New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced one of the largest-ever private donations in the history of the state park system. As WAMC’s Allison Dunne tells us, the donation is from David Rockefeller.
The state Assembly, Senate and Governor Andrew Cuomo continue to work on sticking points in the state budget, as yet another item has now been dropped from the spending plan, raising the state’s minimum wage.
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos emerged hopeful from a closed door meeting with Republican Senators. The Senate and Governor Cuomo have been at odds over ethics reform, including requiring financial disclosure of Senators’ law clients in their outside jobs as private attorneys.