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Buffalo Developer Wants to Turn Albany Upside Down

Carl Paladino, a wealthy Buffalo developer who is seeking to run for governor, does not mince words when he describes what's wrong with Albany.

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Abortion Rights Supporters Squabble Over Bill

A squabble among supporters of abortion rights threatens to derail a bill in Albany.

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How Lazio Says He’d Run the State

How would Rick A. Lazio, if given the chance, govern the state? He answers some questions.

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A Magnifying Glass on Public Authorities

A new report on the state's vast network of public authorities shows that many cannot even provide an accurate number of employees.

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Kruger’s Fund-Raising Closes In on Silver’s

State Senator Carl Kruger is challenging the Assembly speaker, Sheldon Silver, for the title of legislative cash king.

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Law Firm Donates More to Rice Campaign

Letter From Albany: The state's most influential personal injury law firm continues to donate money to Kathleen M. Rice, the Nassau County district attorney, who is running for attorney general.

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No Deal Yet, With Another Dubious Record in Sight

Letter From Albany: As the days pass without any movement on the state budget, Albany lawmakers are on the verge of setting a record for delivering the latest state budget in history.

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Cuomo Offers 150 Pages of Views on Energy

In Andrew M. Cuomo's newest campaign book, a critique of former governors and a glimpse into how a Cuomo administration might operate.

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Brushes With Scandal May Inform Koch’s Reform Effort

Letter From Albany: Former Mayor Edward I. Koch says hard lessons learned from the last years of his tenure have helped shaped his efforts to reform Albany.

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New Law Takes Aim at Wealthy Tax Cheats

Letter From Albany: A measure about to take effect is meant to empower whistle-blowers to file lawsuits under the state's False Claims Act.

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Long Live the King

In Letter From Albany: King Cuomo II crosses his moat to address the populace.

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Political Feuding Even Within the Parties

Letter From Albany: In a campaign season full of vitriol there's squabbling even within the parties.

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Three Men in a More Upscale Room

Letter From Albany: The governor, the Assembly speaker and the Senate leader eat chicken and talk turkey.

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Serenity on the Second Floor

Governing Class: The governor is wondering where all the visitors are, and New York City's comptroller tries to make the word audit something to get excited about.

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Cuomo Puts Campaign Finance on 2013 Agenda

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Tuesday that he wanted to significantly expand New York's regulation of political spending by corporations, individuals, and tax-exempt groups.

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