New York

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The state Legislature ends its session for the year on June 16, and expectations are low for any major pieces of legislation to be resolved before the adjournment, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration faces increasing scrutiny from the U.S. attorney over economic development projects.

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A board controlled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders voted Wednesday to approve more than $485 million for the Buffalo Billion project. But some board members had questions about details of a program that is now under federal investigation.

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New York Andrew Governor Cuomo has released a bill on closing a loophole that allows for unlimited big money donations to candidates.

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It’s just over three weeks until the legislative session is scheduled to end, and hopes for reform are fading, despite an unprecedented level of corruption in state government.

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Expanded brunch hours may be coming to New York State.

On Wednesday Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will propose legislation to allow restaurants to serve alcohol before noon on Sundays.

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