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Legislature takes up tax deal

ALBANY — Some last-minute but minor revisions have stalled legislative action on a major measure that would raise taxes on millionaires, while providing a modest but rare middle-class tax break to New Yorkers. Assembly Majority Leader Ronald Canestrari said, however, ...

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Accountant mobility bill gets closer in New York

A bill allowing New York state accountants to perform out-of-state services for clients has passed through the Legislature and now awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature to become law. The bill, S2628, also allows cross-border practice mobility ...

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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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Legislature eyes move to paperless governing

ALBANY — Legislative bills in Albany can be stacked several feet thick on lawmakers' desks every day of session, voted on, and then dumped mostly unread into trash and recycling bins. The cost of printing bills alone is $13 million a year.

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