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Two in a row

When perfect becomes the enemy of good, it can make a mess of things. Consciously or not, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers seemingly were guided by that wisdom during budget negotiations this year.   As a result, Albany appears ...

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A worthy contest

The Brooks-Slaughter contest will give district voters a choice of two sharply differing viewpoints on a number of major issues.

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Right to raze

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A quarter-century might not be a long time by historical standards, but surely it's more than enough to learn whether someone would step up and spend millions of dollars to save 13 Cataract St.

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New push for parity

AIM parity does not mean the state must spend more. Rather, it simply needs to allocate the funds more equitably.

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Why Tier VI is needed

It is wrong to suggest that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Tier VI pension reform plan is bad for New Yorkers.

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Balanced reform

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is crafting legislation to remove unnecessary burdens on non-profits.

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Repeal Triborough

Getting rid of the Triborough Amendment before it turns 30 should be one of the governor's priorities.

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The do-nothing option

  The "do-nothing" label often is slapped on Washington lawmakers, but what if Congress truly did do nothing about the federal deficit?   This option was laid out in detail on Tuesday in the Congressional Budget Office’s annual "baseline" budget ...

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Heed Kodak’s founder

Rochester does not need another George Eastman or another Kodak to ensure that it thrives in the future.

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Budget ambitions

The executive budget is only the first step in a long process. But it clearly is a step in the right direction.

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Cuomo 2.0

The challenge now for Mr. Cuomo is to avoid a sophomore slump.

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