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SUNY sorting out 75,000 Excelsior Scholarship applications
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SUNY sorting out 75,000 Excelsior Scholarship applications

The Excelsior Scholarship, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s program to provide tuition-free public college for working-class families, accepted its final application for the upcoming school year last week. According to media reports citing the Governor’s Office, the program received more than 75,000 applications — 51,000 to SUNY and 24,000 to CUNY. Five […]

New law gives police more tools to stop animal fighting
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New law gives police more tools to stop animal fighting

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that allows judges to issue an electronic surveillance warrant for the investigation of animal fighting. This bill (S.611/A.2806) makes animal fighting a designated offense for the issuance of a video surveillance or eavesdropping warrant. Animal fighting often requires that multiple individuals use phone and […]