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Joseph Percoco, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's former aide arrives at federal court for his corruption trial in 2018.
A state constitutional amendment could clean up Albany
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headshots of Joe Lentol, Helene Weinstein, David Weprin.
The lower chamber is now standing in the way of policy progress.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Suburban Dems aren’t that vulnerable, so they should go big.
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Nursing home care.
Medicare doesn’t cover long-term care for the elderly and disabled. The state should.
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Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court in Washington D.C. accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort.
Recent developments in the cases against Paul Manafort and Roger Stone show its urgency.
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio announce the closing of Rikers Island.
When the jail closes, use the land to fight climate change, pollution and environmental injustice.
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New Yorkers line up to cast their votes for President of the United States on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
A ‘back-end’ model will have a much greater effect
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A child with a rash caused by the measles virus.
New York should protect children with compromised immune systems.
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A woman walks past the Google offices in Manhattan New York
The city and state can’t ignore the fast-growing economic sector.
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