governor andrew cuomo http://wamc.org en Cuomo Offers First Comments On Ethics Commission Controversy http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-offers-first-comments-ethics-commission-controversy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his first public appearance since potentially damaging news came out about his staff’s tampering with an ethics probe, tried to change the subject by talking about economic development.&nbsp; But the story continues to dog the governor.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 95835 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Offers First Comments On Ethics Commission Controversy Poll Finds Cuomo Far Ahead In Governor's Race http://wamc.org/post/poll-finds-cuomo-far-ahead-governors-race <p>A poll conducted fifteen weeks before Election Day &nbsp;shows incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a wide lead over his nearest challenger.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:34:17 +0000 Karen Dewitt 95333 at http://wamc.org Poll Finds Cuomo Far Ahead In Governor's Race Cuomo Far Outraises GOP Opponent http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-far-outraises-gop-opponent <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is already ahead of his Republican challenger in name recognition, now, according to required campaign disclosure filings with the State Board of Elections, Cuomo is far ahead in fundraising as well.</p><p></p><p>Cuomo, who already had over $33 million dollars in his campaign war chest, took in an additional $8.4 million dollars during the first six months of the year, and spent around $6 and a half million dollars, leaving him with a balance of &nbsp;$35,037,071.40.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 94933 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Far Outraises GOP Opponent 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