New York

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The chair of the state Senate Finance Committee says 2018 will be a difficult year for balancing the state budget. Senator John DeFrancisco predicts cutbacks in healthcare spending to help close a multi-billion dollar deficit.  

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According to published reports, some of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s hiring practices are the subject of an FBI investigation.

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On Dec. 14, 2012, 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. In the months following the massacre, New York and Connecticut enacted some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. Here's a look at what's happened in each state:

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The Port Authority Bus Terminal remains closed and New York City Police continue to investigate after Monday morning's would-be suicide bombing in a subway passage underneath the terminal.

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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.

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