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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.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging calm through the upcoming holidays and respecting families' grief in response to the weekend killings of two New York City police officers and the July death of a Staten Island man in a confrontation with police.

Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, won another four years in office, but the Republicans also recaptured the State Senate. That could lead to Washington-style gridlock on a number of issues that Cuomo pushed in the campaign.

Karen Dewitt

  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has won a second term by defeating Republican Rob Astorino. Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports.

If New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wins reelection on Tuesday, he’s likely to continue to have tensions with the left-leaning members of his party.

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The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like I-Pads and other tablets.  Fiscal watchdogs are against it, and the education community has been lukewarm. But with one week left to go before voting day, Governor Cuomo who came up with idea, has finally started to push for it.

Matt Ryan

Four of the candidates running for governor of New York will be participating in a debate shown on public television and heard on WAMC Wednesday night.

Matt Ryan, New York Now

In the final weeks before elections, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been promoting his memoir, and has announced travel plans to Puerto Rico. One thing he hasn’t been doing is running a typical campaign, and he’s said little about what he’ll do in the next four years.

Cuomo Gains Major Business Endorsement

Oct 8, 2014
Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Amdrew Cuomo has been endorsed by the state’s largest business lobby for his reelection bid. The Business Council made the announcement Wednesday at the Plug Power energy manufacturing company near Albany.

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