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The Evening Sun
Former Senator Tom Libous dies at 63position in 1987. Regarded for his ability to connect with people throughout th
Former Senator Tom Libous dies at 63
The Evening Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
position in 1987. Regarded for his ability to connect with people throughout the Southern Tier, Libous was elected to the New York Senate in 1988 � a post he held until 2015. Libous worked his way up the ranks of leadership in the New York... Read more
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The Hill
‘Reservation' remark wasn’t about BillShe maintained that her remarks were based on her political experience, spannin
‘Reservation' remark wasn’t about Bill
The Hill / Posted yesterday
She maintained that her remarks were based on her political experience, spanning from her 2000 New York Senate campaign to her time as secretary of State. "I was talking, and thinking, about my 2000 election, where I started off with Rudy Giuliani,... Read more
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New York Magazine
Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be Winningother people’s money. A bill to abolish the so-called “carried interest” loopho
Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be Winning
New York Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
other people’s money. A bill to abolish the so-called “carried interest” loophole is currently working its way through the New York Senate. To be sure, hedge funds aren’t going away. The biggest fund, $104 billion Westport, Connecticut–based... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Device to see if crashed driver sent texts: Should it be law?could plug into a cellphone and tell police whether it was in use at the time o
Device to see if crashed driver sent texts: Should it be law?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
could plug into a cellphone and tell police whether it was in use at the time of the crash. A bill was introduced in the New York Senate in March. According to the legislation's language, it "Provides for the field testing for use of mobile... Read more
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Orange County Register
Texting and driving increases while CHP issues fewer citationsNational Safety Council, 3 of 5 18- to-20-year-old drivers answer their phones
Texting and driving increases while CHP issues fewer citations
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
National Safety Council, 3 of 5 18- to-20-year-old drivers answer their phones while driving. Legislation proposed in the New York Senate this month seeks to allow law enforcement to use a device that can field-test a phone after crashes resulting... Read more
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Boston Globe
Courting the coveted Warren presidential endorsementadditional briefing material about the country’s bankruptcy laws. Later, when
Courting the coveted Warren presidential endorsement
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
additional briefing material about the country’s bankruptcy laws. Later, when Clinton changed her position after her New York Senate election and voted for the bankruptcy bill in 2001, Warren accused Clinton of bowing to the pressures from... Read more
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NBC New York
Silver, Skelos Replacements to Be ChosenSilver, the former Democratic speaker of the New York Assembly, and Dean Skelos
Silver, Skelos Replacements to Be Chosen
NBC New York / Posted 15 days ago
Silver, the former Democratic speaker of the New York Assembly, and Dean Skelos, the ex-Republican majority leader of the New York Senate, will also be chosen. The winners’ terms last only until the end of the year. Elections for the full terms... Read more
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New York Magazine
U.S. Sends More Troops to Iraq, While Shorthanded Supreme Court Seems Split on Immigration“fully getting how horrible it is for these families.” Gillibrand replaced — yo
U.S. Sends More Troops to Iraq, While Shorthanded Supreme Court Seems Split on Immigration
New York Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
“fully getting how horrible it is for these families.” Gillibrand replaced — you guessed it — Hillary Clinton on the New York Senate. [Politico] Michigan Governor Threatens to Poison His Family Michigan Governor Rick Snyder told reporters... Read more
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The Forward
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims Dialogueadvocates and SJP’s defenders worry that SJP is simply being silenced for speak
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims Dialogue
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
advocates and SJP’s defenders worry that SJP is simply being silenced for speaking out against Israel. Amid this, the New York Senate at one point even threatened CUNY with massive defunding for, in its view, failing to respond adequately to... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Like a New Yorker': What every presidential candidate aspires to as primary nearsventures and Queen's pedigree. Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sa
'Like a New Yorker': What every presidential candidate aspires to as primary nears
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
ventures and Queen's pedigree. Democratic rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have duelled over her eight-term New York senate tenure and his Brooklyn birthright. Even Texas senator Ted Cruz, who caught flack for disparaging "New York... Read more
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The Forward
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims Talkadvocates and SJP’s defenders worry that SJP is simply being silenced for speak
The CUNY Campus Where Jews and Muslims Talk
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
advocates and SJP’s defenders worry that SJP is simply being silenced for speaking out against Israel. Amid this, the New York Senate at one point even threatened CUNY with massive defunding for, in its view, failing to respond adequately to... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Judge denies new trial for former NY Senate leaderNEW YORK (AP)-- A judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Sen
Judge denies new trial for former NY Senate leader
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP)-- A judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his adult son. The two were convicted in December. Federal Judge Kimba Wood said in a document made public Friday that the once-powerful... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Judge refuses to grant new trial to ex-Senate leader, sonA judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Senate leader Dean
