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Governor Cuomo is dues to release his budget on Tuesday, and agencies that work with the intellectually disabled are among those hoping for more funds. They say they need help in order to pay their workers the new, higher minimum wage.

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While many businesses are closed for Martin Luther King Day, volunteers at the Mid-Island Y-JCC in Plainview, Long Island, aren’t resting. They’ve turned the holiday into a day of service.

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Governor Cuomo saved his ethics proposals for his last stop of his State of the State tour, in Albany, where he released a 10-point plan to address rampant corruption that has reached his own administration.

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The Asharoken Village Board on Long Island’s North Shore has rejected a proposed federal plan to restore a heavily eroded strip of beach that connects some residents to the mainland.

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The Oyster Bay Town Board once again did not appoint a replacement for Supervisor John Venditto at Tuesday’s town board meeting. Venditto resigned last week after he was indicted last year on federal corruption charges alongside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Mangano’s wife.

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