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Cynthia Nixon has already shaken up the New York governor’s race

(Source: www.vox.com)

Cynthia Nixon, the Sex and the City actress and activist, declared her challenge against incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo almost a month ago, and since then she’s managed to shake up what should have been a sleepy Democratic primary race. 2,599 more words

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DEM GOV CUOMO GRANTS VOTING RIGHTS TO FELONS BEFORE PRIMARY, OVERRIDING STATE SENATE

NYP: “Appealing to his left flank, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday that he’s signed an executive order to give convicted felons on parole the right to vote. 89 more words

Politics

New York Working Families Party Endorses Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon, the former Sex and the City actress, was officially endorsed by the New York Working Families Party on Saturday.

92% of the party voted for Nixon in the progressive party’s nomination process. 121 more words

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Red Light: Why new subway signals might still be years away

New signals for the aging subway system, despite a new push from the M.T.A.’s top leadership, may be still be lingering distantly in the future. 798 more words

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Neighbors and riders react to station closure for transit improvements

Monday morning was not the same for riders at the 110th Street Station on the B and C lines in Upper Manhattan.

The station has closed for six months to allow contractors and crews to repair and upgrade the station infrastructure, platforms and tracks. 178 more words

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NY Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon to visit Hoosick Falls Wednesday afternoon

“Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is scheduled to visit Hoosick Falls on Wednesday afternoon to meet with residents of the embattled community who learned four years ago that their public and private water supplies had been polluted with a toxic manufacturing chemical. 251 more words

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What the new state budget means for the M.T.A.

Early Saturday morning, the New York State Assembly and Senate put the finishing touches on a far-reaching $168 billion budget–one with significant impacts for downstate transportation. 351 more words

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