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New Yorkers should be on high alert in the wake of a new study issued last month concerning the ambitious climate law signed by then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July 2019 that mandates goals and timetables for the state’s transition from fossil fuels to r Read More

A new Empire Center report reveals that the New York Medicaid program now covers more individuals above the poverty line than below it. The government-financed health plan has traditionally focused on the indigent and disabled. Buts its rolls have recently surged to 7.2 million—more than one-third of the state’s population— despite a decline in New York’s poverty rate.  Read More

Governor Hochul is promising to reform the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) in the wake of negative publicity arising from its role in the controversy over former Governor Cuomo’s book deal for “American Crisis.” It’s the latest incident to put JCOPE under the spotlight in its ten-year history. Read More

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