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Antonacci challenges DiNapoli to debate

State comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci is challenging incumbent Tom DiNapoli to a debate on the vision of the state Comptroller's Office.At a press conference in front of the state Capitol Tuesday — during a stop on his 11-city tour of minor league ... [Published Legislative Gazette - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Two very different racially charged incidents

We suppose no one should be surprised that just a few weeks after Eric Garner died on a Tompkinsville street after police used force to try to place him under arrest, provoking a strong reaction in the city's minority community, there has been violent ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Teachout spotlights her progressive education plan

Gov. Cuomo's Democratic primary challenger, Zephyr Teachout, talked with The Legislative Gazette about her plans for reforming the way education is funded in New York state if she is elected governor. Though still considered a longshot, Teachout has ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wineries can import grapes in wake of a poor harvest

New York authorities will allow wineries to buy grapes and juice from out of state to make up shortages after a harvest expected to be well below normal because of last winters' harsh weather.Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball said Monday the law requires ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking part of Astorino’s jobs plan

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is the most contentious part of a jobs plan unveiled by Republican candidate for governor, Rob Astorino. Astorino said it would be a boon for rural areas of the state, but environmental advocates and many Democrats warn ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Q poll shows little support for recreational marijuana in NY

August 25, 2014Only 35 percent of New York State voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use, while 44 percent want to legalize marijuana for medical use only and 19 percent say marijuana should not be legal, according to a Quinnipiac University ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

What’s the difference between Governors Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie, and Rick Perry?

PerryAugust 25, 2014You should know that there is an old saying: "You can indict a ham and cheese sandwich." This means that the level of proof needed to indict a defendant might not be very high. It also means that the power and resources available ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Third major labor union snubs Cuomo

August 25, 2014Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbed by a third major labor union when the 2.5 million member New York chapter of the AFL-CIO decided to not make any endorsements for governor this year.The AFL-CIO decision follows a similar move by the New York ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

The consequences of this election are serious

August 25, 2014In 2011, when Republicans regained control of the New York State Senate, the previous Democrat majority had run up a staggering $10 billion deficit. New York City Democrats were fresh off of raising 124 taxes and fees to the tune of $14 ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Safety standards lag oil train traffic

Reducing the volatility of the crude oil and ensuring local railroad bridges are not structurally compromised are two steps in the right direction for protecting residents of New York state, says a recent editorial in the Rochester Democrat and Chron ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rebuilding the public trust

August 25, 2014One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public information is having enough room to store it.Paper takes up space. And after a while, it can take up a lot of space.It's why government bodies limit the amount ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Conservation voters make Sen. Avella's re-election a priority

The New York League of Conservation Voters' political action committee has named the 11th Senate District — where it supports Sen. Tony Avella — as its first "priority race."Avella is vice chair of the Senate's Environmental Conservation Committee. He ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]

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"Tom DiNapoli has a responsibility to have a frank and public discussion about his tenure in Albany and where he would like to take his office in the future" the Republican challenger said...
At the time, AFL-CIO's state president Denis Hughes said "New York's organized labor movement has long enjoyed a close working relationship with Andrew Cuomo. As attorney general, he fought for the middle class and against the monied interests of Wall Street. We look forward to those principles following him to the Governor's Mansion."
...According to the August 19, 2014 edition of the New York Times: "The indictment, returned by a grand jury on Friday in Travis County, Tex., stemmed from Mr. Perry's efforts to force the resignation of Rosemary Lehmberg, the county's district attorney, after her arrest on a drunken-driving charge. Mr. Perry threatened to veto funding to her office unless she quit, a threat that he ultimately carried out by vetoing $7.5 million earmarked for the PublicPublic Integrity Unit that was intended to fight official corruption."
"Almost all New Yorkers favor the use of medical marijuana, but many voters want to stop there. Just under a fifth would ban it completely and 44 percent say medical marijuana only" said Maurice Carroll, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll

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Antonacci challenges DiNapoli to debate [Published Legislative Gazette - 18 hours ago]
Third major labor union snubs Cuomo [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
What’s the difference between Governors Andrew ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Q poll shows little support for recreational ma... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Fracking part of Astorino’s jobs plan [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Wineries can import grapes in wake of a poor ha... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Teachout spotlights her progressive education plan [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Two very different racially charged incidents [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Rebuilding the public trust [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Gov. Cuomo under pressure to debate his challenger [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Safety standards lag oil train traffic [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
The consequences of this election are serious [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Conservation voters make Sen. Avella's re-elect... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
DiNapoli: SUNY improves crime stats reporting, ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Q poll finds highest-ever opposition to new dri... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
Clinton, Cuomo fare well against Republicans in... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 21 2014]
AG's office supplying heroin antidote kits to 1... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
DiNapoli, Schneiderman, enjoying comfortable le... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Nearly half of voters say Cuomo is part of the ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Third major union passes passes on Cuomo [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
An open letter to New York from Senate Republic... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Quite a purse for a lagging horse [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Stop singling out fracking for draining water s... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Make your voices heard at the casino hearings [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
An easier way to vote [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
New law to address school overcrowding [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
In many spots, Hudson is unsafe for swimmers an... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Lawsuit challenges tenure laws [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Educators protest corporate influence on public... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
DEC to hold 'conference' on Finger Lakes gas st... [Published Legislative Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
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