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Cuomo to kick off state of the state road trip

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver a state of the state address in New York City, one of six speeches planned for locations around the state this week. The Democratic governor will deliver his remarks at the World Trade ...

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Cuomo wants tougher penalties for hacking

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to strengthen state laws against computer hacking, identity theft and other cybercrimes. The Democratic governor on Friday also called for the creation of a new “cyber incident response team” to help state agencies prevent ...

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New York police issue more than 33,000 tickets in DWI crackdown

Police in New York state issued more than 33,000 tickets during a two-week holiday crackdown on drunken and impaired drivers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign ran from Dec. 16 through Jan. ...

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Top New York lawmakers will skip Cuomo state of the state addresses

Top state lawmakers in New York are skipping Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state of the state addresses. Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins have no plans to attend one of ...

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Cuomo wants free SUNY tuition for many New Yorkers

Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-free for residents earning $125,000 or less. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday ...

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Governor calls for free tuition at NY public colleges

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday morning at LaGuardia Community College in Queens alongside U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. During ...

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Minimum wage going up in New York

ALBANY — The minimum wage is going up at year’s end throughout New York state. Within New York City the wage will rise from $9 to $11 per hour, though the increase will be smaller for employees of small businesses. ...

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