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Congressman Reed Reacts To Canceled Vote For Obamacare Replacement

A vote for the heath care bill meant to replace Obamacare was canceled Friday . Republican Congressman Tom Reed represents NewYork's 23rd district which includes Ithaca and Corning. He supported the American Health Care Act. He spoke to NPR's Scott Simon on Weekend Edition Saturday .

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A vote for the heath care bill meant to replace Obamacare was canceled Friday. Republican Congressman Tom Reed represents NewYork's 23rd district which includes Ithaca and Corning. He supported the American Health Care Act. He spoke to NPR's Scott Simon on Weekend Edition Saturday.  

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Several proposals in Washington, including the changes to the Affordable Care Act, could mean multi-billion-dollar budget gaps for New York state. 

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ALBANY (WSKG) - The leader of the state Senate said an indicted Republican senator is staying on for now to help work on the upcoming state budget vote and other issues. 

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - There are reports that at least two protesters were arrested after a demonstration outside the U.S. Border Patrol offices in Irondequoit overnight. Media reports say that a mother and several children were initially taken into custody in Geneseo, and that the children were later released.

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ALBANY (WSKG) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he’s considering suing the federal government over an amendment to the health care act proposed by two New York congressmen, saying it may violate state sovereignty. 

Upstate Population Losses Drag Down New York's Total

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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that New York's statewide population fell for the first time in a decade, largely a result of upstate population losses outpacing the gains made downstate. 

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Pennsylvania officials declined on Wednesday to answer lawmakers’ questions on documents indicating that the state had issued permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline before ensuring that it met all regulatory requirements. A bipartisan group of three lawmakers met with three top officials from the Department of Environmental Protection in Harrisburg. 

KEYSTONG CROSSROADS - Population data has a way of freaking people out. After all, population determines federal allocation dollars, which trickle down to the state, county, and local levels, said Peter Borsella, a demographer with the U.S. Census Bureau.

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- After over six hours of discussion and several questions to the judge, the jury in former Penn State President Graham Spanier's child endangerment case ended its first day of deliberation without a verdict.

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  One of Pennsylvania’s top utility regulators is walking back controversial remarks he made about pipeline opponents at a gas industry conference this week. Speaking at the Upstream PA conference Tuesday, state Public Utility Commissioner Robert Powelson said people opposing pipeline projects are engaged in a “jihad” to keep natural gas from reaching new markets.

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