Long Island

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Another sitting state legislator, Rob Ortt, has been indicted, along with the person who held the western New York Senate seat before him, George Maziarz – on corruption charges. The indictments come as ethics reform proposals in the state budget are faltering.

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Governor Cuomo says he’s considering suing the federal government over an amendment to the health care act proposed by two New York congressman, saying it may violate state sovereignty.

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The New York MTA’s East Side Access megaproject could fall behind schedule. Conflicts with Amtrak could delay the project past 2022.

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Proponents of raising taxes on New York’s wealthiest say they have a new impetus to increase the state’s revenue – the continued bad news from Washington about deep federal cuts to health care and other areas.

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The House of Representatives will vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Whether the bill lives or dies could depend on the votes of three downstate New York Republican representatives. A new amendment to the bill has complicated their positions.

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