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NY Governor Cuomo Vetoes Chester Land Tax

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a recent bill passed by the New York State Legislature (S5640/A7592) relating to “community preservation funds for the town of Chester.” This…

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NY Exempts Summer Youth Employment From Household Income

New York will exempt money earned in the Summer Youth Employment Program (commonly known as Youth Corps) from the household-income calculation for government benefits. The measure was signed into law…

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National Grid Ends Gas Moratorium

National Grid is ending its moratorium on natural-gas connections in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s threat to revoke the utility’s license to operate in Downstate New…

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Regional Briefs – November 24, 2019

Body Camera Video: NYPD Killed Suspect After He Fired Gun NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have released body camera video from September showing a Staten Island domestic…

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NJ Woman Convicted in Texting-While-Driving Case

A New Jersey woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide in the death of a pedestrian that prosecutors said occurred as the driver was texting, an accusation the defendant denied…

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National Grid Faces Deadline Following Cuomo Threat

An electric company faces a deadline to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s threat to revoke the utility’s certificate to offer natural gas service in downstate New York Cuomo sent a…

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Swastika Discovered on Coney Island Bench

A swastika and “SS” symbol was discovered Thursday on a bench on the Coney Island boardwalk “Jewish New Yorker are tired of living in fear, and we will not accept…

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Regional Briefs – November 21, 2019

Judge To Rule By Year End On ICE Arrests At New York Courts NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll rule by the end of the year on…

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Regional Briefs – November 20, 2019

New York Earmarks $60M For Census 2020 Efforts ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials plan to spend up to $60 million to make sure state residents are fully counted…

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Mayor de Blasio Signs Safe Streets Bill Into Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed new safe streets legislation into law, the latest step in the Administration’s progress implementing Vison Zero to make New York City’s streets safer. The…

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