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Farmworkers have long sought labor protections.Source: Pixabay

New York Farmworkers Finally Have Labor Rights, But the Fight Isn’t Over

New legislation gives agricultural laborers the right to unionize and collect overtime pay, but neither side is thrilled with the final law.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Isaias Adds Insult to Injury

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 5.

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What To Watch For In November’s Elections

Will Hudson Valley Democrats be able to hang on to the ground they gained in 2018? We look at what's happening in New York's 19th Congressional district and some interesting races in the state legislature.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Legislators Blast New York State Officials On Nursing Home Policy

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Saturday, August 1 through Monday, August 3.