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Elmira Star-Gazette
Most NY senators rarely say no, data showALBANY — How rare is a "nay" vote in the New York State Senate? Very rare, acco
Most NY senators rarely say no, data show
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
ALBANY — How rare is a "nay" vote in the New York State Senate? Very rare, according to a new report. The report Wednesday from New York StateWatch, a legislative tracking service, analyzed all 63 senators' votes, tracking how often they voted in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Panepinto missed 503 votesALBANY - How rare is a "nay" vote in the New York State Senate? Very rare, acco
Panepinto missed 503 votes
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
ALBANY - How rare is a "nay" vote in the New York State Senate? Very rare, according to a new report. The report Wednesday from New York StateWatch, a legislative tracking service, analyzed all 63 senators' votes, tracking how often they voted in... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Is Shifting The Justice Reform Burden Better?Hurrell-Harring case was settled in 2014, but only brought indigent defense ref
Is Shifting The Justice Reform Burden Better?
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
Hurrell-Harring case was settled in 2014, but only brought indigent defense reform to 5 of the 57 counties in New York. The New York state senate unanimously approved to extend the reforms statewide and will take effect once it is signed by Governor... Read more
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examiner.com
Latest NYC School News: Uncertified Teachers, Top Middle-Schools & Daily ShowThe latest NYC schools news… and what it means to you! Summary: Earlier this m
Latest NYC School News: Uncertified Teachers, Top Middle-Schools & Daily Show
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
The latest NYC schools news… and what it means to you! Summary: Earlier this month, the New York State Senate renewed mayor Bill de Blasio’s control of New York City schools, but they did it for one year only – not the seven years he’d demanded.... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Democrat announces run for NYS 52nd Senate DistrictBINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The race for New York State Senate is taking shape in the
Democrat announces run for NYS 52nd Senate District
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 6 days ago
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The race for New York State Senate is taking shape in the 52nd District with a Democrat declaring a run. Former Executive Director of the Broome County Arts Council Sharon Ball has chosen to run for the seat currently held by... Read more
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FOX Business
Airbnb Will Overcome its Latest SetbackImage source: Airbnb. A pioneer in the asset-sharing revolution is facing anot
Airbnb Will Overcome its Latest Setback
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
Image source: Airbnb. A pioneer in the asset-sharing revolution is facing another hurdle on its way to success. The New York State Senate passed a bill late last week that would make online apartment listings for stays shorter than 30 days... Read more
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FOX Business
Airbnb Will Overcome its Latest SetbackReading Below A pioneer in the asset-sharing revolution is facing another hurd
Airbnb Will Overcome its Latest Setback
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
Reading Below A pioneer in the asset-sharing revolution is facing another hurdle on its way to success. The New York State Senate passed a bill late last week that would make online apartment listings for stays shorter than 30 days... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings passes state legislaturethe bill. A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term re
Proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings passes state legislature
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
the bill. A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It's already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New... Read more
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The Forward
Jerrold Nadler Faces First Primary Challenge in Decades After Backing Iran Dealsaid that the councilman will not be making an endorsement. A spokesman for Sim
Jerrold Nadler Faces First Primary Challenge in Decades After Backing Iran Deal
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
said that the councilman will not be making an endorsement. A spokesman for Simcha Felder, who represents Boro Park in the New York State Senate, did not respond to a request for comment. Neither Rosenberg nor Rosenthal could name any major Boro... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
James E. LaPanin 2006. For many years Jim was active in the Democratic Party. At the age of
James E. LaPan
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
in 2006. For many years Jim was active in the Democratic Party. At the age of 31, Jim ran in a special election for the New York State Senate District 39 seat (St. Lawrence and Franklin County), losing to Robert McEwen from Ogdensburg. Jim was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
NY bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentals The bill was approved on Friday by the New York State Senate, having previous
NY bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentals
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
The bill was approved on Friday by the New York State Senate, having previously passed in the house. Airbnb logo. Picture: Airbnb official Facebook page. NEW YORK – New York State has... Read more
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NBC News
New York Bill Would Ban Airbnb Listings for Some Short-Term Rentalsof attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important marke
New York Bill Would Ban Airbnb Listings for Some Short-Term Rentals
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
of attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important markets. The bill was approved on Friday by the New York State Senate, having previously passed in the house. It now will go to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who could... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New York bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentalsof attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important marke
