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A group of mental health professionals that believe President Donald Trump is mentally unfit to be president is convening at Yale despite criticism from both Trump supporters and professionals working in their field.

Cuomo Doubles Budget To Fight Opioid Crisis

Apr 20, 2017
Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at a Long Island Addiction Recovery Center this week about his efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in the state. Cuomo’s recent budget allocates nearly $200 million to combat the crisis, double previous funding.

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Congressional Republicans have released a draft of their plan to replace Dodd-Frank, which was passed in order to fix abuses in the financial system.

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Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, the mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, is considering a run for governor in 2018, but he might not be able to receive public funds because he’s a convicted felon. A state election panel is considering Ganim’s case.

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Air quality has improved across the Northeast according to the American Lung Association’s 2017 State of the Air Report. But, plans to turn environmental regulation back to the states could endanger progress in New York and Connecticut.

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