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Judge orders New York not to release Trump’s state tax returns to House while lawsuit proceeds

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President Donald Trump’s move to shield his New York state tax returns from the House Ways and Means Committee got an early win Thursday as a federal judge accepted a state proposal not to hand over Trump’s returns while the ...

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NY Senate to vote on Uber, Lyft expansion

ALBANY — Uber and Lyft could be coming to upstate New York under legislation poised for approval in the state Senate. The two ride-hailing companies are now prohibited from operating outside of the New York City area. Previous attempts to ...

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Minimum wage going up in New York

ALBANY — The minimum wage is going up at year’s end throughout New York state. Within New York City the wage will rise from $9 to $11 per hour, though the increase will be smaller for employees of small businesses. ...

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NY pay-to-play plot fueled by bribes, US says

A senior investment manager for New York’s state pension fund accepted bribes including drugs, prostitutes and tickets to a Paul McCartney concert from two brokers in exchange for millions of dollars in fixed-income business from the fund, prosecutors said. Navnoor ...

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NY poised to crack down on illegal Airbnb rentals

ALBANY — New York state may soon enact one of the nation’s toughest restrictions on short-term rentals offered on online sites like Airbnb. Legislation awaiting action by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo would authorize fines of up to $7,500 for listings ...

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NY law allows dogs on restaurant patios

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New York’s pooches may now venture onto restaurant patios under a new state law allowing restaurants to open outdoor dining areas to canines. The measure was signed into law late Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. States including California, Florida and ...

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N.Y. fire prevention and building code council meeting set

The State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council is set to meet next month to discuss updates of the fire prevention and building code and the State Energy Conservation Construction Code. The meeting is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Gov. ...

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State gets $800M in Bank of America settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state will get $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. ...

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