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Uber preping to set up shop in the north country
Posted by news on 4/14/2017 4:42:00 AM.
After lawmakers agreed to permit ride-sharing services to operate in upstate New York, one of the more popular companies is preparing to come to the area.

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Uber, Lyft, New York, state budget

State budget doesn't include ban on e-cigs
Posted by news on 4/12/2017 4:16:00 AM.
Anti-smoking activists are outraged that the recently passed New York state budget doesn't include a ban on the indoor use of electronic cigarettes.

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New York, state budget, electronic cigarettes, ban

State budget passed, ride-sharing, tuition elimination and more included
Posted by news on 4/10/2017 4:37:00 AM.
College tuition for qualified SUNY and CUNY college students has been eliminated under the latest state budget. Lawmakers agreed on the $153 billion spending plan over the weekend.

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state budget, New York, Albany, ride-sharing, criminal responsibility, tuition elimination

Lawmakers still debating state budget
Posted by news on 4/6/2017 4:20:00 AM.
State lawmakers are still debating the next budget. They are reportedly close to agreeing on a $152 billion spending plan that would keep taxes flat, and potentially give more than $1 billion in funding for education. Although, legislators are scheduled to debate some more before possibly voting later today.

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New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo, state budget, Assembly, Senate

Leaders close to agreement on state budget
Posted by news on 3/31/2016 5:26:00 AM.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders are reportedly close to a budget agreement that would increase the minimum wage on different schedules for upstate and down state.

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New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo, state budget, minimum wage

Minimum Wage Vigil At State Capitol
Posted by news on 3/28/2016 9:05:00 AM.
A 24-hour vigil is underway at the state Capitol in Albany over raising the minimum wage. 
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State Budget, Minimum Wage