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City & State: High Expectations for Cuomo vs. Medicaid, Round 2

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo resolved in his first State of the State address to overhaul New York’s mammoth Medicaid program, a $52 billion system threatening to cripple the state’s budget. And for the time being at least, he appears to have made good on his promise, healthcare analysts said. “I don’t know that I’d ever use [&hellip
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City & State: Winners & Losers, 2011 Edition

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From blizzards to Occupy Wall Street, Cathie Black to Carl Kruger, 2011 has had its ups and downs, lefts and rights, and even some unexpected U-turns (tweeting Anthony Weiner). It was a year of overhyped political races and secret backroom deals, spectacular ethical lapses and game-changing protests. As we look forward to 2012, we look [&hellip
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City & State: Heard Around Town, December 28

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First came the endorsement from Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. Then the New York Times. Now, living wage proponents have another reason to feel thankful this holiday season: one or more City Council members are expected to announce their support for the measure in the coming days, sources say. Twenty-nine Council members are currently signed [&hellip
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City & State: Winners & Losers, December 23 Edition

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Occupy Albany got evicted, the taxi bill got a reprieve, Anthony Weiner got a wonderful Hanukkah gift and Carl Kruger got his pension before getting teary-eyed in court. Here’s our weekly look at who’s up and who’s down in New York politics. — Anthony Weiner - The former Congressman didn’t exactly have a great year, but [&hellip
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