governor cuomo http://wamc.org en As Lawmakers Leave Albany, Some Items Unfinished http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-leave-albany-some-items-unfinished <p></p><p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed on three major items at the close of the legislative session. But they also left a lot of unfinished business on the table Friday. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:48:59 +0000 Karen DeWitt 93091 at http://wamc.org As Lawmakers Leave Albany, Some Items Unfinished Sponsors Of Medical Marijuana Bill Hold Private Meeting With Governor Cuomo http://wamc.org/post/sponsors-medical-marijuana-bill-hold-private-meeting-governor-cuomo <p></p><p>Sponsors of a medical marijuana bill continued to negotiate with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over the governor’s objections to many of the measure’s provisions, but say they are hopeful that a deal can be reached in the next couple of days. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:56:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 92825 at http://wamc.org Sponsors Of Medical Marijuana Bill Hold Private Meeting With Governor Cuomo Major Parties Head To Suburbs For State Conventions http://wamc.org/post/major-parties-head-suburbs-state-conventions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The New York Republican and Democratic Party conventions will be held over the next couple of weeks. Both major parties have chosen locations in the New York City suburbs. Mon, 12 May 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 90242 at http://wamc.org Major Parties Head To Suburbs For State Conventions Medical Marijuana Next Big Issue In New York http://wamc.org/post/medical-marijuana-next-big-issue-new-york <p>Now that the New York State budget is done, the focus at the Capitol shifts to some other priorities, including whether to allow medical marijuana. Advocates came to the Capitol to lobby lawmakers, but the bill is getting bogged down over political skirmishes. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:42:13 +0000 Karen Dewitt 87740 at http://wamc.org Medical Marijuana Next Big Issue In New York New Teachers Union President Wants to Increase Union's Political Potency http://wamc.org/post/new-teachers-union-president-wants-increase-unions-political-potency <p>There is a big change at New York State’s largest teachers union. Members of New York State United Teachers elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common Core standards. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:50:31 +0000 Karen Dewitt 87640 at http://wamc.org New Teachers Union President Wants to Increase Union's Political Potency Still No Budget Deal In Albany http://wamc.org/post/still-no-budget-deal-albany <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are still struggling to come to a final budget agreement after the time for an expected announcement came and went on Friday. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:03:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 86939 at http://wamc.org Still No Budget Deal In Albany Blair Horner: Governor Cuomo's Budget For Health Care http://wamc.org/post/blair-horner-governor-cuomos-budget-health-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the state’s most important public priorities is ensuring that New Yorkers have access to affordable and high quality medical care as well as providing health services to those who are poor or needy.&nbsp; Tens of billions of dollars are spent to meet those demands and this week the governor’s health budget proposal was the subject of a legislative public hearing.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Blair Horner 83129 at http://wamc.org Richard Iannuzzi: The Inconvenient Truth About Taxes http://wamc.org/post/richard-iannuzzi-inconvenient-truth-about-taxes <p>If you’ve been following the Governor’s missives on tax cuts…reports from his tax commissions, his State of the State message and news about his budget proposal… you undoubtedly know that he is proposing sweeping tax cuts.&nbsp; The potential is for upwards of $2 billion for his tax cut package that includes proposed reductions for property owners, businesses, renters and upstate manufacturers.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Richard Iannuzzi 82507 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Details Vision For 2014 http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-details-vision-2014 <div>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Governor&nbsp;Andrew Cuomo delivered a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City's airports.</div><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:18:36 +0000 Associated Press 81454 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Details Vision For 2014 7/18/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/71813-panel <p>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Times Union state editor and columnist Casey Seiler. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics:<br>Surveillance Backlash<br>NYC Poll<br><a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cuomo-rates-as-sideshow-in-political-circus-4671553.php">Cuomo ranked on Bad Gov. List</a><br>Emmy Nominations Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69483 at http://wamc.org