A report by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tax department released today lists ways that New Yorkers could get around the loss of some of their state and local tax deductions under the new federal law. But, all of them come with complications.
Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday unveiled a $168 billion budget plan that would close a more than $4 billion gap by reducing some spending, and imposing tax increases on health insurers, big businesses, and prescription opioid users, among others. Cuomo, a Democrat, says he also wants to look into legalizing marijuana in New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the annual Martin Luther King Day event at the Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Monday, mocked Republican senators who now say they can’t recall President Trump uttering a vulgarity during meeting at the White house on immigration.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to deliver his budget Tuesday, and the news is not expected to be good. The state faces a more than $4.4 billion budget gap, as well as funding cuts and policy changes from Washington that could cost New York and some of its taxpayers billions of dollars.
Monday was the first full day of session in the New York State legislature, and lawmakers have a lot to contend with, including a multibillion dollar budget deficit, as well as the beginning of an election year.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his State of the State speech January 3, floated the idea of converting the state income tax to a pay roll tax to help reverse the new federal law that limits deductibility for state and local taxes. Many support the concept, but businesses say it’s not so easy to make the change and it could bring unforeseen complications.
2018 will be a year of criminal trials for former associates of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as well as the former leaders of the state legislature. Reform groups say they hope the lengthy court proceedings will spur lawmakers to enact ethics reforms.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his eighth State of the State speech Wednesday, told lawmakers that 2018 will be the “most challenging” year, and that they will have to fight against what he says are “threats” from the federal government. The Democrat also announced steps to combat sexual harassment and reform the state’s criminal justice system.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing early voting in New York as part of his State of the State message, due out January 3. But a top aide to the governor says it might be awhile before the proposals could become law and take effect.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, who’s vowed to lead a campaign against New York’s Republican Congressional representatives in the 2018 elections, has spent the final weeks of 2017 feuding with them over their votes on the federal tax overhaul bill.
A ceremony to award economic development grants to regions of New York state Wednesday was overshadowed by developments on the federal tax overhaul plan in Washington, as the House and Senate announced agreement on a final plan to be voted on as early as next week.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting a head start on his State of the State proposals, and says he’ll propose a bill to close a loophole that allows some convicted of domestic violence to possess guns.
The deputy leader of the New York state Senate says 2018 will be a difficult year for balancing the state budget. Senator John DeFrancisco predicts cutbacks in healthcare spending to help close a multi-billion dollar deficit.
One of the biggest challenges that Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York state lawmakers will face in 2018 is balancing the state’s budget, which already has structural deficit of more than $4 billion. On top of that, federal changes to taxes and health care could cost the state billions more in lost funding.
The governors of New York and California as well as New Jersey’s incoming governor are strongly condemning the Republican tax bills in Congress, saying they are unfair to their states and will wreak havoc on the U.S. economy.
Multiple members of Congress and the national media have been accused of sexual misconduct in recent weeks. New York state Senator Liz Krueger spoke with Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt about the cases now rocking the country, including that of a state assemblyman.
A leading New York state Senate Democrat says if a planned unification between rival factions in the Senate occurs, don’t expect immediate action on key items like women’s reproductive rights, public financing of campaigns, and transgender rights.
Twenty state and national groups supporting a bill that would strengthen the state’s Freedom of Information Law are urging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign the measure into law as soon as he receives it from the state legislature.
A New York state Assemblyman has been sanctioned by the Assembly Ethics Committee for allegedly sexually harassing a staff member. Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin denies the charges and has asked for a criminal investigation of the ethics committee itself.
The New York state Democratic Party, led by Governor Andrew Cuomo, is offering carrots and sticks to two rival factions of Democrats in the State Senate, in an effort to get them to reunite and potentially rule the chamber.