New York

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It’s been reported that federal subpoenas in a probe of the Cuomo Administration cover over two dozen companies doing business with the state, and several of Governor Cuomo’s top staff, but Cuomo says his understanding is that it focuses on just two people who the governor has cut ties with.

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On Tuesday Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) announced the appointment of a task force aimed at ending what he called a crisis of heroin and opioid addiction plaguing families and communities in New York.

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New York State Senate Republicans on the Elections Committee cast a vote on closing a campaign finance loophole that has played a role in recent corruption trials of former legislative leaders, but doing so might have doomed the measure for the 2016 session.

Stonewall Inn Considered For National Monument Status

May 10, 2016
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A public meeting was held last night in New York City on whether to make the Stonewall Inn a national monument.

U.S. Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-10) told Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Parks Service Director Jonathan Jarvis that it’s important to recognize that the gay rights movement began at the Stonewall Inn in 1969.

New York Named 13th Worst State For Working Moms

May 9, 2016
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Although women make up about half of the workforce in the United States, they still earn less than their male counterparts. And there are fewer among the ranks of executives. A newly released study suggests New York State is toward the bottom of all states when it comes to conditions for working mothers.