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At Queens stop, Teachout says Cuomo 'ignores tax fraud'

capitalnewyork.com — After three days upstate, Zephyr Teachout got off her campaign bus at a Department of Taxation building in Kew Gardens, Queens, and was met again by NY1 and photographers with New York City press cards. "What I'm here to talk about today is the taxes that New York State is not collecting," she said.

Teachout calls for power to be returned to LIPA

capitalnewyork.com — UNIONDALE-Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout made a stop at the Long Island Power Authority headquarters today to renew her call for a return to the days when LIPA ran the island's utilities. "The attorney general no longer has oversight. The comptroller no longer has oversight.

Can Cuomo win like Gillibrand, Schumer and Spitzer did?

capitalnewyork.com — Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print There's little doubt, barring an indictment-type event, that Andrew Cuomo is going to prevail in November's gubernatorial election. The more interesting question is whether he'll be able to beat Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino by a margin that is impressive by the standards of recent Democratic victories in New York.
Aug 29, 2014

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Teachout pitches lower tuition in New Paltz

capitalnewyork.com — NEW PALTZ-In a stop at SUNY New Paltz on Friday morning, on the third day of her "whistleblower" bus tour, Zephyr Teachout said that higher education should be "basically free." Through a bullhorn, she spoke for about ten minutes to an extremely friendly crowd of about 40, which booed, hissed, and cheered at the appropriate moments.