andrew cuomo http://wamc.org en Cideries Now On Menu At New York Distillery Summit http://wamc.org/post/cideries-now-menu-new-york-distillery-summit <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday hosted a second beer, wine, spirits — and now, cider —&nbsp;&nbsp; summit to showcase one of the state’s few growth industries. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:04:48 +0000 Karen Dewitt 87697 at http://wamc.org Cideries Now On Menu At New York Distillery Summit New York Lawmakers Closer To Budget Agreement http://wamc.org/post/new-york-lawmakers-closer-budget-agreement <p>New York legislative leaders say they are working together and are close to a budget agreement, after a blowup that left the Senate and Assembly leaders negotiating separately with Governor Andrew Cuomo. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 86678 at http://wamc.org New York Lawmakers Closer To Budget Agreement Cuomo: No Decision On Lieutenant Governor http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-no-decision-lieutenant-governor <p>Speaking with reporters Tuesday in central New York,&nbsp; Governor Andrew Cuomo refuted reports that he has had discussions with Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney about whether the Republican could replace Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy on the ballot in November. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:13:41 +0000 Jessica Marshall 86665 at http://wamc.org Cuomo: No Decision On Lieutenant Governor Advocates Push For School Aid; Poll Shows Dissatisfaction http://wamc.org/post/advocates-push-school-aid-poll-shows-dissatisfaction <p>Education funding advocates, including actress Cynthia Nixon, made a last minute pitch for extra money for schools in the state budget. Meanwhile, a new poll finds many New Yorkers think the quality of education in the state is deteriorating. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 86596 at http://wamc.org Advocates Push For School Aid; Poll Shows Dissatisfaction Vox Pop : Open Forum on 3/11/14 : Charter Schools http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-31114-charter-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de </span>Blasio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced he would revoke the city's offer of free classrooms in public schools for three&nbsp;charter&nbsp;schools. Enraged parents filed a historic lawsuit against the city yesterday, re-igniting a firestorm debate over charter schools.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:30:00 +0000 85575 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum on 3/11/14 : Charter Schools NY Assembly, Senate Budget Plans Due http://wamc.org/post/ny-assembly-senate-budget-plans-due <p>Budget negotiations are expected to get serious at the New York State Capitol this week, with the spending plan due at the end of the month.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Senate and Assembly are due to put out their one house budget resolutions on Wednesday, the first step toward reaching a final deal with Governor Andrew Cuomo later this month.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:25:17 +0000 Karen Dewitt 85370 at http://wamc.org NY Assembly, Senate Budget Plans Due 3/5/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/3514-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Ukraine<br />License Program<br />Cuomo V. De Blasio<br />Murder Trial</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85156 at http://wamc.org 3/5/14 Panel Mayor, Governor Speak at Dueling Rallies in Albany http://wamc.org/post/mayor-governor-speak-dueling-rallies-albany <p></p><p>Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at dueling rallies on education at the State Capitol that highlighted the two politicians’ differences over education issues. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 85133 at http://wamc.org Mayor, Governor Speak at Dueling Rallies in Albany Cuomo Promotes State Budget Priorities http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-promotes-state-budget-priorities <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is spending some of his $33 million dollar campaign war chest on ads to promote his state budget priorities.</p><p>The <a href="http://vimeo.com/88089021">ads</a>, which feature in part Cuomo speaking directly to camera , focus on the governor’s pitch for his tax cut plan and an ethics package that includes public financing of political campaigns and a crack down on bribery.</p><p>Karen Scharff, with Citizen Action, says the ethics ads are a good sign.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:02:11 +0000 Karen Dewitt 85060 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Promotes State Budget Priorities Computer Chip Center Marks 1st Phase Of Nano Utica http://wamc.org/post/computer-chip-center-marks-1st-phase-nano-utica <p>The State University of New York's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering says construction of the $125 million dollar Computer Chip Commercialization Center at the SUNY Institute of Technology is ahead of schedule.</p><p>The completion of the steel construction of Quad-C on Thursday is the first phase of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.5 billion Nano Utica initiative announced in October.</p><p>Nano Utica is a private-public partnership that will feature six global technology companies and will invest $1.5 billion to create a regional hub for nanotechnology.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:33:15 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84846 at http://wamc.org Computer Chip Center Marks 1st Phase Of Nano Utica