Laura Nahmias

Bio: Laura Nahmias reports on politics for Capital's Albany bureau.

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Teachout and Wu disclose finances, an ‘academic’ book fee

'My advance and Cuomo's advance were very different'

Aug. 27, 2014

 
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Cuomo raises $54k in past two days

Governor files first 24-hour reports prior to Democratic primary

Aug. 27, 2014

 
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G.O.P. PAC gets $250K infusion from national Republicans

The donation comes as Senate Republicans face the most serious threat to their power in the State Legislature in years. 

Aug. 27, 2014

 
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Times rebukes Cuomo without endorsing Teachout

Paper says governor failed at 'Job 1'

Aug. 26, 2014

 
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Cuomo again dodges debate question

The governor says the decision is not his but rather for 'the campaigns to work through'

Aug. 26, 2014

 
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Study: Less domestic violence for married pot users

Married couples who smoke marijuana together two to three times a month are less likely to be violent toward one another, according to new research done at the University of Buffalo. 

Aug. 26, 2014

 
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Caesars promises a locally sourced casino

The gambling conglomerate has signed memoranda of understanding with 348 dairy, agriculture and beverage firms—including at least 100 farms—in Orange County

Aug. 26, 2014

 
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Whoopi Goldberg on Cuomo’s ‘restrictive’ marijuana law

The Oscar-winning actress and medical marijuana advocate took the governor to task over the law's shortcomings, in a column she penned for the Cannabist. 

Aug. 25, 2014

 
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Gaming official: Casino plans unaffected by A.C.'s problems

A top state gaming official said the imminent closure of four Atlantic City casinos is the result of years of decline, and doesn't have bearing on the health of the market for casinos in New York State

Aug. 21, 2014

 
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A.G.: New York nets $800M from Bank of America settlement

The settlement, the largest with a single financial firm in U.S. history, was negotiated by a working group of state and federal regulators co-chaired by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. 

Aug. 21, 2014