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Schumer Pushes Hard Against Trump Tax Proposal

Oct 12, 2017
Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called on every New York member of Congress to oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal state and local tax deductions. Schumer says the President’s plan would hurt thousands of Long Islanders.

Mike Groll / AP

Some of the state’s top ranking education officials are condemning a vote by a State University of New York committee that would weaken regulations for teachers at some charter schools.

Rodrigo Abd / AP

A new international survey by Fairfield, Connecticut-based Save the Children finds that biased views of girls and their worth is already present in 4th graders.

Stephan Savoia / AP

In Connecticut, Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy said last Wednesday evening that he’s working on a revised state budget proposal that he’ll soon be ready to present. This comes as the state’s Democratic and Republican legislative leaders continue to meet behind closed doors in an effort to reach a budget agreement that Malloy would be willing to sign.

Bebeto Matthews / AP

New Yorkers have the power on November 7 to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions.

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