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Office of Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

Marc Molinaro, the presumptive Republican candidate for governor, released his tax returns for 2017, but his opponent, incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo, raised the stakes, saying his GOP challenger should release 10 years of tax returns. Meanwhile, a third candidate for Governor, Cynthia Nixon, has filed an extension and has not made any info available yet.

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Teachers wouldn’t be evaluated based on their students’ standardized test scores any longer under a measure approved by the New York State Assembly. 

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Governor Cuomo has signed a bill that would temporarily take away guns from people accused of domestic violence. The legislation closes a loophole in state law in order to ensure domestic abusers are required to surrender all firearms, not just handguns.

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Andrew Cuomo has two main challengers in the governor’s race: Cynthia Nixon on the left and Marc Molinaro on the right.

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New York’s lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, says she plans to stay in the race for re-election, alongside Governor Andrew Cuomo, despite some remarks by the Governor lately that Hochul might prefer to run for Congress instead.