New York

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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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Governor Cuomo’s proposal to pass a constitutional amendment enshrining the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 abortion decision Roe v. Wade into the state’s constitution, is not gaining much traction in the state Senate.

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Governor Cuomo’s economic development chair was grilled by lawmakers at a budget hearing, as some of the programs are embroiled in a corruption scandal that’s led to corruption charges against several former associates of the governor.

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