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Tempers flared at a public hearing of a commission formed to enact a public campaign financing system for New York. But the tensions centered not on that proposal, but on the commission’s decision to also consider whether to end fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple ballot lines.

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A spokesman for Governor Andrew Cuomo says a plan to charge up to $45 for a requirement that license plates more than 10-years-old be replaced is no longer going forward. The news comes after a Siena College poll finds New Yorkers strongly oppose having to pay for new license plates.

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The vaping industry is reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming ban on flavored e-cigarettes, saying it is misguided and will force many small business owners to close their shops and lay off employees. Some are predicting legal action.

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Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have built a vaping machine to analyze the chemicals in flavored e-cigarettes sold by Juul. 

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to direct his health department to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes, in response to a vaping heath emergency that has sickened hundreds and killed six people.

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