- Albany Round-up
Cuomo: Not enough votes for more public financing
Republicans who control the Senate with breakaway Democrats are opposed to public financing of campaigns.
NY budget includes Common Core delay for students
Scores on Common Core-aligned tests for students from third to eighth grade will remain off their transcripts through 2018.
- NY Legislature passes $140 billion budget Agreement on the spending plan that will expand pre-kindergarten statewide and provide tax relief to homeowners and corporations was reached by Cuomo and legislative leaders early in the weekend.
Gun rights rally in Albany
The activists are seeking a repeal of a 2013 state law that outlawed the sales of some popular guns like the AR-15.
NY budget allows crossbow hunting this fall
Bill will allow crossbow use for all small game, including turkeys, and any big game season in which firearms are allowed.
NY Assembly begins debating $140 billion budget
An estimated $1.5 billion in homeowner tax relief is tied to local governments staying within a 2 percent tax cap the first year.
US House seats made more competitive in New York
A federal magistrate took just two weeks to oversee the drawing of new maps greeted by good government groups as models of how districts should be created.
NY commission starts seeking casino applications
The state Gaming Commission's Facility Location Board is putting out requests for applications Monday for casinos in the Albany area, the Catskills and the Southern Tier.
Cuomo says overhaul of NY ethics needed _ again
Governor tells public radio he will galvanize public outrage to change ethical standards and election laws.
NY top court OKs tax on online sellers like Amazon
The Court of Appeals rules that taxes can apply when the online retailers generate at least $10,000 in annual sales to New Yorkers from in-state websites that earn commissions.
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