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Cuomo eyes reversal on gun-magazine size
A rollback of one aspect of the New York’s new gun law and a move to ease marijuana laws aren’t vital to adopting a state budget – but they are among the key sticking points as lawmakers continued to labor Wednesday to put together a spending plan.
Months ago, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said his $142.6 billion proposed budget was “simple and straightforward.” But a host of issues not...