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Astorino: Cut Albany session in half to reduce corruption

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino proposed Monday to cut the state legislative session in half, saying that shortening the time lawmakers spent in Albany would reduce corruption.

Astorino, who is challenging Democrat Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, included the idea as part of a package of ethics proposals he released. The Astorino campaign billed as the first of a series of major policy...

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