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Cuomo wants to limit pre-employment credit checks

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives to deliver his annual State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday in Albany. He delivered a broad, election-year agenda promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and a modernization of New York City’s airports. AP Images

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to prohibit pre-employment credit checks for most jobs. The Democrat’s proposal would prevent employers from requiring credit checks of as a hiring requirement. Cuomo announced the measure Tuesday. Cuomo argues ...

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Cuomo: Extend background check waiting period for gun buys

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to extend the background check waiting period for firearm purchase from three days to 10 days. The Democrat announced the proposal on Thursday. It’s just one of several ...

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Cuomo vows New York will lead nation with progressive agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — Sounding like the presidential candidate he insists he is not, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unleashed an energetic attack against President Donald Trumps policies Tuesday, pledging New York will lead the nation forward with the most ...

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Legalizing marijuana is now a priority for Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced his full support of statewide legalization of recreational marijuana, making it an administration priority for early 2019. “Let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana once and for all,” said Cuomo, a ...

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State support for housing initiative sought

A statewide network of nearly 167 advocacy organizations, along with businesses and labor unions, have sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking for $20 million in state funding to support the Community First initiative to provide housing counseling and ...

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