New York Governer Andrew Cuomo http://wamc.org en Blair Horner: Governor Cuomo Unveils His Themes for Re-election http://wamc.org/post/blair-horner-governor-cuomo-unveils-his-themes-re-election <p>Last week, Governor Cuomo delivered his fourth State of the State address.&nbsp; In it, he followed the typical State of the State game-plan for incumbent governors: he delivered his priorities for the 2014 legislative session, spending much of the time describing past accomplishments and bolstering an image for the election campaign.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Blair Horner 81764 at http://wamc.org Cuomo, VP Biden Meet On Infrastructure Rebuilding Plans http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-vp-biden-meet-infrastructure-rebuilding-plans <p>Governor Cuomo hosted Vice President Joe Biden to talk about new ways of rebuilding infrastructure after damaging storms. The two are potential Presidential contenders in 2016, if Hillary Clinton doesn’t run, but they had nothing but praise for one another. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York State received $6 billion dollars in federal aid after </span>Superstorm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sandy, and Governor Cuomo invited Vice President Joe Biden to the State Capitol, to show him how he’s spending the money.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 81387 at http://wamc.org Cuomo, VP Biden Meet On Infrastructure Rebuilding Plans Governor Cuomo Tours Construction Site For New Tappan Zee http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-tours-construction-site-new-tappan-zee <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday toured the construction site for the new Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:27:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 77444 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Tours Construction Site For New Tappan Zee Cuomo Looks To Former Rivals To Head Tax Cutting Commission http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-looks-former-rivals-head-tax-cutting-commission-0 <p></p><p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is appointing a new tax cutting commission that he&rsquo;s charged with finding ways of slicing state revenues by two to three billion dollars next year. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:13:00 +0000 Person: Karen Dewitt 74819 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Looks To Former Rivals To Head Tax Cutting Commission GOP Leader Says There's Interest In Challenging Cuomo in '14 http://wamc.org/post/gop-leader-says-theres-interest-challenging-cuomo-14 <p></p><p>The primaries are over and the general election in November is still weeks away, but already many in the political world are thinking about the next significant contest on the horizon- the 2014 statewide elections. &nbsp;State GOP Chairman Ed Cox, in an interview with public radio and television, says he’s working on finding a Republican candidate to challenge Governor Andrew Cuomo, and he says several are interested. Sat, 14 Sep 2013 16:17:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 73585 at http://wamc.org GOP Leader Says There's Interest In Challenging Cuomo in '14 Cuomo's "Death Penalty " Remarks on Failing Schools Draws Reaction http://wamc.org/post/cuomos-death-penalty-remarks-failing-schools-draws-reaction <p>The school year starts for school children in New York this week and next week. It comes amid concerns over low test scores for many of the state’s students, and harsh rhetoric from Governor Cuomo, saying he wants a “death penalty” option for dealing with failing schools.&nbsp; Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:06:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 72962 at http://wamc.org Cuomo's "Death Penalty " Remarks on Failing Schools Draws Reaction Cuomo Rebounds With Voters, Most Are Embarrassed By Weiner, Spitzer http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-rebounds-voters-most-are-embarrassed-weiner-spitzer <p>A new poll finds most New Yorkers are ashamed of the candidacies of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer for Mayor and Comptroller of New York City. The Siena College poll also finds that Governor Cuomo, in contrast, is enjoying a minor rebound with voters.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 71284 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Rebounds With Voters, Most Are Embarrassed By Weiner, Spitzer Cuomo Spending His Time Upstate this Summer http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-spending-his-time-upstate-summer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cuomo’s name is frequently mentioned as a possible Presidential contender in 2016, that is if former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton doesn’t run. But the governor first has to think about an earlier date 2014 and his re election race, and how to shore up his support in upstate, where he’s been flagging in the polls. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the past several weeks, Governor Cuomo has spent much of his time in upstate New York.</span></p> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 16:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 71150 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Spending His Time Upstate this Summer Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Concerning Police Dogs http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-signs-legislation-concerning-police-dogs <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Wednesday signed two bills pertaining to police dogs. A Hudson Valley Assemblyman sponsored both.</p><p>One bill elevates to a Class E felony the killing of a police dog or police horse. Republican George Maziarz sponsored the bill in the Senate.</p><p>Maziarz and Democrat Kenneth Zebrowski, who sponsored the bill in the Assembly, point to a second police dog killing that occurred after the bill was introduced. Here’s Zebrowski:</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 02:45:34 +0000 Allison Dunne 69954 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Concerning Police Dogs Hundreds Rally for Stalled NY Public Campaign Finance Bill http://wamc.org/post/hundreds-rally-stalled-ny-public-campaign-finance-bill <p>Hundreds gathered at the State Capitol to rally for public financing of political campaigns. The measure remains in limbo in the State Senate and Governor Cuomo faces questions on whether he’s working hard enough for the proposal to pass.<br>&nbsp;<br>They came in busses from all over New York to give state lawmakers their message- big money is corrupting politics. They say the state should adopt New York City’s public campaign finance system, which allows candidates to match every dollar they collect in small donations with seven dollars of government funds.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 65861 at http://wamc.org Hundreds Rally for Stalled NY Public Campaign Finance Bill