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New York State Tax Increase
The state budget was due on April 1, but it was not submitted until Tuesday, April 6. Governor Cuomo announced that he had reached an agreement with Albany legislative leaders yesterday on a tax increase.
City Of Albany Summer Jobs
City Of Albany Department Of Recreation is hiring for seasonal jobs begin at $15.52 an hour, with some jobs going up to $17 an hour.  The department is looking for Lifeguards, Rangers, Swim Instructors, and Site Supervisors.
Albany High School's First Black Valedictorian
It’s been a long time coming, but the Albany Public School District has reported that Ms. Onovu Otitigbe-Dangerfield has earned the title of Valedictorian. This makes her the first Black student to become Albany High School’s Valedictorian.
Stop Asian Hate Rally In Albany
Asian Americans gathered to honor victims who were senselessly injured or killed in recent hate crimes. Members of the Asian American community gathered in Academy Park on Monday evening to denounce hate crimes against Asian Americans.
Should Governor Cuomo Resign?
Governor Andrew Cuomo has been making headlines for a full year now, and most of the news was good. Unfortunately for him the news has turned sour and now some legislators are calling for his resignation.

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