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Paterson signs first-ever domestic workers rights bill

Gov. David Paterson signed the nation’s first-ever law protecting the rights of nannies and other domestic workers on Tuesday, extending workplace protections to nearly 300,000 people.

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As White House tackles obesity, lawmakers eye soda as culprit

Lawmakers around the country are mulling a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, just as the Obama administration takes on childhood obesity.

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