Another candidate has announced they will challenge Andrew Cuomo for New York governor. This time it’s Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, who on Monday offered a political indictment of Cuomo’s practices and temperament in office.
State lawmakers continue to try to work out a budget agreement in New York. They need to finish by midday today so legislators and staff can get home for the Passover and Easter holidays. However, some major issues related to the spending plan are still not resolved.
Budget talks are stalled one day before a self-imposed deadline of March 30 set by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York state legislature. Meanwhile, groups left out of the deal are expressing their dismay.
Talks on the state budget were stalled just days before the March 30th deadline, as Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers continue negotiations. Groups pressing for additional issues that are in the governor’s budget plan have still not given up hope.
It’s just over a week until the New York state budget is due, and there are no resolutions on an array of proposed new taxes and spending proposals, as well as several unrelated items that are tied to the budget.
Candidate for governor of New York Cynthia Nixon delivered a blistering speech Tuesday against Governor Andrew Cuomo, who she hopes to challenge in a Democratic primary. She was immediately criticized by a Cuomo ally, who questioned Nixon’s qualifications in a controversial remark.
New York’s Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan met privately with Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday over a proposed bill to give victims of childhood sexual abuse more access to the courts. The Cardinal remains opposed to a key provision of the measure.
In the days since actor and progressive activist Cynthia Nixon indicated she might want to run against Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary for New York governor, Cuomo has made a number of public appearances and taken several steps to shore up his political base.
Survivors of childhood sexual abuse delivered an emotional appeal to New York state senators today, after they learned that the Senate did not put the Child Victims Act into their budget plan. The measure would offer more opportunities for survivors to gain justice in the court system.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday spoke publicly for the first time since his former closest aide was convicted of running two bribery schemes while working for the Democrat and managing Cuomo’s reelection campaign.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to impose a tax on manufacturers of prescription opioids to help pay for state programs that help people who are addicted to them. But some say it will be patients who will ultimately have to pay the price.
The New York State Senate has approved anti-sexual harassment legislation that includes an end to secret settlements. It would also no longer allow state officials who admit to sexual harassment to use taxpayer funds to settle their cases.
As a jury continues to deliberate in the bribery trial of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide, the Democrat has been keeping his focus on other matters, including appearing with former Vice President Al Gore to talk about energy and the environment.
Things got heated on the New York state Senate floor over a debate on bills that majority party Republicans say will improve school safety. Meanwhile, the state Assembly on Tuesday passed its own set of gun control bills.
The jury is deadlocked in the federal corruption trial of former top aide to Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joe Percoco. The judge is giving jurors Wednesday off for a snow day, but telling them they have to come back on Thursday and keep deliberating.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former closest aide, Joe Percoco, is waiting to find out whether he’ll be convicted of bribery and other charges as a jury continues to deliberate in federal court. Government reform groups say regardless of the verdict, the trial highlighted some questionable, but legal practices in New York that they say taint the governor’s reputation and need to be fixed.
Victims of childhood sexual abuse are hoping that the #MeToo movement will help them win a twelve year effort to enact the Child Victims Act in New York. The measure extends the statute of criminal and civil limitations beyond the current age of 23 to 50 and add a one-year look back window to file civil suits.
Libertarian Larry Sharpe is running for governor of New York.
In an interview with Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt, Sharpe criticized two-term Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo, who is running for re-election, and the state legislature for passing the SAFE-Act.
The head of New York state’s Republican Party has filed a formal complaint with the state’s public ethics commission, alleging that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his top aide — Joe Percoco, now on trial for bribery — broke the state’s public officers’ law.
On Thursday, Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo will detail his proposals to help New Yorkers affected by changes to the federal tax law. But Republicans who rule the State Senate are cool to the ideas, including one that creates a payroll tax instead of a state income tax.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget director says 30-day amendments to the Democrat’s spending plan due out later this week will include an overhaul of New York state’s tax code. It will include plans to ease the effects of the loss of the state and local tax deductions in the new federal tax overhaul.
The flu is hitting the corruption trial of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide, Joe Percoco, with proceedings delayed for a day and a half because a key defense attorney has come down with the virus.