Judge refuses to grant new trial to ex-Senate leader, son
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 19 days ago
A judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his adult son after concluding that evidence produced by the government supported the jury verdict. The two were convicted in December. U.S. District Judge... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Judge refuses to grant new trial to ex-Senate leader, sonNEW YORK (AP) - A judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Sen
Judge refuses to grant new trial to ex-Senate leader, son
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has refused to grant a new trial to former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his adult son. The two were convicted in December. Federal Judge Kimba Wood said in a document made public Friday that the... Read more
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The Forward
Sheldon Silver Had 2 Affairs, Including With Lobbyist: Prosecutorsthat he abused his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes an
Sheldon Silver Had 2 Affairs, Including With Lobbyist: Prosecutors
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
that he abused his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes and kickbacks. Later in December, former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was convicted of bribery and extortion in a separate corruption case. As leaders... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
NY bill: 'Textalyzer' can scan phones after crashesCellebrite, can't actually read messages. It can only tell if they were sent.
NY bill: 'Textalyzer' can scan phones after crashes
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
Cellebrite, can't actually read messages. It can only tell if they were sent. Evan's Law already has been approved by the New York Senate. The entire legislature will have to vote on it before it reaches Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk. Copyright 2016... Read more
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Breitbart
New York Considering ‘Textalyzer’ to Determine if Texting Led to Car Crasheschange will undoubtedly have an impact on the way car accidents are reviewed, b
New York Considering ‘Textalyzer’ to Determine if Texting Led to Car Crashes
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
change will undoubtedly have an impact on the way car accidents are reviewed, both by police and insurance companies. The New York Senate Transportation committee are currently considering the legislation. If passed, it will be the first of its... Read more
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Daily Mail
Roadside police 'textalyser' technology to check phones after crashesMr Lieberman said. 'It's time to recognize that distracted driving is a similar
Roadside police 'textalyser' technology to check phones after crashes
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Mr Lieberman said. 'It's time to recognize that distracted driving is a similar impairment.' The law, which is before the New York Senate Transportation Committee, would adapt the law to make it so that motorists give 'implied consent' for... Read more
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The Verge
Roadside 'textalyzer’ could help stop distracted driving in New Yorkwithout logging more detailed records like the contents of texts or numbers cal
Roadside 'textalyzer’ could help stop distracted driving in New York
The Verge / Posted 23 days ago
without logging more detailed records like the contents of texts or numbers called. The legislation — currently before the New York Senate Transportation Committee — makes specific note of this provision for privacy, stating that "no such... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
A journey through American history with Hillary Clintontheir 20th birthday. My talk with Karen Blumenthal has been edited for length.
A journey through American history with Hillary Clinton
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 23 days ago
their 20th birthday. My talk with Karen Blumenthal has been edited for length. You quote Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York, who said “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” You note Hillary has the prose part down but her... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standardgovernor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affec
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standard
The Suffolk Times / Posted 25 days ago
governor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affected by the increases. The measure passed the New York Senate nearly unanimously and sailed through the Democrat-controlled Assembly by a vote of 97-38. State Sen.... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standardgovernor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affec
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standard
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 26 days ago
governor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affected by the increases. The measure passed the New York Senate nearly unanimously and sailed through the Democrat-controlled Assembly by a vote of 97-38. State Sen.... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standardgovernor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affec
Local farmers react to $15 minimum wage standard
The Suffolk Times / Posted 26 days ago
governor’s office has estimated that more than 2.3 million people will be affected by the increases. The measure passed the New York Senate nearly unanimously and sailed through the Democrat-controlled Assembly by a vote of 97-38. State Sen.... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jewish Press Endorsements: April 19 New York Special Electionsand obviously would bring a lot to the table. A point he made about his electi
Jewish Press Endorsements: April 19 New York Special Elections
The Jewish Press / Posted 27 days ago
and obviously would bring a lot to the table. A point he made about his election being key to Republican control of the New York Senate had particular resonance with us. If he is defeated by the Democratic candidate, Todd Kaminsky, who now... Read more
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CNN
Get ready for real show in New Yorkso bruising, it would be very tough to recover. To put this into perspective,
Get ready for real show in New York
CNN / Posted 29 days ago
