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Report: Fewest bills passed since 1914
The 2012 legislative session was historic all right.
The state Legislature passed 571 bills in the 2012 session – the lowest one-year total since 1914, according to the New York Public Interest Research Group.
The decline follows a trend that began in the 1960s and is likely related to the fact that, more and more, the state budget encompasses issues that used to stand separately, said...