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This past weekend, President Donald Trump marked his 100 days in office at a rally in Harrisburg. As part of our occasional series, "I Voted Trump," Keystone Crossroads checked in with Trump supporters across the state to see whether their views have changed. 

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President Donald Trump’s tax cut plan is so far just a one-page outline, but it’s already raising some red flags for New York’s political leaders. 

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A bill that could address corruption in Albany is progressing in the state Legislature, but it might not be the measure that Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to become law. 

Katko Weighs In On Trump's First 100 Days

Apr 27, 2017
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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - It’s become traditional to measure a president’s first 100 days in office. For President Donald Trump, that milestone occurs on Saturday. Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) says he isn’t ready to grade the president, but he does have some thoughts about how Trump has been doing. 

Funding Cuts For Planned Parenthood Pass PA Senate

Apr 27, 2017
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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- A bill that could potentially eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood facilities in Pennsylvania has passed a state Senate committee. 

Katie Meyer

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- The office of Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has finished a long-awaited report on state spending in the unemployment compensation system. It began in January after the Senate decided not to extend a dedicated funding stream for the system over suspicion of mismanagement. The move prompted nearly 500 layoffs. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- The state House has voted to advance a group of four very different proposals to loosen restrictions on liquor sales in Pennsylvania. Liquor expansion is being counted on as a necessary component of the House GOP's proposed budget for next year. 

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State lawmakers and lobby groups say Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in error when he said that there was no political will to enact reforms in 2017. 

Katie Meyer

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Governor Tom Wolf and state Treasurer Joe Torsella say they have a way to cut down on Pennsylvania's mountainous pension costs: change investment strategies to cut down on fees to outside money managers. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- With the July budget deadline beginning to creep up, the state legislature is entering its busy season. Several component parts of what will eventually be next year's fiscal plan are under construction, and sticking points are already surfacing--even within the House and Senate's Republican majorities. 

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