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A new proposal by the state ethics commission that could restrict campaign donations is raising some questions.

Governor Cuomo stirred up a hornet’s nest when he decided to use the World Series as a way to raise and spend his campaign war chest. He chose to use his campaign contributions to pay for his plane ride to Kansas City to watch the first game of the World Series between the Mets and Royals. His transportation was a private jet owned by the Mets’ owners.

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Governor Cuomo, five years into his term in office, has reached a plateau with voters. About half still like and support him, the other half have reservations.

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Governor Cuomo says he’s going to press for a statewide regulatory system that allows ride sharing services including Uber and Lyft to operate.

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Governor Cuomo shot down rumors that he might call a special session in December on raising the minimum wage to $15.

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Governors up and down the East Coast are warning residents to prepare for drenching storms that could cause power outages and close more roads in a region already walloped by rain.

Even with minimum wage increases cropping up around the nation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $15-an-hour proposal stands out for directing so much more money to so many workers.

Push For Gay Judge On New York Bench

Aug 24, 2015

New York’s first openly gay state legislator says it’s time to appoint an LGBT person to the state’s highest court.

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As the fourth anniversary of the devastating storms, Irene and Lee, approaches, the Cuomo administration says it’s more ready than ever for hurricanes, floods and other adverse weather events.

    

Counties across New York are concerned over reports that sales tax collections are plummeting and they are asking Governor Cuomo’s tax department for a more detailed  explanation.

The New York State Association of Counties, dismayed over a report by the state comptroller that sales tax collections have slowed to half of what they were last year, are asking Governor Cuomo’s tax department for more information, says the group’s Steven Aquario.

“Are we seeing a trend here?” Aquario says the counties are asking the tax officials.

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