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Westchester State Senate Race Among 11 Tuesday Special Elections

Westchester State Senate Race Among 11 Tuesday Special Elections

A vacant Senate seat in Westchester County is seen as critical to the balance of power in Albany. The race for the 37th District seat is one of 11 special legislative elections on Tuesday, April 24.

Democrats have been spending a lot of money to keep the seat vacated by George Latimer when he beca...

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Cuomo Announces Plan To Ban Plastic Bags

Cuomo Announces Plan To Ban Plastic Bags

A day after the world celebrated Earth Day, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a bill that would ban plastic bags throughout the state. Cuomo announced on Monday that he has introduc...

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Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

Ban On Texting, Walking Proposed By State Lawmaker

While texting and driving has been illegal for some time, a New York politician has a plan to curtail texting and walking. Assemblyman Felix Ortiz has introduced legislation that would am...

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Westchester May Become Latest County To Trash Plastic Bags, Foam

Westchester May Become Latest County To Trash Plastic Bags, Foam

As people around the globe observe Earth Day on Sunday, Westchester County Legislators Kitley Covill and Nancy Barr are putting their environmental principles into action. On Thursday,  A...

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Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating fell to 49-44 percent this month, matching his lowest favorability rating, according to a new Siena College poll of New York state registered voter...

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35K Felons On Parole Now Can Vote Under Cuomo Executive Order

Thousands of parolees now have the right to vote following an executive order signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo signed on Wednesday the executive order, which restores ...

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No More 'Sweep It Under Rug Economics' Says Latimer In State Of County

No More 'Sweep It Under Rug Economics' Says Latimer In State Of County

“What I am here to deliver tonight is news that it is a new day in Westchester County. A day of new opportunity, a day of new ideas and approaches and a day of new growth. And friends - t...

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Molinaro Gets Conservative Party Nod In Governor's Race

Molinaro Gets Conservative Party Nod In Governor's Race

Top officials at the state Conservative Party announced Monday, April 16 that they are backing Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for governor. The move makes Molinaro the increasing...

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Early Poll Shows Who NY Voters Favor In Cuomo-Nixon Race

Early Poll Shows Who NY Voters Favor In Cuomo-Nixon Race

There's plenty of time to go, of course, but the first indication of how the June Democratic gubernatorial primary may turn out is now in. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle enjoys a command...

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