governor andrew cuomo http://wamc.org en Confirmed EF2 Tornado Kills 4, Damages Homes In Central New York http://wamc.org/post/confirmed-ef2-tornado-kills-4-damages-homes-central-new-york <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed homes and property in central New York, and killed four people.</p><p>Violent winds Tuesday clocked in at least 100 miles per hour in the Madison county town of Smithfield, between Syracuse and Utica, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Barbara Watson.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"It's going to be at least an </span>EF2<span style="line-height: 1.5;">," Watson said.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 94463 at http://wamc.org Confirmed EF2 Tornado Kills 4, Damages Homes In Central New York Fight For NYS Senate Leadership Begins http://wamc.org/post/fight-nys-senate-leadership-begins <p>The New York State Senate is not likely to meet again until next January, but the fight for leadership of the chamber has already begun. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 93466 at http://wamc.org Fight For NYS Senate Leadership Begins HV Schools Receive NYS Funding http://wamc.org/post/hv-schools-receive-nys-funding <p></p><p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced three schools in the Hudson Valley that will be included in a second round of funding as part of state’s community schools initiative.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:13:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 92511 at http://wamc.org HV Schools Receive NYS Funding With 8 Days Left, Uncertainty Over What Legislative Session Can Accomplish http://wamc.org/post/8-days-left-uncertainty-over-what-legislative-session-can-accomplish <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2014 legislative session has just eight working days left to go, with the closing day scheduled for June 20. As lawmakers prepare to return for the final two weeks, there’s uncertainty whether anything will get done, now that Governor Cuomo has publicly vowed to try to oust the current Senate leadership.&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:20:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 92090 at http://wamc.org With 8 Days Left, Uncertainty Over What Legislative Session Can Accomplish Senate Democratic Leader Says Conference Has Changed http://wamc.org/post/senate-democratic-leader-says-conference-has-changed <p>The leader of the New York State Senate Democrats says if Governor Andrew Cuomo is successful in helping retake the chamber for Democrats in the fall elections, she expects the Senate to be much more functional than it was the last time the Democrats were in power. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/kVg5mt14VDQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:49:33 +0000 Karen DeWitt 92080 at http://wamc.org Senate Democratic Leader Says Conference Has Changed 5/30/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/53014-panel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Working Families Party<br />Deval Patrick<br />Veteran's Affairs<br />First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback<br />Clippers sold</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91609 at http://wamc.org 5/30/14 Panel 5/29/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/52914-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Publisher Emeritus of The Kingston Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld, and Editor of the Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Defense Policy reset?<br />Ukraine<br />Veterans Affairs<br />Liberals v. Cuomo<br />Daily Gazette stories</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91518 at http://wamc.org 5/29/14 Panel Cuomo Critic Primary Threat Against Lt. Governor Choice http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-critic-primary-threat-against-lt-governor-choice <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to face a challenge from the left leaning members of his own party, that will play out at the end of the week in the Working Families Party convention. &nbsp;In addition, a progressive Democrat and wealthy businessman who’s been a harsh critic of Cuomo is threatening to try to get on the ballot for Lieutenant Governor.</span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 91395 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Critic Primary Threat Against Lt. Governor Choice Protesters Greet Obama, Cuomo In Cooperstown http://wamc.org/post/protesters-greet-obama-cuomo-cooperstown <p>Hours before President Obama spoke at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Thursday, area residents lined up along Main Street to send their own message.</p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 19:38:05 +0000 Lucas Willard 91166 at http://wamc.org Protesters Greet Obama, Cuomo In Cooperstown Senate Democrats: More Reasons Than Ever To Adopt Reform Bills http://wamc.org/post/senate-democrats-more-reasons-ever-adopt-reform-bills <p>New York Democrats pressing for bills to reform the state’s campaign finance system, say the US Attorney’s investigations into a panel controlled by Governor Andrew Cuomo might help spur action on their measures. Tue, 06 May 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 89833 at http://wamc.org Senate Democrats: More Reasons Than Ever To Adopt Reform Bills