New York

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With the confirmation of Rowan Wilson to the New York Court of Appeals, Governor Andrew Cuomo has now picked all of the judges on the state’s highest court, the first governor to do so since his father, former Governor Mario Cuomo.

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Governor Cuomo and the leader of the state Senate are not as enthusiastic about making New York a “sanctuary state” as are Assembly Democrats, who passed a bill earlier this week.  

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In Albany, a hearing on the state budget was interrupted on Tuesday by protesters yelling, “Tax the Rich!”

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U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., believe that all working Americans should receive paid leave while pregnant or caring for a sick family member.

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The New York Assembly moved Monday to establish New York as a “sanctuary state,” but the measure faces an uncertain future in the state Senate.

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