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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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Hudson Valley State Parklands May Soon Increase

Gov. Cuomo proposes adding more than 2,000 acres among other robust environmental initiatives in 2020 State of the State address.

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The Aging of the Mid-Hudson Valley

A new report shines a light on the region’s rapidly aging population, prompting questions about how to make communities more age-friendly.

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Reclaiming Spanish

Social pressures cause many immigrants to stop speaking their first language, losing an aspect of cultural identity in the process. Some families are trying to keep those ties alive.