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Top lawmakers and several business leaders from around New York state will join Gov. Andrew Cuomo's trade mission to Cuba.

Cuomo Demands Non-PC Answers From State Ed Officials

Dec 18, 2014

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has written a letter to state education officials, saying he wants answers on why 99 percent of teachers scored highly on the most recent evaluations, while other data shows two-thirds of school children performing below acceptable levels in math and English.

In January, New York’s highest court will have two fewer judges.  Only five of the seven slots will be filled, due to a mandatory retirement and delays by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate over confirmation hearings.

The state’s Education Conference Board says now that the economy is improving and the state has a multi-billion dollar surplus, it’s time to end years of what they say is underspending on New York’s schools.

Cuomo, Astorino Differ On Ebola Precautions

Oct 7, 2014
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The topic of preventing the Ebola virus in New York State has become part of the governor’s race after the Republican candidate proposed that flights be banned from countries with Ebola outbreaks.

Gov. Cuomo Faces Deadline To Name Judge

Sep 30, 2014
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York Governor Cuomo has until the end of this week to fill a vacancy on the state’s highest court. His choices include the reappointment of a Republican woman judge who currently holds the seat  and several Democratic alternatives.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in the Adirondacks today to cut the ribbon for a new firehouse and get an update on a road construction project.

As Lawmakers Leave Albany, Some Items Unfinished

Jun 20, 2014
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders agreed on three major items at the close of the legislative session. But they also left a lot of unfinished business on the table Friday.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has enlisted the aid of some local government leaders to promote his tax freeze proposal, which has been losing ground in the New York State legislature.

Business Groups Knock Cuomo's Tax-Freeze Plan

Mar 13, 2014
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Both houses of the New York state legislature are making changes to Andrew Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan in their budget proposals. And now, small business groups are speaking out, saying the proposal favors some homeowners, at their expense.

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