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State debt at an all-time high

The state's spending and revenue generation are coming more in line says state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

Attempt to circumvent Boehner in the House

Almost 200 members of the House of Representatives trying to circumvent Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, and bring a clean spending bill to the floor.

NYPIRG joins fight over casino referendum language

The New York Public Interest Research Group is calling for neutral language on this fall's ballot referendum to approve an expansion of casino gambling in the state.

Audit cites $2 million in Medicaid overpayments

About $2 million in excess payments were made by the state's Medicaid program, according to a recent audit from the state Comptroller's Office.

Changes to casino referendum could complicate election

A legal challenge to a ballot referendum allowing casinos in New York could cause havoc for county board of elections if it is successful.

Capital Region state legislators get mixed grades from environmental group

Environmental grades for the Capital Region's state legislators varied from top of the class to failing, in a report card released today by EPL/Environmental Advocates.

NY insurance market attracts consumers

More than 40,000 New Yorkers have purchased health care from the state's health exchange in its first week of operations.

Schoharie sheriff gets pro-gun support

Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond's opposition to the SAFE Act has garnered him the support of the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association

No cheating in the Travers

There was no foul play in this year's Travers race, according to a report released today by the state's Gaming Commission.

Casinos = Lots of money!

The state's plan to open four casinos in New York will means lots of money, according to a breakdown released today by the New York State Division of Budget

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