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Anti-hazing law prohibits certain physical initiation acts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed anti-hazing legislation that was prompted by the death of a New York City college student fatally injured while pledging a fraternity. The Democrat says the bill he signed into law Monday ...

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Cuomo blasts reporter’s company after question on donations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo criticized a reporter’s employer Tuesday after the journalist asked about political contributions from a company under federal investigation, leading challenger Cynthia Nixon to accuse her political rival of harboring “Trumpian” animosity ...

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Cuomo pardons 7 facing deportation for past convictions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Seven people who faced deportation because of crimes committed years ago were pardoned Monday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The seven individuals include a mother of three, a grandfather and a man battling cancer. All ...

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Cuomo calls for special session on abortion rights

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in New York state law. Cuomo says Monday that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the ...

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Cuomo: $30 million for next phase in plan to combat homelessness

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released details of the next phase in his $20 billion, five-year plan to alleviate New York state’s homelessness problem. The Democrat announced Tuesday that the third phase of the Empire State Supportive ...

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Governor: ban employers from asking about pay history

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to prohibit all employers from asking job applicants about their prior salary history. The measure announced Tuesday would apply to the private and public sector. It’s one of the recommendations from ...

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