Laura Nahmias

Report: Wages fall for health workers without degrees:

Jobs for home health aides and personal care workers have multiplied in the past decade, but less-educated workers in the health care industry are earning less than they did a decade ago when their salaries are adjusted for inflation, a new report from the Brookings Institution said. 

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

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Report: Wages fall for health workers without degrees

Jobs for home health aides and personal care workers have multiplied in the past decade, but less-educated workers in the health care industry are earning less than they did a decade ago when their salaries are adjusted for inflation, a new report from the Brookings Institution said. 

Jul. 25, 2014

 
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Casino companies' optimistic jobs estimates

Casino companies vying to build gambling facilities in New York say they'll create thousands of jobs—but the state's projections are far more conservative

Jul. 25, 2014

 
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Legal experts differ on Cuomo administration’s exposure

Bharara would have to work to make federal case based on reports so far

Jul. 24, 2014

 
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Penn National reports lower earnings in second quarter

The regional casino company called the earnings results a "mixed bag" on a conference call, and cited saturation of the gambling market as a potential cause of the lower revenue.

Jul. 24, 2014

 
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Barclays asks court to dismiss AG’s ‘dark pools’ suit

Company says Schneiderman overstepped

Jul. 24, 2014

 
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State agencies launch LGBT data-collection effort

The campaign would be the most comprehensive LGBT data collection effort in the country

Jul. 24, 2014

 
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Greg Ball details past campaign expenses

The Republican senator filed a campaign disclosure detailing more than $154,000 in expenses dating back to 2007, amid reports his campaign expenses were scrutinized by the now-defunct Moreland Commission. 

Jul. 22, 2014

 
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Appeals courts split on Obamacare subsidies

A 2-1 decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals overturning a key part of the Affordable Care Act would deal a major blow to the Obamacare exchanges in 36 states where the insurance marketplace is run by the federal government, but likely wouldn't impact New York state. 

Jul. 22, 2014

 
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Casino bidders seek local property tax breaks

Bidders for the Nevele Resort, and Montreign and Mohegan Sun casino projects in Ulster and Sullivan Counties seek exemptions

Jul. 22, 2014

 
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Siena poll: Cuomo keeps 37 point lead over Astorino

Voters are still unfamiliar with each of the challengers vying to replace the governor

Jul. 21, 2014