Laura Nahmias

Leaders agree on some health items, with capital funding unsettled:

Most controversial health care items in budget outstanding

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

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Leaders agree on some health items, with capital funding unsettled

Most controversial health care items in budget outstanding

Mar. 29, 2015

 
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Former top Cuomo aide headed to familiar airport firm

Larry Schwartz moves to airport company that hired Cuomo's ex-operations director

Mar. 27, 2015

 
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Report: Budget includes $440 M. for homeless services

The deal, reported by the Daily News, covers 5,000 units of homeless housing, fewer than the 12,000 called for by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio. 

Mar. 27, 2015

 
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De Blasio, Cuomo at odds over NYCHA budget money

Proposal would give governor control over $100 million in state aid to the New York City Housing Authority

Mar. 26, 2015

 
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Report warns of overprescription for children on Medicaid

Study finds antipsychotic drugs are prescribed for too long, at too young an age

Mar. 26, 2015

 
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Little sign of life in Cuomo-created women’s party

Governor's campaign vehicle has a ballot line but no leadership

Mar. 25, 2015

 
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Paid sick leave backers call for overhaul of disability insurance

Witness claim a program wouldn’t work in New York state without an overhaul of the state’s insurance system

Mar. 24, 2015

 
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Clinton memorabilia, and other tales from the Cuomo book

More excerpts from 'The Contender'

Mar. 24, 2015

 
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New biography paints Cuomo as lonely obsessive

The Contender unearths colorful detail, but breaks little new ground

Mar. 23, 2015

 
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Lawmakers question tax plan to fund state health exchange

Senate has eliminated the proposed tax from its one-house budget

Mar. 23, 2015