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NY lawmakers head back to work in Albany

Created: 01/12/2014 2:08 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

New York's Legislature starts its 2014 session in earnest this week.
    
The session officially started Wednesday with Gov. Andrew's State of the State address, but lawmakers did little more that day than gavel in and out. Lawmakers return to Albany on Monday and Tuesday for session days.
    
The Republican-dominated coalition in charge of the Senate on Monday will issue a report on hearings lawmakers held across the state on New York's regulatory climate.
    
Democrats in control of the Assembly have already introduced legislation to speed implementation of a $9 an hour minimum wage to the end of the year, a full year ahead of schedule.



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