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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.

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.

Cuomo To Up Fight Against Heroin

Jun 11, 2014
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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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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.

Upstate NY Questions Cuomo's Alliance With WFP

Jun 4, 2014
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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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.

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.

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.

Hochul Chosen For Cuomo's Ticket As Paterson Returns

May 21, 2014

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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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.