New York bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentals
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
of attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important markets. The bill was approved on Friday by the New York State Senate, having previously passed in the house. It now will go to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who could... Read more
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Reuters
New York bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentalsof attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important marke
New York bill would ban Airbnb listings for some short-term rentals
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
of attack by legislators against the company in one of its most important markets. The bill was approved on Friday by the New York State Senate, having previously passed in the house. It now will go to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who could... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safetypasses Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 10 days ago
passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM The New York state Senate announced that final passage was given to the Rail Safety Act of 2016, a measure that will enhance... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safetypasses Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM The New York state Senate announced that final passage was given to the Rail Safety Act of 2016, a measure that will enhance... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Upstate recording studios and local businesses support music production tax creditgathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester and GCR Audio Recording St
Upstate recording studios and local businesses support music production tax credit
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
gathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester and GCR Audio Recording Studio in Buffalo to call on the New York State Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit (A10083A/ S7485A) and... Read more
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Wayne Post
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safetypasses Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52
Senate passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety
Wayne Post / Posted 10 days ago
passes Rail Safety Act to improve commuter safety Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 2:52 PM The New York state Senate announced that final passage was given to the Rail Safety Act of 2016, a measure that will enhance... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addictionaddiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addiction
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 10 days ago
addiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Sen. Michael F. Nozzolio announced the New York State Senate recently enacted two measures to help protect the health of children by preventing addiction to opioids... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addictionaddiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addiction
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
addiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Sen. Michael F. Nozzolio announced the New York State Senate recently enacted two measures to help protect the health of children by preventing addiction to opioids... Read more
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Wayne Post
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addictionaddiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM
Bill passed to protect health of children and prevent addiction
Wayne Post / Posted 10 days ago
addiction Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Posted Jun. 20, 2016 at 12:35 PM Sen. Michael F. Nozzolio announced the New York State Senate recently enacted two measures to help protect the health of children by preventing addiction to opioids... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listingsN.Y. (AP) -- A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y. (AP) -- A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It's already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listingsN.Y. — A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rental
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y. — A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. Gov. Cuomo will review the proposal and make a final decision on the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings passes state Senate by overwhelming marginthe bill. A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term re
Proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings passes state Senate by overwhelming margin
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
the bill. A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It's already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listingsN.Y. (AP) - A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term r
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
N.Y. (AP) - A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It's already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listingsFILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, supporters of Airbnb hold a rally out
New York Senate OKs proposal to curb illegal Airbnb listings
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, supporters of Airbnb hold a rally outside City Hall in New York. The New York state Senate has cleared a bill that would ban companies like Airbnb from advertising apartments from short-term rentals in New... Read more
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ABC News
New York Senate OKs Proposal to Curb Illegal Airbnb ListingsA proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on si
New York Senate OKs Proposal to Curb Illegal Airbnb Listings
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It's already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New York... Read more
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TribLIVE
Online gaming again appears ready for OK in Pa.starts July 1. Online gaming is legal only in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware,
Online gaming again appears ready for OK in Pa.
