New York

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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 legislature’s one-house budgets make some changes to Governor Cuomo’s $163 million proposal to offer free tuition at public colleges in New York to some middle class students.

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Now that Preet Bharara is no longer the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, some in Albany wonder who will now be investigating potential corruption?

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The smallest faction in the divided State Senate, the Independent Democratic Conference, has been permitted by the ruling party Republicans to issue its own alternate spending plan. That has angered the rest of the Democrats.

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Some school districts in New York are getting creative to increase student participation in the state’s school lunch program. That’s according to a new report by Hunger Solutions New York, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to alleviating hunger.

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