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Analysis: Number of bills passed in '16 follows historic downward trend  (Times-Union, August 26, 2016)
Blair Horner Discusses the NY Constitutional Convention on Connect NY  (WCNY, August 26, 2016)
Newly Signed and Long Sought-After Ethics Bill Not Strong Enough for Some  (Time Warner Cable News, August 24, 2016)
Lawmaker Fighting Ticket Freeze-Out in Name of Bruce Springsteen  (Billboard, August 21, 2016)
Watchdog: NY lawmakers move to limit travel costs  (Democrat & Chronicle, August 20, 2016)
Editorial: Lawmakers haven't earned pay raise  (Plattsburgh Press Republican, 8/19/16)
State lawmakers in line for 47 percent raise  (The Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, August 14, 2016)
For Cuomo, Passing Ethics Bill was Urgent, Signing It is Not  (Gotham Gazette, August 12, 2016)
Daily fantasy sports sites bet nearly $800G on push to make games legal in New York  (Daily News, August 7, 2016)
The buses get revamped  (New York Amsterdam News, July 28, 2016)
Commission looks at raising lawmakers pay  (Times Union, July 26, 2016)
This Is Why You Couldn't Get Tickets for the Radiohead Concert at MSG  (Observer, July 22, 2016)
Senate Republicans Face Departures with Battle for Control Looming  (Gothan Gazette, July 21, 2016)
Queens assemblywoman tops all N.Y. state pols by collecting over $20G in travel expense reimbursements  (Daily News, July 21, 2016)
Could CUNY Be Tuition-Free Again?  (Gotham Gazette, July 20, 2016)
Bus Turnaround Campaign launched to save NYC's buses, a system 'in crisis'  (AM New York, July 20, 2016)
Transit Advocate Report Notes Ways MTA and DOT Can Improve Bus Service  (NY1, July 20, 2016)
Advocates seek to rescue a 'failing' bus system   (Politico, July 19, 2016)
New York City Subway to Get New Cars, Revamped Stations  (The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2016)
Groups talk with de Blasio staffers on outside advisers e-mail block  (New York Post, July 13, 2016)
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