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Tampon tax ended

New York has ended its tax on tampons and sanitary napkins. State lawmakers voted to repeal the tax earlier this year and the exemption took effect on Thursday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was proud to have signed the ...

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Fifth suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Cuomo aide

Authorities say they’ve arrested a fifth suspect in the slaying of an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before last year’s West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. Kenny Bazile was arrested Thursday in Palm Desert, ...

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Health commissioner: State acted properly on tainted water

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The state followed federal guidelines in addressing industrial chemical contamination of a village’s drinking water, but the Environmental Protection Agency gave “confusing, changing and inconsistent guidance,” New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Tuesday. At ...

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Campaign against underage drinking launched

New York state officials have launched a campaign against underage drinking just in time for the start of the fall semester. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a multi-agency effort involving the State Police, Department of Motor Vehicles officials and ...

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Cuomo advances 12 measures for released inmates

The Cuomo administration is planning 12 measures intended to help prison inmates return to communities by lowering barriers to housing, health care and hiring. The measures were recommended by advocates and experts on prison re-entry tasked by Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...

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Cuomo aide brain dead after shooting

NEW YORK — An aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been declared brain dead after being caught in the crossfire between two gangs in the hours before the West Indian Day parade, his family said Wednesday. Carey Gabay ...

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