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Groups opposing the federal tax overhaul plan held a demonstration at the State Capitol Friday, chanting “kill the bill” and saying the measure is bad for New York and the nation.

Mike Groll / AP

Several corruption trials are set for 2018 after a scandal involving nine of Governor Cuomo’s former associates who worked on his administration’s economic development projects. Advocates say they will continue to push for reforms to prevent such problems from happening again.

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.

Mike Groll / AP

When the legislative session ended on June 21, lawmakers left behind a lot of unfinished business, including a failure to act on ethics reform proposals in light of an economic development scandal in the Cuomo administration.    

Hans Pennink / AP

The New York legislature is approaching its final week of the 2017 session. Several issues remain unresolved. One high profile bill would extend the statute of limitations to allow adult victims of molestation to sue for crimes committed against them as children.  

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