea leaves....
NY Senate backs video gambling for fliers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Senate is proposing that New York authorize video lottery terminals at international airport departure terminals to catch gamblers on their way out of the country. The...
There is a $1 billion dollar offer on the table to purchase gun maker Remington Arms. Global Digital Solutions, a Florida-based company that works on ‘smart gun’ technology, is offering $1.2 billion for Freedom Group, which owns...
Both houses of the legislature are making changes to Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan in their budget proposals. And now, small business groups are speaking out, saying the proposal favors some homeowners, at their expense. The State Assembly...