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Monday, December 13

12.13.10 - Front page: 27-year-old plans Troy council run, Cuomo pushes property tax cap

Good morning! Be safe on the roads today, the rain is forecast to turn to snow later.

A 27-year-old St. Rose graduate, artist and activist is openly contemplating a run for the Troy City Council. [Record]

Some more analysis and opinion on the NYC OTB shutdown fallout. [Gazette, TU]

Gov. Paterson vetoed the moratorium on hydrofracking natural gas drilling, instead issuing an executive order banning some of the drilling. The move is described as a compromise between environmentalists and developers. [TU, LoHud]

Gov.-elect Cuomo will push for a property tax cap. [NYT]

Cuomo received a $45,000 campaign check from a prominent law firm while he was probing one of its attorneys in a pay-to-play investigation. [DN]

It could be a bumpy road for the NYS Senate's new Republican majority next year [IthacaJrnl]


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