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
starts July 1. Online gaming is legal only in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, but other states are considering it. The New York state Senate voted 53-5 on June 14 to legalize online poker at the state's 11 racetrack casinos, but media reports... Read more
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The Verge
New York Senate passes bill that bans short-term apartment listings on Airbnbon Airbnb. Despite loud objections from Airbnb and Silicon Valley investors lik
New York Senate passes bill that bans short-term apartment listings on Airbnb
The Verge / Posted 11 days ago
on Airbnb. Despite loud objections from Airbnb and Silicon Valley investors like Ashton Kutcher and Paul Graham, the New York State Senate passed the bill on Friday, the latest development in a complicated relationship between Airbnb and its... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New York rejects ban on fantasy sportsNEW YORK - The fantasy sports industry was on the verge of a major win after th
New York rejects ban on fantasy sports
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK - The fantasy sports industry was on the verge of a major win after the New York State Senate early Saturday approved a bill to legalise and regulate the virtual competitions. The New York State Senate approved a bill to legalize and... Read more
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Daily Mail
New York passes bill that could fine Airbnb hosts up to $7,500Airbnb is delivered massive blow in New York as users who advertise short-term
New York passes bill that could fine Airbnb hosts up to $7,500
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Airbnb is delivered massive blow in New York as users who advertise short-term rentals could face up to $7,500 fines New York State Senate passed a bill on Friday that would make it illegal to advertise short-term rentals of less than 30 days on... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Daily fantasy sports bill clears N.Y. Assembly: Senate next?N.Y. -- Daily fantasy sports enthusiasts in New York are one step closer to the
Daily fantasy sports bill clears N.Y. Assembly: Senate next?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
N.Y. -- Daily fantasy sports enthusiasts in New York are one step closer to the pay dirt. Two major hurdles remain: The New York State Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Island's Republican representatives were split, with Nicole Malliotakis... Read more
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Wayne Post
Let’s bring opportunity backby the outpouring of support I received after announcing I was entering the Rep
Let’s bring opportunity back
Wayne Post / Posted 12 days ago
by the outpouring of support I received after announcing I was entering the Republican primary race for the 54th New York State Senate District. That support has prompted me to write this message, so that I can clearly present what it is... Read more
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Business Insider
The New York Senate wants to ban most Airbnb listings, and tech leaders are upsetA bill that would prohibit online advertising of short-term apartment rentals p
The New York Senate wants to ban most Airbnb listings, and tech leaders are upset
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
A bill that would prohibit online advertising of short-term apartment rentals passed the New York State Senate today and is now on its way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk - and leaders from around the tech world are not happy about it. Venture... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New York State Assembly seeks to pass bill to reform lead testing in schoolsNEW YORK — New York State senate passed a measure Thursday that protects childr
New York State Assembly seeks to pass bill to reform lead testing in schools
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
NEW YORK — New York State senate passed a measure Thursday that protects children from potential lead poisoning found in the water at school buildings. With the widespread contamination in Flint, Michigan, and communities across the tri-state area... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Insurance companies must be mandated to cover birth controlParenthood of New York City. New Yorkers are on the brink of having better acc
Insurance companies must be mandated to cover birth control
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
Parenthood of New York City. New Yorkers are on the brink of having better access to affordable contraception. As the New York State Senate considers the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act (CCCA), the passage of the bill might depend on... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Paulin's Bill To Help ID Human Trafficking Victims Passes State SenateAmy Paulin (D-88) to help physicians and health care workers better identify hu
Paulin's Bill To Help ID Human Trafficking Victims Passes State Senate
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 13 days ago
Amy Paulin (D-88) to help physicians and health care workers better identify human trafficking victims was passed by the New York State Senate on Tuesday, and will be sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be signed into law. Paulin’s bill would require... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
State Senate passes NYS Terrorist RegistryALBANY, N.Y.-- The New York State Senate has passed a piece of legislation that
State Senate passes NYS Terrorist Registry
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y.-- The New York State Senate has passed a piece of legislation that would create a list of those convicted of terrorism similar to a Sex Offender Registry. State Senator Cathy Young of Olean is a co-sponsor of the proposal to create a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Civil liberties groups urge New York Senate to pass TV diversity billonly 13%and women of color directed a mere 3%. Women make up 30% of television
Civil liberties groups urge New York Senate to pass TV diversity bill
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
