Andrew Cuomo

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The leader of the New York State Senate Republicans says he’s not happy with what he says is over $800 million in new taxes and fees tucked away in Governor Cuomo’s new state budget.

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One of the chief arguments over the state budget will be whether to renew an income tax surcharge on New York’s wealthiest, known as the millionaire’s tax.

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The Long Island Power Authority is one step closer to a vote on the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind farm.

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School funding advocates worry that Governor Cuomo is setting up for another political battle over school aid next year, in a little noticed provision in his new state budget.

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Some state lawmakers are rejecting Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal to extend a tax on millionaires. The spending plan was outlined to some lawmakers at a lunch at the governor’s mansion, but won’t be available to the public until later Tuesday.

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