so bruising, it would be very tough to recover. To put this into perspective, let's consider how handily Clinton won her New York Senate race, and against significant odds. Clinton launched her campaign in the summer of 1999 -- only after... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Get ready for real show in New Yorkso bruising, it would be very tough to recover. To put this into perspective,
Get ready for real show in New York
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
so bruising, it would be very tough to recover. To put this into perspective, let's consider how handily Clinton won her New York Senate race, and against significant odds. Clinton launched her campaign in the summer of 1999 -- only after... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Republican presidential candidate George Pataki: You Decide 2016Campaign ended: Dec. 29, 2015 Current position: None Career: Governor of New
Republican presidential candidate George Pataki: You Decide 2016
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 29 days ago
Campaign ended: Dec. 29, 2015 Current position: None Career: Governor of New York 1995 to 2006, New York Senate 1993 to 1004, New York State Assembly 1985 to 1992, Mayor of Peekskill 1981 to 1984 Hometown: Peekskill, New York Family: Married to... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leaderseek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leader NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosec
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leader
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 30 days ago
seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leader NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader for his extortion conviction to about 12 to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Republican ex-senator... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leaderNEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New Yo
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leader
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader for his extortion conviction to about 12 to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Republican ex-senator Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son, Adam Skelos,... Read more
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NBC New York
12-15 Years in Prison for Dean Skelos, SonFederal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader
12-15 Years in Prison for Dean Skelos, Son
NBC New York / Posted 30 days ago
Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader for his extortion conviction to about 12 to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Republican ex-senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, should each face prison terms... Read more
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Salon.com
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leaderNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New Yo
Prosecutors seek 12-15 years in prison for ex-Senate leader
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader for his extortion conviction to about 12 to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Republican ex-senator Dean Skelos (SKEH’-lohs) and his son, Adam Skelos,... Read more
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ABC News
Prosecutors Seek 12-15 Years in Prison for Ex-Senate LeaderFederal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader
Prosecutors Seek 12-15 Years in Prison for Ex-Senate Leader
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
Federal prosecutors say a judge should sentence a former New York Senate leader for his extortion conviction to about 12 to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Republican ex-senator Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son, Adam Skelos, should each face... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Candidates Will Fight for North Dakota Delegatesfrom Syria in an effort to allay fears that Tehran is using its powerful Islami
Candidates Will Fight for North Dakota Delegates
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 30 days ago
from Syria in an effort to allay fears that Tehran is using its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Syria to... Senate GOP strategy for dealing with Trump: Keep it localSenate GOP strategy for dealing with Trump: Keep it local For... Read more
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ABC News
Hillary Clinton: 'I'm Absolutely Confident That I Will Be the Nominee'else, a fresh face, who might be a more difficult challenge. I had that experie
Hillary Clinton: 'I'm Absolutely Confident That I Will Be the Nominee'
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
else, a fresh face, who might be a more difficult challenge. I had that experience, too. I started running out in the new York senate, Rudy Giuliani, he dropped out and then I had a fresher face to run against. I have no control over what the... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Senate Passes Budget After All-NighterThe New York Senate overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill Friday morning
Senate Passes Budget After All-Nighter
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 1 months ago
The New York Senate overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill Friday morning containing a measure to raise the state's minimum wage to $15. The Republican-controlled chamber voted 61-1 for approval after working through the night to pass other... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Budget sets fund to address insurer's failurewage hikes and paid family leave are each set to be phased in. The Senate has
Budget sets fund to address insurer's failure
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
wage hikes and paid family leave are each set to be phased in. The Senate has passed them all and adjourned. 10 a.m. The New York Senate has overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill containing a measure to raise the state's minimum wage to... Read more
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The Post-Standard
In Syracuse, Hillary Clinton pledges to defend Upstate NY workers, make college 'debt free'kids of grandkids," she said. Clinton commended Gov. Andrew Cuomo for working
In Syracuse, Hillary Clinton pledges to defend Upstate NY workers, make college 'debt free'
The Post-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
kids of grandkids," she said. Clinton commended Gov. Andrew Cuomo for working to pass a $15/hour minimum wage bill in the New York Senate today. She also criticized Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for rhetoric that "isn't only... Read more
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Business Insider
An 'unbelievably stupid' New York law about knives could be changed very soonof people [from being prosecuted]. It will keep them out of the system.” Stuck
