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News Coverage:

lohud.com
Jon Campbell
Thursday, July 26, 2012
 A one-time Democratic fundraiser said Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “lead by example” when it comes to reshaping the state’s oft-criticized campaign finance laws, calling on him to reject corporate donations from now through 2014.
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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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CBS
Michael Gormley
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is willing to accept the Legislature's latest redistricting proposals, with conditions, and the Democrat is ready to force a late budget if lawmakers don't agree to his new pension proposal as part of the...
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Newsday
Dan Janison
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
 Here's some sharp blowback to the recent Albany reapportionment actions, from independent-redistricting activist Bill Samuels of the New Roosevelt Initiative: 
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lohud.com
Joseph Spector
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
 Bill Samuels, the chairman of the New Roosevelt Foundation, will be our guest in the Gannett Albany Bureau studio today at 1 p.m. to discuss a new initiative, the Citizens’ Committee for an Effective Constitution, that will push for reforms...
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Auburn Pub
Robert Harding
Sunday, February 5, 2012
 What do you get when you cross a former Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, the current Assembly Republican leader and a college professor?A coalition of opposites, of course.
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Long Island Press
Michael Gormley
Saturday, January 28, 2012
 The organizers of the group called Citizens' Committee for an Effective Constitution say it's a key many elected officials over 45 years — most of whom ran as "reformers" — and the special interests who fund them don...
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Opinion Editorial:

Newsday
Bob Keeler
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
In any conversation about the need to fix New York, the phrase "constitutional amendment" quickly emerges.Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wants to legalize casino gambling. Sorry, that would take a constitutional amendment.
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