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State Sen. Jeffrey Klein’s Independent Democratic Conference — the breakaway group of Democrats that has caucused with senate Republicans since 2011 — may have disbanded, but Klein’s critics in the party’s progressive wing are saying too little, too late, the damage is done. more
At 16, someone may not be able to vote or grab a drink at a bar, but they can do something better — volunteer to save a life by registering to donate their organs. more
The days of the Independent Democratic Conference co-ruling the state senate with Republicans are apparently over. more
Plastic bags are, for many, a way of life, a convenience taken for granted. A handy container for groceries, pharmacy goods, or that bottle of wine at the end of a long workday. But the bags are not without their detractors. In fact, many New Yorkers would like to do away with them altogether. more
Millions of New Yorkers depend on federal help to access fresh, healthy food through the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP. But now that SNAP is under threat by the Trump administration, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state’s congressional delegation to reject proposed cuts to SNAP that could reduce benefits by up to 30 percent. more
It's rain. It's snow. It's wind. And it's something likely best kept outside, and you inside. more
Among the many things Gov. Andrew Cuomo would like to see happen during his recent State of the State address is a plan where no student goes hungry. more
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