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Legislation & Policy
3:40 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

No consensus on redistricting ballot amendment

Next month, voters will decide whether they want to change the way redistricting is done in New York, by voting on a ballet amendment that would change the state’s constitution.  But there are difference of opinion over whether the amendment actually gets rid of gerrymandering, or not.

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Legislation & Policy
3:57 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Watchdog warns against ed Bond Act

The November ballot includes a proposal for the state to borrow $2 billion dollars to spend on technology for school children, like computer tables.  A fiscal watchdog group says it’s not a good way to finance the purchase of I-Pads.
 
The bond act would give New York State permission to borrow $2 billion dollars, primarily to invest in new technology for students in elementary and secondary schools, including I-Pads and other tablets.  It would also include money for building more classrooms for expanded pre kindergarten.
 

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Politics & Elections
2:01 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Prop 3: The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014

Education & History
1:05 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Watchdog warns against ed bond act

The November ballot includes a proposal for the state to borrow $2 billion dollars to spend on technology for school children, like computer tables.  A fiscal watchdog group says it’s not a good way to finance the purchase of iPads.

The bond act would give New York State permission to borrow $2 billion dollars, primarily to invest in new technology for students in elementary and secondary schools, including iPads and other tablets.  It would also include money for building more classrooms for expanded pre-kindergarten.

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Legislation & Policy
2:08 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Latest from Senate and Gubernatorial Races

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