New York

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Add Governor Cuomo’s name to the list of state politicians wary of holding a constitutional convention. Voters get to decide this November whether New York should hold the event.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for the MTA. This allows the agency to speed up improvements on the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North, and the New York City Subways.

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When the legislative session ended on June 21, lawmakers left behind a lot of unfinished business, including a failure to act on ethics reform proposals in light of an economic development scandal in the Cuomo administration.    

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The State Senate is likely to confirm Governor Cuomo’s nomination to fill the latest vacancy on the state’s highest court.

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The New York legislature is approaching its final week of the 2017 session. Several issues remain unresolved. One high profile bill would extend the statute of limitations to allow adult victims of molestation to sue for crimes committed against them as children.  

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