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Buffalo Capitol building.
There’s no silver bullet to save the upstate economy.
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Advocates have a new approach to pushing for publicly-funded campaigns.
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Will a real estate transfer tax raise as much money and accomplish the same goals as the now-dead pied-a-terre tax?
State lawmakers are considering a transfer tax to raise money for the MTA. What does that mean?
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Members of the state Senate and Assembly heard hours of testimony from former staffers who said they had experienced harassment.
State lawmakers have a long list of bills that address sexual harassment.
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Lawmakers have been vigilant about pursuing recreational marijuana legalization.
Cuomo has doubts, but lawmakers say they are not giving up.
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New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Gov. Andrew Cuomo deliver an update on the budget shortfall.
New York is left holding the bag for Trump’s tax cut.
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Andrew Cuomo and Robert Mujica
Why the little-known state entity could block the plan to bring Amazon’s new headquarters to Queens.
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Hands rolling a joint
What we know – and what we don’t – about legalizing pot in New York.
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New York State covered in weed
New York’s about-face on marijuana has triggered a gold rush.
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two different versions of Andrew Cuomo's face in opposite directions
How elected officials ‘evolved’ on pot, guns, immigrants, LGBT rights and homelessness.
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