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Cuomo to empanel board to address minimum wage
ALBANY

Cuomo to empanel board to address minimum wage

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a plan to get a minimum wage hike that doesn't require legislative approval.
 
Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest
ALBANY

Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges.
 
Skelos to remain majority leader
ALBANY

Skelos to remain majority leader

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The arrest of a powerful New York lawmaker on federal corruption charges threw one of America's most powerful statehouses into disarray, destabilizing the state's Senate while complicating an already contentious legislative agenda.
 
Amedore: Time for Skelos to step aside as majority leader
CAPITOL

Amedore: Time for Skelos to step aside as majority leader

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
State Sen. George Amedore of Rotterdam is one of a few Republicans in the state Senate calling on Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, to resign as majority leader.
 
CAPITAL REGION

NY politicians: When will enough be enough?

Monday, May 4, 2015
Three months after Assemblyman Sheldon Silver resigned as Assembly speaker, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is being pressed to step down amid federal corruption charges.
 
Amedore: Skelos should step down from Senate leadership

Amedore: Skelos should step down from Senate leadership

Monday, May 4, 2015
Sen. George Amedore, R-Rotterdam, says he believes Long Island Sen. Dean Skelos should resign as leader of the state Senate amid federal corruption charges.
 
Skelos to remain as Senate majority leader
CAPITOL

Skelos to remain as Senate majority leader

Monday, May 4, 2015
The Senate GOP decided to keep Sen. Dean Skelos as majority leader amid corruption charges.
 
NEW YORK

New York Times: Skelos, son to be arrested next week

Friday, May 1, 2015
State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son will be arrested next week, according to a published report, culminating a corruption probe targeting the state's most powerful Republican.
 
After long delay, Cuomo sets date for email meeting
ALBANY

After long delay, Cuomo sets date for email meeting

Friday, May 1, 2015
Following weeks of delay and continued criticism of his administration's handling of emails, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday set a date for a meeting with other state officials to discuss creating a new email retention policy.
 
Test data to be released by state July 1
CAPITOL

Test data to be released by state July 1

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Results from this year’s state English Language Arts and math tests will be released earlier than normal, state officials announced Thursday.
 
No date set for NY Gov. Cuomo's meeting on email policies
ALBANY

No date set for NY Gov. Cuomo's meeting on email policies

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Six weeks ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defused criticism of his administration's practice of purging emails by calling for a meeting with top state officials to craft a new policy.
 
Cuomo's $1.5B upstate 'Hunger Games' officially underway
ALBANY

Cuomo's $1.5B upstate 'Hunger Games' officially underway

Thursday, April 30, 2015
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.5 billion upstate economic development competition is starting.
 
Cuomo details NY plan to end AIDS epidemic by 2020
ALBANY

Cuomo details NY plan to end AIDS epidemic by 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
New York state will end its AIDS epidemic by 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, vowing to add the virus to the list of largely vanquished killers such as polio and smallpox.
 
NY legislators to push for criminal justice reforms
ALBANY

NY legislators to push for criminal justice reforms

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Two dozen black and Hispanic state legislators promised Wednesday to press for New York criminal justice reforms, citing recent police killings of unarmed young men in Baltimore, New York City and other parts of the U.S.
 
Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana
ALBANY

Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need.
 
 

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