New York

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A new poll finds waning support for the holding of a constitutional convention in New York. The issue is on the ballot in November.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo says he may have to call a special session in December to deal with potential funding cuts from Washington that he calls part of a “federal assault” on New York.

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Governor Cuomo has ordered that flags be flown at half staff across New York in a memorial for the victims of the Las Vegas incident that left at least 58 dead and hundreds injured, calling it “yet another senseless and horrific mass shooting.” Anti-gun violence advocates are renewing calls for a new law that they say might prevent some of these events in the future.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says more than half of full-time SUNY and CUNY in-state students are tuition-free this year. A big part of this is due to the Excelsior Scholarship.

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New York’s Democratic lawmakers are vowing to fight President Trump’s  tax overhaul proposal, perhaps even in court. Meanwhile, a think tank’s analysis finds some middle class New Yorkers could actually save a small amount of money under the income tax portion of the plan.  

Governor Cuomo said the tax overhaul plan and the proposal to eliminate state and local tax deductions from federal income taxes would  be “devastating” to New York.

“It is a tax increase plan,” Cuomo said on Long Island Thursday. “Period.”

Cuomo said he might sue.

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