New York

Carl Paladino and other members of the Buffalo School Board
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Dave Debo
April 06, 2017 - 11:12 am
One day after it was revealed that Carl Paladino will be suing the Buffalo Board of Education over efforts to oust him from that body, some board members are pushing back against the charge that there is a conspiracy against him The expected federal lawsuit is revealed in a letter Dennis Vacco, an...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York state budget talks collapsed Wednesday night after members of the Senate left the Capitol, with lawmakers from both parties blaming Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo for scuttling negotiations over the spending plan, now several days late. Members of the Senate and...
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NYS Senate
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Dave Debo
April 05, 2017 - 6:20 am
New York lawmakers are poised to pass a new state budget after resolving a stalemate that caused them to blow through a Saturday deadline. The state Senate began deliberations on a budget deal late Tuesday night, with the intention of passing it Wednesday, the same day the Assembly plans to take it...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:30 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The stalemate over New York's tardy state budget took a new turn Tuesday when lawmakers insisted they had a deal on a new spending plan, only to be dismissed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who insisted there is no need to rush. Increasingly frustrated legislators — who will not be...
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April 03, 2017 - 5:47 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for a two-month extension of the last state budget to prevent a government shutdown after he and state lawmakers on Sunday failed to reach agreement on a new spending plan. Cuomo said the stopgap budget would give legislators time to resolve their...
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Tim Wenger
April 02, 2017 - 8:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The threat of a state government shutdown loomed Sunday as lawmakers struggled to strike deals on a budget, an impasse that harkened back to eras of political dysfunction that Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has claimed are in the past. Outstanding issues include education...
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April 02, 2017 - 3:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The New York state budget is now two days late as lawmakers struggle to find agreement on education spending, charter schools and juvenile justice reform. The Assembly and Senate plan to work late Sunday in the hopes of striking a deal. If they fail to reach agreement by...
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April 01, 2017 - 8:09 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York lawmakers put in a rare weekend workday Saturday searching for consensus on a new state budget, already a day late. Leading lawmakers talked of progress, but there was little evidence on display in the halls of the Capitol. Key lawmakers huddled behind closed doors...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:21 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York state entered a new fiscal year without a state budget Saturday as lawmakers failed to find compromises on key proposals relating to education spending and juvenile justice. Still, top lawmakers cited progress on other budget items including increased tuition...
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March 28, 2017 - 1:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state leaders could delay high-profile budget ideas such as free college tuition for middleclass students because of uncertainty in Washington. The Democrat said on NY1 Television Monday evening that the possibility of deep cuts in federal funding...
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