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Cooling aid offered for low-income New Yorkers

ALBANY — Low-income New Yorkers with health issues aggravated by the heat can get help from the state. New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner Darryl Towns says a heat wave is a matter of life and death for people with serious underlying medical issues.

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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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Permanent place of abode is subject of tax opinion

In a controversial late June decision, the New York State Tax Appeal Tribunal issued a decision in Matter of John Gaied that may significantly affect out-of-state residents with a secondary New York state residence and expand New York state residency provisions.

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Comptroller wants job-creation program changes

ALBANY — After decades of controversy and scandal in some local economic development agencies that trade tax breaks for promises of jobs, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday it's time to make employers more accountable for their benefits.

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NY wineries want feds to speed up bottle labeling

New York's wineries say the federal government is putting a cork in their business by taking too long to approve new labels for wine bottles. Sen. Charles Schumer is heading Friday to two wineries in New York's Finger Lakes region to press the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau ...

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