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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is locked in a race that is turning out to be closer than expected, is busy gathering support from fellow Democrats as the campaign enters its … Full Article

Schneiderman gathers support of Democrats in tighter-than-expected race

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is locked in a race that is turning out to be closer than expected, is busy gathering support from fellow Democrats as the campaign enters its final weeks. … Full Article

Cuomo mulls trip to Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he hopes to soon visit the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico as "a sign of respect" for their ties to New York. … Full Article

Music industry pros deserve tax credits, Lentol says

Assemblymember Joe Lentol plans to introduce legislation that is sure to be music to producers’ ears. The lawmaker said he will sponsor a bill in the next session that would provide a tax credit to people involved in the music production industry in New York State. … Full Article

Local pols: Albany wastes too much paper

Albany wastes too much paper, according to leaders of the Conservative Party, who are urging voters to approve an environmentally-friendly proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot aimed at reducing the glut of paper in the State Capitol. … Full Article

Cops, firefighters are in Golden’s corner

State Sen. Golden, a retired police officer, has won the support of cops and firefighters in his bid for a seventh term in office. … Full Article

Teachout endorses Kemmerer for state senate in Bay Ridge

Jamie Kemmerer, the Democrat hoping to unseat longtime state Sen. … Full Article

Golden bill would force businesses to reveal security breaches

State Sen. Marty Golden says he will continue to push for passage of legislation he introduced to protect the privacy of New Yorkers from online hackers. … Full Article

Cahill blasts Schneiderman’s job performance as attorney general

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman “has utterly failed to restore confidence in state government,” said John Cahill, the man who wants to replace him. … Full Article

GOP says teachers should get tax credits

With the school year underway, Republican members of the state assembly are pushing for legislation to help teachers who have to dip into their own pockets to pay for classroom supplies. … Full Article

Complete Brooklyn primary results: Vindication for Simon; Hamilton over Dorancy; Barron is back

In Brooklyn, voters in Tuesday's primary voted for governor, lieutenant governor, and in many districts Assemblymember or state Senator. … Full Article
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