Articles on the Constitution by Thomas Kaplan

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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Thursday, February 7, 2013
In November, the state comptroller instructed Mr. Boyland, 42, whose father and uncle both served in the Assembly, to repay the state $67,497 in travel reimbursements he had received by claiming to be in Albany on hundreds of days when, an...
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New Paltz Times
Thomas Kaplan
Thursday, August 16, 2012
 ALBANY — Aides communicate with untraceable messages sent from BlackBerry to BlackBerry. Nothing delicate is shared using e-mail. And in-boxes are regularly wiped clean. 
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
 Local governments across New York State are collecting less in taxes, burning through their cash reserves and running up deficits, according to a report released Wednesday by the state comptroller.http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/...
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
 Frustrated with Albany’s tepid reaction to the idea of publicly financed elections, the Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and his fiancé are financing a new campaign to press the issue in coordination with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo....
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Thomas Kaplan
Monday, July 16, 2012
ALBANY — Aides communicate with untraceable messages sent from BlackBerry to BlackBerry. Nothing delicate is shared using e-mail. And in-boxes are regularly wiped clean. 
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Thomas Kaplan
Monday, July 16, 2012
ALBANY — Aides communicate with untraceable messages sent from BlackBerry to BlackBerry. Nothing delicate is shared using e-mail. And in-boxes are regularly wiped clean. 
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
 Frustrated with Albany’s tepid reaction to the idea of publicly financed elections, the Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and his fiancé are financing a new campaign to press the issue in coordination with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo....
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Monday, June 4, 2012
ALBANY — Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said on Monday that he would support a proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to significantly curb the number of people who could be arrested for marijuana possession as a result of police stops.
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Friday, February 17, 2012
ALBANY — In his proposed budget for next year, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has inserted language that would allow him to move money between state agencies without legislative approval.He has included a clause that would allow him to give out some...
This article highlights the Governor's attempt to concentrate more power within the executive branch.
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New York Times
Thomas Kaplan
Friday, January 27, 2012
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo defended his decision to participate in a closed-door discussion of infrastructure policy on Friday before an audience of deep-pocketed donors, some of whom paid $50,000 or more to attend, at the same time that his...
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