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Most NY leaders hail health care ruling

New York's politicians and major health care providers are applauding the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's health care law. Meanwhile, an Albany Law School expert says Chief Justice John Roberts may have been concerned about his legacy, and that was a factor in his decision. Karen DeWitt has more.  Go to full article
Decorum, professionalism and competence in government is what weve been trying to instill...thats how we want to close out the session.

Cuomo won some, lost some in sophomore legislative session

The just-concluded 2012 legislative session brought mixed results for Governor Cuomo, who is in his second year as governor. While Cuomo and lawmakers could claim credit for a calm and functional end to the session, the Governor had to drop some of his original goals in order for that to happen.  Go to full article

Orderly session, but NY lawmakers may be back for more

The state legislature ended its session in an orderly fashion for the first time in decades. But the lack of last minute negotiations means that some issues were left unresolved, and it's likely that lawmakers will be back at the Capitol later this year.  Go to full article
Some are concerned that in smaller schools, like Canton Central School, teachers' identities will be easy to determine. Photo: Lizette Haenel
Some are concerned that in smaller schools, like Canton Central School, teachers' identities will be easy to determine. Photo: Lizette Haenel

State legislature passes Gov. Cuomo's teacher evalution disclosure bill

There was a little bit of drama Thursday in an otherwise mundane end to the legislative session as Senate Republicans agreed in the final hours to approve Governor Cuomo's proposal on how to make teacher evaluations public. Karen DeWitt is covering the story in Albany and she filed this report.  Go to full article

Session ends on time, but not all done

As the heat baking much of New York continued, state lawmakers wound down their legislative session yesterday. Despite leaving a number of unresolved issues for later, the governor declared victory.  Go to full article
Gov. Cuomo delivering his State of the State address to lawmakers in january.
Gov. Cuomo delivering his State of the State address to lawmakers in january.

Lots left hanging in Albany

The legislative session that's concluding in Albany seems to be more about what's not getting done that what is getting accomplished. As Karen DeWitt reports, agreements were not reached on several key issues.  Go to full article
Kate Hudson of the organization Riverkeeper speaking at Wednesday's event. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Kate Hudson of the organization Riverkeeper speaking at Wednesday's event. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Green coalition urges Cuomo to reject fracking

The state's major environmental groups have formed a new coalition, urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject a plan to begin hydraulic fracturing in select counties in New York's Southern Tier.  Go to full article
Gov. Cuomo in an emphatic moment.
Gov. Cuomo in an emphatic moment.

Cuomo to legislators on teacher evaluation bill: "Take it or leave it"

Governor Cuomo is telling the legislature to 'take or leave' a new bill he's released outlining how to make teacher evaluations public. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Photo: Bogdan via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Bogdan via Wikimedia Commons

NY Gov Cuomo says "meh" to marijuana decriminalization bill

Governor Cuomo says it's "highly unlikely" that his bill to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana will be taken up by the Senate before the legislative session ends on Thursday. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NY lawmakers to vote on "Justice Center" legislation for people with disabilities

The Assembly and Senate are expected to vote on legislation they say will curb abuses against people with disabilities in state care. According to the Albany Times Union, the vote could come tomorrow. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached a deal on his proposal in closed door meetings over the weekend. Karen DeWitt has more.  Go to full article

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