New York

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Opponents to incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the 2018 governor’s race are continuing to weigh in on the corruption convictions of the former head of Cuomo’s economic development programs. Independent candidate for governor and former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says it’s not just Cuomo and his administration, who are to blame.

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The second set of corruption convictions of former associates of Governor Cuomo has renewed calls to reform the governor’s multi-billion dollar economic development program that was at the heart of the bribery and bid rigging cases. But Cuomo says the problem has already been fixed.

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Governor Cuomo released a study that finds the state could benefit by legalizing marijuana.

Seth Wenig / AP

A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program. 

Courtesy of campaigns for Jessica Ramos and Alessandra Biaggi

Primary challengers to a group of former breakaway Democrats in the state Senate have been gaining momentum lately, at least when it comes to campaign endorsements. Many are encouraged by the June upset win of primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to longtime Queens Congressman Joe Crowley.

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