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Libous Wants Property Tax Cap Retained

Senator Thomas Libous says he wants New York state's property tax cap to be made permanent.

The Republican-controlled Senate has voted in favor of retaining the tax cap which was enacted in 2011.

Libous, a Binghamton Republican, did not vote on the plan to keep the tax cap

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Frances Libous Retiring From State Post

Frances Libous is planning to retire from her job as vice chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

According to the Times Union of Albany, the 62-year-old Libous has filed papers indicating she int

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[AUDIO] Libous, Starzak Debate On “Binghamton Now”

The candidates for the 52nd District seat in the New York State Senate faced each other in a live debate broadcast Friday morning on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Republican incumbent Thomas Libous and Democratic challenger Anndrea Starzak discussed some of the issues and challenges facing the Southern Tier and the state.

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Libous, Starzak To Debate On “Binghamton Now”

Thomas Libous and Anndrea Starzak have agreed to discuss issues facing New York State's 52nd Senate District in an appearance on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Libous, a Binghamton Republican, was first elected to the Senate in 1988.

Starzak,

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Libous Defeats Jones In GOP Senate Primary

State Senator Thomas Libous has won the Republican party nomination, defeating Tioga County businessman Denver Jones in a primary in the 52nd District.

Libous prevailed over Jones in Tuesday's GOP contest

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Libous Doubts Astorino Can Beat Cuomo [AUDIO]

The Republican candidate for governor of New York isn't getting an endorsement from one of the GOP's Senate leaders.

Senator Thomas Libous of Binghamton says he'll vote for Rob Astorino but expects Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo will win a second term

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Libous: Residence Search “Politically Motivated”

New York State Senator Thomas Libous says he believes a search of his Binghamton residence was "politically motivated."

State and federal investigators were reported to have seized items belonging to Frances Libous, the senator's wife

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Denver Jones Continues Fight For Primary Ballot

A Tioga County man who wants to challenge New York State Senator Thomas Libous in a Republican primary has won a court victory.

Denver Jones has been battling to gain ballot access for a September 9 primary

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Libous and Starzak Submit Ballot Petitions

Thomas Libous and Anndrea Starzak say they have submitted nominating petitions for the November ballot in the 52nd state senatorial district.

A statement released by the Libous campaign says thousands of signatures were turned into the state Board of Elections office in Albany on Wednesday

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [May 9, 2013]

Libous Vows To Fight Federal Allegations [AUDIO]

New York State Senator Thomas Libous discussed an indictment alleging he made false statements to the FBI during a live interview on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.

Libous answered questions from host Bob Joseph on Tuesday morning, one week after federal officials announced the indictment against the senator.

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