Albany

Curran - LI Lawmakers - Bail reform
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Sophia Hall
January 21, 2020 - 2:44 pm
A new Siena College poll found most New Yorkers think the bail reform law is bad for the state, and a group of Long Island lawmakers are looking to convince Albany to make some changes.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
New York Governors Office
WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 7:05 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday used his annual State of the State Address to advocate for a number of progressive goals while prioritizing fighting hate and improving the environment.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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AP News
January 05, 2020 - 12:15 pm
New York lawmakers are set to return to Albany this week for the start of the new legislative session, and a second year of near-total control of state government by Democrats.
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Sandy-Damaged East Rockaway Home Left Unlivable
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Sophia Hall
November 04, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A new bill in Albany is looking to help protect those affected by natural disasters, such as Superstorm Sandy, from fraudulent contractors.
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Andrew Cuomo
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 19, 2019 - 6:46 pm
A huge pile of legislation passed this year by newly empowered New York Democrats is still awaiting the governor's signature, and advocacy groups and lawmakers are clamoring to get their bills turned into law.
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Cuomo congestion pricing
New York Governor's Office
Erica Brosnan
October 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Gov. Cuomo signed a law that eliminates legal hurdles which could have prevented New York from prosecuting people pardoned by the president for federal crimes.
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New York State Senate
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 09, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Tuesday was the deadline for all New York workers to have completed sexual harassment training mandated by state law.
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CBD
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June 30, 2019 - 2:59 pm
New York State is on track to regulate CBD and hemp products, with lawmakers saying the rules are needed to protect consumers as the market for such products booms.
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NYC Election Day
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
June 23, 2019 - 3:17 pm
A bill on the verge of passing the New York Legislature would have given non-citizens the right to vote. It was pulled after some lawmakers noticed the mistake.
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Medical Marijuana
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June 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm
It’s down to the wire in Albany. With just three days left in this year’s session, there appears to be a last-minute push to legalize marijuana.
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