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Cuomo’s Exit Could Kick Off Game of Political Musical Chairs for Governor’s Seat and More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation is expected to lead to a statewide scramble for power among Democrats and Republicans in New York as politicians seek to capitalize on the unexpected opening of potentially multiple seats. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who in two weeks is slated to take over as governor to serve the remainder of Cuomo’ […]

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Queens Senator Calls for Blood Lab Probe After Discrimination Claims Revealed

A state senator from Queens is calling on state officials to investigate BioReference Laboratories, following THE CITY’s story about six employees — all women of Chinese descent — alleging years of unequal pay and discriminatory work conditions. Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky, whose district stretches from Woodside and Elmhurst to Flushing and Bayside, sent letters Monday […]