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Cuomo Calls To Outlaw Transgender Discrimination

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state’s civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability. 403 more words

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Poll: Many Voters Remain Unfamiliar With Gov. Cuomo’s Republican Challengers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York’s gubernatorial race. 207 more words

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New York Law Gives Veterans Tuition Break

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York is encouraging veterans to go back to school and making it easier for the families of service members who relocate to the state. 193 more words

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Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Banning ‘Tiger Selfies'

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York’s Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it’s illegal to pose for photos with a tiger, lion or other big cat. 220 more words

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Marist Poll: Cuomo Apparently Hurt By Moreland Commission Meddling Allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration meddled with an anti-corruption commission may have reduced his lead over Republican Rob Astorino… 496 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: George Pataki rips Chris Christie for failing to support Rob Astorino's bid for N.Y. governor

Pataki, the former New York governor, criticized Christie for turning his back on Astorino, a Republican looking to unseat Gov. Cuomo. Christie is the governor of New Jersey and heads the Republican Governors Association, but would not support Astorino because of Cuomo’s large lead in a recent poll. 484 more words

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New York is #23! The Empire State Now on the List of Legalized Medicinal MJ States..with a twist!

New York has become the 23d state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment. Under legislation signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, patients with one of 10 diseases will be able to obtain nonsmokeable versions of the drug. 321 more words

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