robert duffy http://wamc.org en The Legislative Gazette #1419 http://wamc.org/post/legislative-gazette-1419 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York’s Lieutenant Governor announces he’s not running for re-election, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the newly contested race for state comptroller, and we’ll take a look at the first round of heroin antidote drug kits distributed around the state. Jessica Bloustein Marshall hosts.</p> Sat, 10 May 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 90034 at http://wamc.org Lieutenant Governor Duffy's Decision Not To Seek Re-election No Surprise http://wamc.org/post/lieutenant-governor-duffys-decision-not-seek-re-election-no-surprise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy has informed Governor Andrew Cuomo in a letter that he is not running again for a second term, and Cuomo has accepted the resignation from the ticket. Duffy will serve out the rest of his term, which ends in December.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 89971 at http://wamc.org Lieutenant Governor Duffy's Decision Not To Seek Re-election No Surprise Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-170 <p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses climate change, Lieutenant Governor Duffy opting out of running in a re-election race with Governor Andrew Cuomo, and a NYC Councilman's arrest. Thu, 08 May 2014 11:40:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 89944 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy To Step Aside http://wamc.org/post/new-york-lieutenant-governor-robert-duffy-step-aside <p>New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy will not seek re-election after four years in the position, the Rochester <em>Democrat &amp; Chronicle</em> reports. Duffy tells Governor Andrew Cuomo in a letter Wednesday that he is stepping aside before the November election. Duffy said that he has struggled to keep up with a rigorous travel schedule and that he is not being forced out. The former Rochester mayor and police chief says he would like to spend more time at home. Thu, 08 May 2014 10:45:38 +0000 89942 at http://wamc.org New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy To Step Aside New York's Lieutenant Governor Will Not Run For Re-election http://wamc.org/post/new-yorks-lieutenant-governor-will-not-run-re-election <p>The state’s lieutenant governor, Robert Duffy, spoke at a police memorial service this week, in what will be one of his last official acts in his role before Governor Andrew Cuomo announces a new running mate for the 2014 elections. As Karen DeWitt reports, &nbsp;Duffy, who’s publicly been Cuomo’s biggest cheerleader, privately may have become disenchanted with the job as New York’s number two elected official. Wed, 07 May 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 89929 at http://wamc.org New York's Lieutenant Governor Will Not Run For Re-election RensCo Chamber First Tenant At Proctor's Troy http://wamc.org/post/rensco-chamber-first-tenant-proctors-troy <p></p><p>A Troy landmark has a new lease on life and a new tenant.</p><p>Proctor's was built in the early 20th century for vaudeville performances by Capital District entrepreneur Frederick F. Proctor, who built another theater with his name in nearby Schenectady. The theater flourished for decades, but closed in 1977. The city of Troy acquired the property through foreclosure a year later.</p><p>In the early 2000s, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute acquired the building, hoping to use it partially for office space while keeping the theater.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:46:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 84781 at http://wamc.org RensCo Chamber First Tenant At Proctor's Troy Cuomo, Duffy Have Nothing But Praise For Each Other http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-duffy-have-nothing-praise-each-other <p></p><p>Governor Cuomo and his Lieutenant Governor, Robert Duffy, offered high praise for one another during an event at the Capitol Monday. As Karen DeWitt reports, their remarks come as questions are raised about the Lieutenant governors’ political future.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:40:25 +0000 Karen Dewitt 76497 at http://wamc.org Cuomo, Duffy Have Nothing But Praise For Each Other Medical College Called “Triple Crown” For Middletown And Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/medical-college-called-triple-crown-middletown-and-hudson-valley <p>MIDDLETOWN – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine officially launched Tuesday afternoon with a ceremony highlighting the ‘win-win-win’ relationship between the college, the City of Middletown, and the region.&nbsp;</p><p>“Demonstrating a continued investment in New York and our students” is how Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy defined it during remarks at the former Horton Hospital in Middletown.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:51:26 +0000 Hank Gross 68842 at http://wamc.org Medical College Called “Triple Crown” For Middletown And Hudson Valley The Capitol Connection #1304 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1304 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy, the former mayor and police chief of Rochester. They discuss the executive budget, hydrofracking, and mandate relief.</p> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 56434 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1304