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A local law that would create an independent redistricting process is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the Albany County Legislature.  Local Law O seeks to create a non-partisan, independent redistricting process in Albany County following the next federal census in 2020.

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Capital Region leaders held a rally over the weekend outside the governor's mansion in Albany, calling on Andrew Cuomo to act on climate change.  

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Local officials are bringing their concerns about a proposed natural gas power plant in downtown Albany to power the Empire State Plaza to the governor.