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New law creates adult alert system

A statewide alert system for missing vulnerable adults will be created as part of legislation signed into law Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The new system provides for the rapid public dissemination of information regarding adults with dementia ...

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Gov. Cuomo maps map next months in office

ALBANY — Get ready for another worldwide promotional campaign like the iconic I Love New York Campaign that began decades ago. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that’s part of his plan for the next six months of his freshman year. The top goal he says is “Jobs, jobs, jobs.”

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Cuomo OKs no-texting-while-driving legislation

ALBANY — New York state to drivers: “ST&D.” That texting abbreviation for “stop texting and drive” became law Tuesday when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that will allow police to stop and ticket drivers they see texting on the road, even when that’s the only apparent violation.

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Cuomo signs texting-driving bill

ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that will allow police to stop drivers they see texting while driving. Previously, police could only cite a driver for the traffic violation of distracted driving if they were stopped primarily for another offense, such as speeding.

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Cuomo’s win on marriage sparks presidential talk

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s successful push to legalize gay marriage in his state has made him a national hero to liberal voters and has sparked talk of a potential presidential bid for Cuomo in 2016. But Cuomo paired his quest for same-sex marriage with efforts to slash state ...

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Legislature gets ‘framework’ for mega deal

ALBANY — The framework of an agreement struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders is expected to result in a property tax cap, the extension of New York City rent control, tuition increases at the State university of New York and more by Tuesday night.

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