Laura Nahmias

Measles case confirmed in Dutchess County:

Person rode an Amtrak train from New York City last Sunday

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

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Measles case confirmed in Dutchess County

Person rode an Amtrak train from New York City last Sunday

Jan. 30, 2015

 
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Sheldon Silver to resign as speaker Monday

Resignation will be effective at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, a Silver spokesman said. 

Jan. 30, 2015

 
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GOP: Budget could divert surplus for Medicaid clawback

State could divert $4.6 billion of a $5.4 billion surplus from financial settlements to help pay for shortfalls in federal Medicaid funding

Jan. 30, 2015

 
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Cuomo vetoes police discipline bill

Legislation would have made police disciplinary procedures subject to labor negotiations

Jan. 30, 2015

 
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Lentol drops out of race for speaker

The assemblyman from Brooklyn said he will support Carl Heastie of the Bronx

Jan. 29, 2015

 
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Lavine calls for creation of new Assembly ethics committee

Ethics committee chairman also suggests public hearings on reforms that should take place in the chamber

Jan. 29, 2015

 
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Healthcare Association backs e-prescribing delay

In favor of legislation that would delay a mandate requiring doctors to electronically prescribe medications for patients 

Jan. 29, 2015

 
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Gaming commission seeks public input on new casino rules

The state's gaming commission is asking members of the public to join committees to help hone the regulations for new casinos' policies on ensuring workplace diversity and access to facilities for the disabled, as well as rules for how to deal with compulsive and problem gamblers. 

Jan. 29, 2015

 
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Medical marijuana entrepreneur moves to New York

Josh Stanley, credited with inventing the strain known as Charlotte's Web, sees big growth here

Jan. 29, 2015

 
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What Silver’s members liked about him

Former members explain Silver's appeal

Jan. 29, 2015