What will happen to pot legalization amidst the coronavirus outbreak?
Albany lawmakers still disagree with Cuomo on how to use tax revenues from pot sales.
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Assemblyman Joe Lentol
His bill would go further than any other measure, but its legality is unclear.
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A nearly deserted Albany this week.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Governor Cuomo announcing an agreement on a paid sick leave bill.
On top of possible restrictions on changing Medicaid, the governor could face reduced tax revenues due to the coronavirus.
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Governor Cuomo at a charter school rally in 2014.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to back charters, but he’s unlikely to flex his influence in the state Legislature.
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Staten Island Borough President James Oddo
It depends almost entirely on their personality.
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Absentee voting could be the new normal as the coronavirus rages on.
While states consider postponing elections, expanding absentee voting may be another solution.
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Norman Birenbaum
Norman Birenbaum has been heading up the governor’s efforts to legalize marijuana.
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Michael Bloomberg's campaign ended after falling short on Super Tuesday.
Rounding up the week’s political news
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Rebecca C. Lewis
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