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Cuomo "Devastated" By Lee's Cancer Diagnosis

May 12, 2015

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is coping with the breast cancer diagnosis and impending double mastectomy of his longtime partner and cooking show celebrity Sandra Lee.

New York Governor Cuomo, at a large union rally to raise the minimum wage in New York City's Union Square, called out fast food chains McDonald's and Burger King by name Thursday and accused them of “corporate greed” for underpaying workers.

Last week, Governor Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Heastie announced an agreement to strengthen New York’s ethics laws.  At that time, the governor touted the agreement as extraordinary, the “most stringent ethical policy in the United States of America.”

CTRL-S: Cuomo Reverses Policy On E-Mail Deletion

Mar 13, 2015
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has reversed a policy that would have resulted in all e-mails by state officials and New York employees being deleted after 90 days.

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In a rare trip to Plattsburgh, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo discussed his executive budget proposal this morning.

Karen Magee: Calling Governor "Out Of Touch"

Feb 10, 2015

Governor Cuomo has made it clear: He doesn’t respect teachers or public education.  He doesn’t understand the stress placed on students by high-stakes tests.  Nor does he seem to have any use for parents’ voice, or the democratic way that communities build their local school budgets.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is weighing in on the drama in the state Assembly, and is proposing reforms. Cuomo, in a speech at NYU law school on Monday, says he won’t be signing the state budget unless the legislature agrees to the changes.

Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continued the rollout of his 2015 agenda Tuesday with details of an infrastructure plan that includes upgrading New York City region airports to providing broadband for upstate rural areas. The governor also offered clues to another key item: education, where he seems determined to take on the status quo.

Cuomo Says Upstate Must Compete For State Aid

Jan 15, 2015

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to invest $1.5 billion to help the struggling upstate economy, but there’s a catch. They have to compete for the money.

  New York made national headlines by banning hydraulic fracturing.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Governor Cuomo’s ban could be a trendsetter.