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  1. Libous' campaign cash went to lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Libous' campaign cash went to lawyer Late Sen. Thomas Libous spent most of his remaining campaign cash earlier this year to pay off his attorney. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29FxQTX Late state Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, left, talks with Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., D-Howard Beach, last year at the Capitol in Albany. 1 comment

  2. Farmer accused of violating child labor lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Farmer accused of violating child labor laws Authorities charged the owner of a dairy farm where a 14-year-old was killed last year Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29PIVHL ALBANY, N.Y. - State authorities have charged the owner of a dairy farm in central New York where a 14-year-old was killed last year, crushed under a hydraulic lift. The attorney general's office says Wednesday that Luke Park is accused of falsifying business records and violating child labor laws at the Park Family Farm in Homer.

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  3. Have direct deposit? You may have to re-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Have direct deposit? You may have to re-up Employees may have to provide new authorization to continue receiving direct deposit. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29mV0OJ ALBANY - A pending state regulation could force many New York workers to re-up their direct deposit agreements if they want their paycheck sent straight to their bank account.

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  4. Watchdog: N.Y. has highest per-pupil cost in theaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Watchdog: N.Y. has highest per-pupil cost in the nation New York spends more on employee benefits in total dollars and in dollars per pupil Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/29FfUy8 When you pack your child's back-to-school gear, throw in some $50 bills for the teacher - 120 of them should cover it. That would bankroll the $5,982 average per-pupil share of employee benefits the state's school districts paid in 2014, according to the newly released Annual Survey of School System Finances by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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  5. Ethics deal: Historic change or missedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity? Cuomo hails the measures that passed, but critics say it wasn't enough Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28Sehah A man walks up the Great Western Staircase at the state Capitol before the Senate and Assembly convene March 1 in Albany. ALBANY - When Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out his priorities in his annual State of the State address in January , he proposed an 11-point plan aimed at reshaping the state's ethics laws.

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  6. On NY tour, Sanders keeps pressure on DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    On NY tour, Sanders keeps pressure on Democrats Bernie Sanders is on a New York tour that will bring him to the state capital on Friday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28VWKDU Bernie Sanders, giving a speech here in April in New York City, is continuing to campaign in advance of the Democratic convention next month in Philadelphia.

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  7. Cancer-causing chemical use probed by NYaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Cancer-causing chemical use probed by NY environmental regulators DEC surveys went out to more than 150 facilities that may have manufactured or used PFOA, or perfluorooctanoic acid. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28RWG8k Hoosick Falls residents hold signs during a news conference at the state Capitol in Albany calling for hearings on the state's handling of PFOA contamination in drinking water in their town.

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  8. Where you can buy fireworks legally in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Where you can buy fireworks legally in NY Thirty-seven counties are legally able to sell you fireworks. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28LeWg5 ALBANY - Small fireworks sales are legal in 37 counties in advance of the July 4th weekend, and the state is warning people to be careful when using them.

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  9. SAFE Act: Cuomo, Schneiderman applaud SupremeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Top New York Democrats praised the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday not to hear arguments on the state's assault weapons ban. SAFE Act: Cuomo, Schneiderman applaud Supreme Court Top New York Democrats praised the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday not to hear arguments on the state's assault weapons ban.

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  10. What was done, what wasn't in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    What was done, what wasn't in Albany Ethics, lead in water, heroin treatment, fantasy sports among agreements Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28MZ2dJ State Sen. Tom O'Mara, R-Big Flats, right, along with a coalition group for healthier schools, speaks about the "The Safe School Drinking Water Act" concerning lead found in school drinking water during a news conference Thursday at the Capitol in Albany. ALBANY - The legislative session ended early Saturday with a flurry of agreements as lawmakers headed home for the rest of the year and focused on the November elections.

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  11. What to know about today's session in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    The Legislature is into bonus session time Friday as it seeks to wrap up thorny issues before they break for summer. What to know about today's session in Albany The Legislature is into bonus session time Friday as it seeks to wrap up thorny issues before they break for summer.

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  12. NY's largest developments worked in shadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY's largest developments worked in shadows NY's largest developments worked in shadows Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28tENBO ALBANY - Two of New York's most-powerful landlords are little-known nonprofits with deep pockets, well-connected boards of directors and a growing portfolio worth billions that has attracted attention from federal prosecutors. Meet the Fort Schuyler Management Corp. and Fuller Road Management Corp., owners of an increasing number of the facilities at the center of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to revitalize upstate New York's long-lagging economy.

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  13. NY's school spending 87% above U.S. averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY's school spending 87% above U.S. average New York spent the highest per pupil on education in the nation, at $20,610, in 2014. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1thevlI A map from the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday, June 9, 2016, shows per pupil school spending by state ALBANY -- New York spent the highest per pupil on education in the nation, at $20,610, in 2014 - 87 percent above the national average, the U.S. Census Bureau said.

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  14. Some worry new NY big-projects agency is CuomoaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Some worry new NY big-projects agency is Cuomo power grab Cuomo argues benefit of new agency; some contractors question the need for more bureaucracy Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1TuDnyY In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, two men roll their suitcases from the exit of Pennsylvania Station in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes a new agency will help smooth the way for massive state construction projects like the planned $29 billion mass transit overhaul in New York City, but critics worry about a power grab by the Democratic leader.

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  15. Libous to be memorialized in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Libous to be memorialized in Senate The state Senate will pass a resolution Tuesday in honor of late Sen. Thomas Libous. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1TlFaqf The late state Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol on Friday, June 20, 2014, in Albany.

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  16. Constitution Pipeline appeals NY banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Constitution Pipeline appeals NY ban The Constitution Pipeline Company is appealing a state decision last month to reject it a water-quality permit. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/27vTZhb The Constitution Pipeline, pictured in January 2015, would bring natural gas from the fracked fields in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania to eastern and southern parts of New York.

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  17. Albany corruption: When will it stop?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Albany corruption: When will it stop? Numerous proposals are floating around the Capitol. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/27mPlSD Sheldon Silver, former speaker of the New York State Assembly, leaves a federal court Nov. 30 in New York City.

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  18. School spending rises as enrollment and staff dropRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    School spending rises as enrollment and staff drop Pensions, health care, special education drive costs Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/27d78M9 New York State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on education on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. The number of students in New York's 669 districts -- excluding the so-called "Big Five" school systems -- has dropped nearly 6 percent since the 2010-11 year, from about 1.6 million to an estimated 1.5 million for the upcoming 2016-17 year. But overall spending has climbed 13 percent in that time: from $31.8 billion to $36 billion for the upcoming school year, state records show.

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  19. Stronger school lead laws sought in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Stronger school lead laws sought in NY Advocates are calling on state lawmakers to enact legislation requiring schools to test for lead contamination in water. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1T7wpjg Ralph Spezio, a former Rochester educator, talks about the dangers of lead in school water in Albany on May 9, 2016.

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  20. Power and pay: Cuomo probe highlights tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Power and pay: Cuomo probe highlights ties U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's investigation has rocked the Cuomo administration Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/272FscP Gov. Andrew Cuomo, shown Jan. 13 as he delivers his State of the State address and executive budget proposal at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. When Fuller Road Management Corp. - a nonprofit run by SUNY Poly to award contracts - sought legal counsel, it turned to Whiteman Osterman & Hanna.

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