only 13%and women of color directed a mere 3%. Women make up 30% of television writers, while 1% are people of color. "The New York State Senate has the opportunity to take real, meaningful action to address the troubling lack of diversity in... Read more
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International Business Times
Orlando club shooting: LGBT community unites to send message that love is stronger than hate the Stonewall Inn in New York CityBryan R Smith/AFPFormer Senator Tom Duane, wh
Orlando club shooting: LGBT community unites to send message that love is stronger than hate
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
the Stonewall Inn in New York CityBryan R Smith/AFPFormer Senator Tom Duane, who was the only openly gay member of the New York State Senate, raises his fist in a show of defiance during a vigil in New York CityBryan R Smith/AFP In San... Read more
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New York Magazine
A Beginner’s Guide to the Many Investigations Involving Mayor Bill de Blasiofor One New York, raising $35,000.” Rechnitz also gave $102,000 to de Blasio's
A Beginner’s Guide to the Many Investigations Involving Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York Magazine / Posted 21 days ago
for One New York, raising $35,000.” Rechnitz also gave $102,000 to de Blasio's effort to get more Democrats elected to the New York State Senate (more on that, as well as the Campaign for One New York, in a bit). Meanwhile, de Blasio, who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New York financial watchdog nominee signals business-friendly tackof the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), said during a c
New York financial watchdog nominee signals business-friendly tack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
of the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), said during a confirmation hearing before the New York State Senate Banks Committee. Vullo, a lawyer who represented banks and donated to Cuomo's campaigns, described... Read more
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Wayne Post
New York State Senate passes unfunded mandates bill Posted Jun. 8, 2016 at 2:19 PM The New York State Senate recently passed leg
New York State Senate passes unfunded mandates bill
Wayne Post / Posted 22 days ago
Posted Jun. 8, 2016 at 2:19 PM The New York State Senate recently passed legislation to prohibit unfunded mandates for local governments, schools and their taxpayers.The bill, S2295, sponsored by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cuomo's pick for NY financial regulator signals business-friendly tactacting superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, said du
Cuomo's pick for NY financial regulator signals business-friendly tact
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
acting superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, said during a confirmation hearing before the New York State Senate Banks Committee on Wednesday. Vullo, a lawyer who represented banks and donated to Cuomo's campaigns,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Elder-Cusick Bill Foils City Council Efforts to Force Additional Taxes on New YorkersState Senator Simcha Felder / Courtesy Following a lively debate Tuesday, the
Elder-Cusick Bill Foils City Council Efforts to Force Additional Taxes on New Yorkers
The Jewish Press / Posted 22 days ago
State Senator Simcha Felder / Courtesy Following a lively debate Tuesday, the New York State Senate, led by Majority Leader John Flanagan, voted to overturn the NY City Council’s recent passage of a plastic bag tax. Championed by Senator Simcha... Read more
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The Forward
Andrew Cuomo Anti-BDS Order Seen as Gamechanger — for Better and Worsehad already passed similar measures opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sancti
Andrew Cuomo Anti-BDS Order Seen as Gamechanger — for Better and Worse
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
had already passed similar measures opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. So had the New York State Senate — though the State Assembly version has been stalled since last year. Cuomo’s order, signed Sunday, was... Read more
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The Forward
Andrew Cuomo Anti-BDS Order Seen as Gamechanger — for Better or Worsehad already passed similar measures opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sancti
Andrew Cuomo Anti-BDS Order Seen as Gamechanger — for Better or Worse
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
had already passed similar measures opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. So had the New York State Senate — though the State Assembly version has been stalled since last year. Cuomo’s order, signed Sunday, was... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bill would banALBANY, NY - The New York State Senate has passeda bill that would prohibit com
Bill would ban
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
ALBANY, NY - The New York State Senate has passeda bill that would prohibit communities from requiring you to get a permit to sing the national anthem, or recite the pledge of allegiance in a public setting. On its surface, this might seem... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Goodell Urges Colleagues To Support Heroin Relief Effortspeople who have lost their job, destroyed their marriage and ruined their lives
Goodell Urges Colleagues To Support Heroin Relief Efforts
The Post-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
people who have lost their job, destroyed their marriage and ruined their lives because of drug addition." Last month, the New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, which, for more than a year, had engaged with those on... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Movement on Uber bill in NYS SenateUpstate approval for ridesharing services like Uber are a step closer to being
Movement on Uber bill in NYS Senate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
Upstate approval for ridesharing services like Uber are a step closer to being voted on by state lawmakers. This week, the New York State Senate insurance committee passed a bill that would require drivers to have a minimum of one million dollars... Read more
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