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Crude oil along the Hudson: Groups seek full DEC review of expansion plans

Andrew Tarwerdi April 15, 2014 0

Lohud Jon Campbell 4/15/2014 http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/albany-watch/2014/04/15/environmental-groups-seek-full-review-crude-oil-plans/7762811/ ALBANY – A coalition of environmental and progressive groups is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration to bolster its review of a company’s plan to expand its crude-oil facilities on

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Local activists call for corporate tax reform

Andrew Tarwerdi April 15, 2014 0

WBNG Matt Porter 4/15/2014 http://www.wbng.com/news/video/Local-activists-call-for-corporate-tax-reform-255403811.html?vid=a Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Citizen Action holds meeting to call for Congress to end corporate tax loopholes. The activists called attention to what they say is more than $180

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Tax Day Protests Fight Corporate Loopholes

Andrew Tarwerdi April 15, 2014 0

WIVT 4/15/2014 http://www.binghamtonhomepage.com/story/d/story/tax-day-protests-fight-corporate-loopholes/11295/C2OK_d7aBESHd2QbUSjRKw Citizen Action and the Greater Binghamton Labor-Religion Coalition say corporate tax loopholes allow the majority of the top 100 publicly traded companies to shield assets and transfer them offshore so they don’t have

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Citizen Action: Congress must end ‘Tax Day giveaway’ for corporations

Andrew Tarwerdi April 15, 2014 0

Time Warner Cable News Web Staff 4/15/2014 http://binghamton.twcnews.com/content/news/724685/citizen-action–congress-must-end–tax-day-giveaway–for-corporations/ BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Members of Citizen Action spent their Tax Day sending a message to Congress about what they call the “Tax Day giveaway.” They argue

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Herkimer Students Rally For Education Funding

Andrew Tarwerdi April 10, 2014 0

WIBX Luke Tubia 4/10/2014 http://wibx950.com/herkimer-students-rally-for-education-funding-video/ The Alliance For Quality Education assisted Herkimer High School students teachers and parents in holding a rally for fair school funding. Dozens of students gathered outside the school after

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Thomas DiNapoli picked for campaign finance experiment

Seth Schoenhaus April 5, 2014 0

Long Island Newsday Rick Brand 4/5/2014 http://www.newsday.com/long-island/columnists/rick-brand/thomas-dinapoli-picked-for-campaign-finance-experiment-1.7621098 State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has turned out to be a guinea pig in a not-so-grand political experiment that could only be conceived in the backrooms of Albany.

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Advocates say Cuomo missed chance to counteract Supreme Court ruling

Seth Schoenhaus April 4, 2014 0

WRVO Karen DeWitt 4/4/2014 http://wrvo.org/post/advocates-say-cuomo-missed-chance-counteract-supreme-court-ruling The U.S. Supreme Court decision McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down some campaign donation limits is expected to have an effect in New York. Reform advocates say Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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Weekly Round-Up: New York’s Overhaul of Tax System Receives Mixed Reviews

Seth Schoenhaus April 4, 2014 0

Bloomberg BNA Editorial Board 4/4/2014 http://www.bna.com/weekly-roundup-new-b17179889404/ New York’s fiscal year 2014-15 state budget signed April 1 contains, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), provisions for “cutting and simplifying business taxes,” and calls for “the

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Advocate Says Cuomo Missed Chance to Counteract Supreme Court Ruling

Seth Schoenhaus April 3, 2014 0

WXXI Karen Dewitt 4/3/2014 http://wxxinews.org/post/advocate-says-cuomo-missed-chance-counteract-supreme-court-ruling The US Supreme court decision McCutcheon v FEC, striking down some campaign donation limits is expected to have an effect in New York. Reform advocates say Governor Cuomo and

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Reactions To Supreme Court Ruling Removing Campaign Contribution Limits

Seth Schoenhaus April 3, 2014 0

WAMC Dave Lucas 4/3/2014 http://wamc.org/post/reactions-supreme-court-ruling-removing-campaign-contribution-limits New York’s campaign finance system may be about to change, but not the way good-government groups and many Democrats in public office had hoped for. WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau

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