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New York News
6:10 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Cuomo Faces Drip Of Negative News Over Ethics Commission

Credit Karen DeWitt


Details about alleged interference in an ethics probe by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s aides are leaking out daily, and most newspapers have run critical editorials. But it remains to be seen how deeply the controversy will affect the race for governor, where Cuomo is still the front-runner by a wide margin.  

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New York News
6:10 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Cuomo Offers First Comments On Ethics Commission Controversy

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his first public appearance since potentially damaging news came out about his staff’s tampering with an ethics probe, tried to change the subject by talking about economic development.  But the story continues to dog the governor.

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New York News
1:34 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Poll Finds Cuomo Far Ahead In Governor's Race

Credit facebook & Siena College

A poll conducted fifteen weeks before Election Day  shows incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a wide lead over his nearest challenger.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Cuomo Far Outraises GOP Opponent

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Governor Andrew Cuomo is already ahead of his Republican challenger in name recognition, now, according to required campaign disclosure filings with the State Board of Elections, Cuomo is far ahead in fundraising as well.

Cuomo, who already had over $33 million dollars in his campaign war chest, took in an additional $8.4 million dollars during the first six months of the year, and spent around $6 and a half million dollars, leaving him with a balance of  $35,037,071.40.

GOP candidate for Governor Rob Astorino faces an uphill battle against the incumbent governor.

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Central New York News
3:30 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Confirmed EF2 Tornado Kills 4, Damages Homes In Central New York


  The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed homes and property in central New York, and killed four people.

Violent winds Tuesday clocked in at least 100 miles per hour in the Madison county town of Smithfield, between Syracuse and Utica, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Barbara Watson. 

"It's going to be at least an EF2," Watson said. 

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New York News
6:10 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Fight For NYS Senate Leadership Begins

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

The New York State Senate is not likely to meet again until next January, but the fight for leadership of the chamber has already begun.

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Hudson Valley News
6:13 am
Fri June 13, 2014

HV Schools Receive NYS Funding


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced three schools in the Hudson Valley that will be included in a second round of funding as part of state’s community schools initiative.

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Vox Pop
12:20 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

With 8 Days Left, Uncertainty Over What Legislative Session Can Accomplish

Credit Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

  The 2014 legislative session has just eight working days left to go, with the closing day scheduled for June 20. As lawmakers prepare to return for the final two weeks, there’s uncertainty whether anything will get done, now that Governor Cuomo has publicly vowed to try to oust the current Senate leadership. 

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3:49 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Senate Democratic Leader Says Conference Has Changed

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The leader of the New York State Senate Democrats says if Governor Andrew Cuomo is successful in helping retake the chamber for Democrats in the fall elections, she expects the Senate to be much more functional than it was the last time the Democrats were in power.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

5/30/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Working Families Party
Deval Patrick
Veteran's Affairs
First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback
Clippers sold