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Comptroller warns of long-term NY fiscal concerns

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is sending an early warning that the government's long-term finances rely on one-shot revenue raisers and some temporary tax increases and that some fiscal sleight of hand will make state finances look better just in time for the 2014 elections. Full story

No special NY aid for 7 flooded upstate counties

Homeowners, business operators and farmers in seven upstate counties that were part of the federal disaster area declared after summer flooding won't get special state aid after all. Full story

Here's what we should know this week

   Steve Kornacki and the Up panel tells what we should know this week: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces allegations of sexual misconduct; John Lewis at Comic Con for his graphic novel called “March”; the Catholic Church tries to merge old school tradition with new school social media; and New York Gov

SUNY board moves toward rare addition of college

The State University of New York on Tuesday moved toward creating the first new SUNY college in 50 years, but only after several trustees warned the decision is based on too much corporate influence, a ginned-up report and an internal power struggle. Full story

PSEG to run most of New York's LIPA utility

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Long Island Power Authority, a state-owned New York utility company that was criticized for its response during last year's Superstorm Sandy, will see most of its operations taken over by a private company, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday. Full story

Sandy-struck New Yorkers seek home buyouts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Full story

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Andrew Cuomo for President?

N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo signs deal for 2014 book

New York state senate pushes ahead with budget votes

New York State gets further $185.5 million for health exchange

Potential 2016 candidates keeping their names in the headlines

LIVE VIDEO: N.Y. Gov. Cuomo delivers State of the State address (1:30pET)

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  Melber: Andrew Cuomo has a lot of explaining to do

Cycle host Ari Melber explains five reasons why New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unlikely to win a Democratic primary in 2016.

  Rich Become Tax Targets

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing to once again extend the millionaire's tax, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  Cuomo calls for gun control in address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls for closing loopholes on a state ban on assault weapons and ammunition magazines that carry more than 10 bullets, during his State of the State speech.

  Balance of power in N.Y. State Senate still undecided

Up host Chris Hayes has what you should know for the week to come, including an update on his criticisms against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

  4.5 Million Still Without Power

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said "Long Island Power Authority has had a very poor track record in just the area of restoring power." Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute, weighs in.

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