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Progressive Approach

Young, Goodell React To State Of The State

January 10, 2013

ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have big ideas for the state in the upcoming year, but he may be missing the mark when it comes to Western New York....

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khulumzurug

Jan-10-13 4:55 AM

undreds of Wendy’s workers are seeing their hours cut back because of President Barack Obama’s health care law.

WOWT-TV reports that nearly 300 employees at 11 Wendy’s locations in the Omaha area will have their hours reduced to 28 hours a week because the franchise owner says he can’t afford to pay his employees health care.

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carlaw

Jan-10-13 5:34 AM

That's right Khulum. That will make welfare more attractive than work! Can you blame anyone? Senator Young and Assemblyman Goodell got it right when they said we need to focus on Welfare and Medicaid reform and get more in line with other states. People can't afford the property taxes to stay here and new people and business can't afford to locate here because of this. I hope they keep pressing for reform and mandate relief.

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Digger

Jan-10-13 6:43 AM

OMG I saw this news clip on TV. Just because you're talking LOUD, doesn't mean you're RIGHT.

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madman

Jan-10-13 7:29 AM

I agree with reform on welfare and mandates. This has to be a top priority for this state. But Khulum, you are way off base. Most of the new healthcare laws have not even taken place yet. These businesses that say thaey are laying off people or cutting hours are feeding you bs and you are buying it. Now if you tell me the price of a buegr wil increase 25 cents at wendy's to pay for the extra cost of health care I would say that sounds reasonable. But don't buy all this crap that healthcare will cause layoffs. Carlaw, you know better than that.

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Digger

Jan-10-13 7:37 AM

And, while you're screaming, Gov., why don't you do something about the newspaper that outted legal gun owners? How are YOU going to protect THEM?

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ru4real

Jan-10-13 8:23 AM

"Hi Hitler" , its just the beginning, hold on for the future you voted for.

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Conservative1212

Jan-10-13 9:14 AM

It is not progressive we want. Try a little CONSERVATISM !! Goes a long way to preserving our country. But if this is the kind of country idiots wanted , they have to live with it. Pitiful mess.

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Mcjensen

Jan-10-13 9:14 AM

welfare reform is needed BIG time.People should not be allowed to be on it their whole life. some states you get 6 months to find a job if not you are shut off unless you have at least a part time job, i say we should do that, there are alot of part time jobs around here and not full time

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wantabe

Jan-10-13 9:22 AM

the governor needs a wake up call--medicaid is killing the property owners--vote him out next time!

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Local14701

Jan-10-13 2:29 PM

Texas cut taxes and regulations and has an 8 billion dollar surplus. NY adds regulations and has high taxes and is 62 billion in debt. The gov. is yelling about the wrong things.

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Digger

Jan-10-13 5:07 PM

Do you know me? NO! You are just assuming that I will commit a crime if I own a gun and you want to take it away from me. You want to control me. Do you know me? NO!

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Gentleman

Jan-10-13 8:23 PM

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