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New York lawmakers to review Cuomo’s local government plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers want to know if a new state initiative aimed at reducing property taxes is working as intended. A provision in the state budget directs local officials around the state to convene panels to ...

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Lawmakers holding hearing on worker scheduling regulations

Two Republican state lawmakers are holding a public hearing on new state labor regulations that they say will have an adverse impact on New York businesses. In November, the Cuomo administration announced that the new regulations will crack down on ...

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Cuomo proposes multiple criminal justice reforms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his state of the state address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed a package of major changes to the state’s criminal justice system. “This sweeping overhaul will transform our criminal justice system by removing critical barriers, reaffirming our beliefs in fairness, opportunity and dignity, and continue ...

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Cuomo to detail 2018 agenda in speech to lawmakers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will lay out his 2018 agenda to lawmakers — including calls to overhaul state sexual harassment policies, create new disclosure rules for online political ads and make it easier to cast ...

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Cuomo grants 59 pardons, with focus on immigrants and youths

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pardoned 59 people for nonviolent crimes, including 18 immigrants whose years-old convictions put them at risk of deportation despite otherwise law-abiding lives. The Democratic governor announced his latest clemency grants ...

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