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Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney Endorses Governor Cuomo's Proposal to Empower Voters to Reduce Property Taxes and Cost of Local GovernmentFebruary 23, 2017 | 02:30 pm EST
Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney endorsed Governor Cuomo's plan to reduce property taxes by empowering voters to approve locally-designed plans that deliver shared, coordinated services and lower the cost of local government.
Governor Cuomo Issues Directive to State Education Department: School Districts Must Protect Transgender StudentsFebruary 23, 2017 | 02:00 pm EST
In light of the federal government's action to rescind federal protections for transgender students, Governor Cuomo issued a directive to school districts making it clear that the rights and protections that had been extended to all students in New York remain unchanged under state law.
The State Division of Human Rights last year secured more than $5 million in compensation for victims of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation.