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Among the bills passed in 2019 by the New York State legislature: a package of sweeping reforms to voting law. Image source: Pixabay

New Legislature, New New York

Last November, Democrats in the state Senate captured eight seats previously held by Republicans, setting the stage for a dramatic shift in legislative priorities.

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?

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No Cure for Rural?

The rural parts of the Hudson Valley are contending with problems felt in rural places all over the nation.