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New York News
6:00 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

New York Legislative Session Could End With A Whimper

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

The legislative session is scheduled to end on Thursday, and many issues remain unresolved. But a low key end of session might not matter much to New York’s top political figures.

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New York News
1:54 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Greenberg On Latest Siena Poll Results

Steve Greenberg discusses Siena College's poll results for the New York State gubernatorial race. Results show Governor Cuomo with a lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

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New York News
12:28 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Cuomo To Up Fight Against Heroin

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Acknowledging that heroin use is at epidemic proportions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Rockland Community College in Suffern Wednesday to announce a multi-pronged approach to fight the scourge.

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New York News
12:10 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo tried to change the subject with two economic development appearances, in the aftermath of a political endorsement that has shaken up the Capitol.

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New York News
12:10 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Upstate NY Questions Cuomo's Alliance With WFP

Credit Pat Arnow

The fallout from Governor Cuomo’s new alliance with the progressive Working Families Party continues at the Capitol, with those who say they represent upstate interests dismayed at the development.

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New York News
12:14 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Astorino Pressing For Term Limits, But Not Public Financing

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The Republican candidate for governor of New York, Rob Astorino, is pressing for term limits for state officials. He also spoke against another reform proposal percolating in the legislature, campaign finance reform, on Wednesday.

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Politics
2:46 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Politics A Factor In Final Weeks Of Legislative Session

Now that the major party political conventions are over, New York officials are shifting their focus back to the remaining issues in the legislative session, which ends in four weeks.  But politics will still be front and center in the waning days of the session.

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New York News
2:31 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Govenor Cuomo Nominated For Second Term

Democratic convention-goers nominated Gov. Cuomo Thursday.
Credit Matt Ryan

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was nominated to run for a second term at the state Democratic convention Thursday in Long Island, along with his freshly chosen running mate, former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul.

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New York News
5:34 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Hochul Chosen For Cuomo's Ticket As Paterson Returns

Former Gov. David Paterson will head the Democratic Party in New York, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed his choice for lieutenant governor via a video address to delegates at the Democratic Party convention on Long Island Wednesday. The announcement of former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul comes as a new poll shows Cuomo continues to face a threat from some in the left wing of his party.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Democrats Gather To Nominate Cuomo For Four More Years

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Later this week, it’s the New York Democrats' turn to meet at their state party convention, where they will nominate incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo for reelection.

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