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Closed-Door Meetings on Tappan Zee Draw Criticism

While work on the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement continues, the state is still trying to figure out how to pay for the multi-billion dollar project after the federal government only approved $29 million dollars in loan money. Nick Reisman reports.

Pay Raise for State Lawmakers May Tie to Minimum Wage Hike

Lawmakers in Albany seem willing to reconvene in a special legislative session before the end of the year to vote on a pay raise for lawmakers, but some Democrats insist that any raise be tied to a hike in the state's minimum wage. Zack Fink filed the following report.

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WASHINGTON D.C.

Chuck Hagel Submits Resignation as Defense Secretary

President Obama made the announcement Monday at the White House, where he called Hagel an "exemplary defense secretary." As Washington D.C. bureau reporter Geoff Bennett tells us, Hagel is resigning under pressure.

Updated 11/24/2014 08:04 PM

More Political News

CAPITAL TONIGHT INTERVIEWS

Stu Gruskin 11/24/14

Stu Gruskin of the state Nature Conservancy on why Lake Ontario water levels matter. 11/24/2014 08:27 PM

CAPITAL TONIGHT INTERVIEWS

Reporter Roundtable 11/21/14

Reporter Roundtable weighs in on the week's top stories, from the Buffalo snow storm to talk of legislative pay raises. 11/21/2014 08:24 PM

CAPITAL TONIGHT INTERVIEWS

Kelly Young 11/21/14

Kelly Young of the New York Farm Bureau with reaction to President Obama's executive action. 11/21/2014 06:22 PM

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