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Liberals consider dumping Cuomo, weigh alternate candidate

Long Island Newsday
Yancey Roy
3/26/2014
http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/spin-cycle-1.812042/liberals...
The Working Families Party, which pushes a progressive platform, is wrestling over whether to endorse a governor who calls himself progressive.
WFP committee members aired their grievances against Democrat Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in a lengthy conference call Tuesday with many “urging leadership to look for alternate candidates,” participants said.

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Who gives, gets money

Times Union
Casey Seiler
3/26/2014
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Who-gives-gets-money-5349147.php
Albany
With campaign finance overhaul and the creation of a public financing system for elections among the items left hanging in the ongoing budget negotiations, advocates for change gathered Tuesday morning for the release of a report on the state’s top political donors and the political entities that take their money.

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Utica students, teachers, and parents to rally for increased school aid in front of the State Office Building

The Utica Phoenix
Editorial Board
3/26/2014
http://uticaphoenix.net/utica-students-teachers-parents-rally-increased-...
On Wednesday, March 26th, at 4pm, the Alliance for Quality Education, students, parents, teachers will be picketing and holding signs in front of the State Office Building to hold Assemblyman Brindisi and Senator Griffo accountable to their promises of increased school aid for Utica schools.
WHEN: 4:00pm
WHERE: Sidewalk in front of the Utica State Office Building
207 Genesee Street

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Rally for Increased School Aid – Wednesday, March 26

Mohawk Valley Free School
maslauskas
3/26/2014
http://mvfreedomschool.wordpress.com/tag/alliance-for-quality-education/
Attend Rally for Increased School Aid – Wed., March 26, 4 p.m,. Utica NYS Office Builidng
Utica students, teachers, and parents to rally for increased school aid in front of the State Office Building

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Skelos doesn’t rule out campaign finance in budget

Capital New York
Jimmy Vielkind
3/25/2014
http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/albany/2014/03/8542588/skelos-doesnt-rule-out-campaign-finance-budget
Legislative leaders emerged optimistically from a closed-door budget negotiation on Tuesday, with the only Republican in the room raising hopes that he might agree to a system of public campaign finance in the overall spending plan.

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New voices a result of reform

Times Union
Heather McGhee
3/25/2014
http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/New-voices-a-result-of-reform-5346573.php

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Seeking a budget boost

Times Union
Casey Seiler
3/25/2014
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Seeking-a-budget-boost-5345720.php#photo-6066224
Albany

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Advocates Gather in Albany for Final Budget Push

 
HCFANY steering committee members Mark Hannay of Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign and Heidi Sigfried of New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage “speak-out” to stop surprise medical bills by sharing consumer stories

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Helping the Uninsured Connect to the New, Affordable Health Care Options

Get Covered New York volunteer Engracia Jamieson
Guest post by Maryanne Tomazic, Raising Women’s Voices – New York (RWV-NY)

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