An 'unbelievably stupid' New York law about knives could be changed very soon
Business Insider / Posted 1 months ago
of people [from being prosecuted]. It will keep them out of the system.” Stuck in limbo The bill passed through the New York Senate Codes committee in mid-March, overcoming one of the major obstacles it has been struck down by in the... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY Senate approves boost in state minimum wageALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Senate on Friday overwhelmingly passed a budge
NY Senate approves boost in state minimum wage
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 1 months ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Senate on Friday overwhelmingly passed a budget that includes a measure to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15, matching the top hourly pay approved by California lawmakers Thursday. The... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
New York budget includes $125M for new Plattsburgh manufacturerincludes $12 million for the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake and $7 million f
New York budget includes $125M for new Plattsburgh manufacturer
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 1 months ago
includes $12 million for the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake and $7 million for ORDA for sporting facility upgrades. The New York Senate has approved the budget. The House is debating its provisions. A vote was expected by Friday afternoon. WPTZ... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Burlington man pleads not guilty to sexual assaultSenate approves state budget that boosts minimum wageNY Senate approves state b
Burlington man pleads not guilty to sexual assault
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wageNY Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wage The New York Senate on Friday morning gave overwhelming approval to a state budget bill that includes a provision raising the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
White nose syndrome confirmed in Washington batSenate approves state budget that boosts minimum wageNY Senate approves state b
White nose syndrome confirmed in Washington bat
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wageNY Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wage The New York Senate on Friday morning gave overwhelming approval to a state budget bill that includes a provision raising the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wageSenate approves state budget that boosts minimum wage The New York Senate on F
NY Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wage
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
Senate approves state budget that boosts minimum wage The New York Senate on Friday morning gave overwhelming approval to a state budget bill that includes a provision raising the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Senate approves boost in state minimum wage to $15Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks to media members outside his office at the state Capito
Senate approves boost in state minimum wage to $15
Crain's New York Business / Posted 1 months ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks to media members outside his office at the state Capitol in Albany The New York Senate on Friday overwhelmingly passed a budget that includes a measure to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15, matching the top... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Sanders makes surprise appearance on 'The Late Show'Senate debating bill to boost state minimum wage to $15NY Senate debating bill
Sanders makes surprise appearance on 'The Late Show'
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
Senate debating bill to boost state minimum wage to $15NY Senate debating bill to boost state minimum wage to $15 The New York Senate has begun debating the portion of the budget containing a measure that would raise the state's minimum wage... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Minimum wage set to rise slower upstate10 a.m. The New York Senate has overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill co
Minimum wage set to rise slower upstate
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
10 a.m. The New York Senate has overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill containing a measure to raise the state's minimum wage to $15, matching the top hourly pay approved by California lawmakers Thursday. The Republican-controlled chamber... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY set to approve $15 minimum wage planpass the budget before a new fiscal year started Friday, but the debate wore on
NY set to approve $15 minimum wage plan
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
pass the budget before a new fiscal year started Friday, but the debate wore on past midnight. Approval still needed The New York Senate Friday morning began debating the portion of the budget containing a measure that would raise the state's... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY Senate OKs bill to boost state minimum wageALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Latest on the New York state budget (all times local):
NY Senate OKs bill to boost state minimum wage
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Latest on the New York state budget (all times local): 10 a.m. The New York Senate has overwhelmingly passed the state budget bill containing a measure to raise the state's minimum wage to $15, matching the top hourly pay... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NY Senate debating bill to boost state minimum wage to $15ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Senate has begun debating the portion of the b
NY Senate debating bill to boost state minimum wage to $15
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 1 months ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Senate has begun debating the portion of the budget containing a measure that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15. The Republican-controlled chamber began debating the wage increase bill around 6 a.m. after... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY set to approve $15 wage minimum wage planpass the budget before a new fiscal year started Friday, but the debate wore on
NY set to approve $15 wage minimum wage plan
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
pass the budget before a new fiscal year started Friday, but the debate wore on past midnight. Approval still needed The New York Senate Friday morning began debating the portion of the budget containing a measure that would raise the state's... Read more
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