The jig is up: The truth about Trump's tax cut has penetrated the fog of politics

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The folks who run the national Republican Party just commissioned a poll on the $1.5 trillion tax cut that President Trump promised would deliver jobs, higher wages and rising prosperity to all. Bloomberg News got a hold of the results: Two to one, respondents said they think the law benefits “large… Source link

LOVETT: GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro to unveil plan to cut property taxes

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ALBANY — Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, the Republican candidate for governor, is set to unveil Monday a plan those close to him say would result in the largest property tax cut in state history. Molinaro will unveil the proposal during an address before the state Business Council. Molinaro,… Source link

Cuomo set to raise money for at least 7 New York State Senate candidates

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In addition, the Cuomo source said, fundraisers are being scheduled to help Karen Smythe, Mulrow’s sister-in-law who is challenging Sen. Sue Serino (R-Dutchess County), and James Skoufis, a state assemblyman squaring off against Republican Tom Basile for the Orange County seat being vacated by Republican Sen. William Larkin. Source link

'Lion King' puppet master caught making 3D-printed gun in theater prop room: prosecutors

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A memory card was plugged into the side of the printer, and it was making an object that “has a hand grip and a pointed, snub-nosed nozzle, and in between the two features, an empty space where it is customary for a cylinder holding live rounds of ammunition to be placed,“ the complaint alleges. Source […]

Brute knocks two gay men unconscious in Williamsburg bias attack: cops

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A brutish bigot yelled slurs at two gay men in Brooklyn before knocking both unconscious, cops said. The victims, ages 29 and 34, were walking, intoxicated, on Metropolitan Ave. near Union Ave. in Williamsburg at about 12:55 a.m. Sunday when the man began yelling anti-gay slurs at them, cops said. … Source link