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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Part of Governor Tom Wolf's new budget plan targets a contentious tax strategy known as the Delaware loophole. 

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

A local lawmaker wants New York State to compensate Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack for the revenue it might lose due to the recent opening of the del Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. 

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Governor Tom Wolf and the Republican-led Legislature have worked to deal with the opioid crisis in the past year. Now, a legislator is proposing a set of bills once again. Republican Representative Aaron Kaufer of Luzerne County is re-introducing legislation to help in the fight to save lives from opioid overdoses

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- A contentious abortion bill passed the state Senate Wednesday after hours of passionate debate.  

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Governor Tom Wolf's budget plan relies heavily on $2 billion in cuts and savings, as well as a slew of new tax revenues the administration says will add up to about $1 billion.

Cuomo Not Ready To Commit To Sanctuary State Legislation

Feb 8, 2017
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leader of the state Senate are not as enthusiastic about making New York a sanctuary state as are Assembly Democrats, who passed a bill earlier this week. 

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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Supporters of President Donald Trump crashed an Obamacare rally hosted by Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner on Tuesday. Protesters worried about losing the Affordable Care Act were met by some who are encouraged by Trump’s actions so far. 

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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - US Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-New Hartford) says she has faced some obstacles during her first month in office. In addition to trying to adjust to a new job on Capitol Hill, the freshman congresswoman has been struggling to open offices and telephone lines in her district.  

Katie Meyer

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- After two years of bitter partisan disputes over budgets, the governor is extending something of an olive branch to the legislature's dominant GOP--more than ever before, he's speaking their language. 

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s acting tax commissioner took heat Tuesday from Democrats and Republicans in the state Legislature over delays in the STAR rebate program. 

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