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New York News
6:06 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Senate Democrats: More Reasons Than Ever To Adopt Reform Bills

Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Democratic colleagues, and government reform advocates announce package of anti-corruption bills at the state capitol.
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Democrats pressing for bills to reform the state’s campaign finance system, say the US Attorney’s investigations into a panel controlled by Governor Andrew Cuomo might help spur action on their measures.

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WAMC News
12:10 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

New York's Gubernatorial Race Heats Up

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

The campaign for governor in New York is heating up. The State Democratic Party is running attack ads against the Republican candidate for governor, while the GOP candidate is fighting back in a web video.

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WAMC News
6:06 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Prospective Casino Operators Attend Mandatory Question Session

Credit Karen DeWitt

Prospective casino operators got a chance to ask New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration questions about details of the process for choosing licensees for four upstate casinos Wednesday. They won’t get answers, though, for several days.

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WAMC News
4:47 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

US Attorney Supbeonas Documents from State Ethics Panel

Published reports in the New York Post and New York Daily News say US Attorney Preet Bharara has subpoenaed records from a state ethics panel created by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature.

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

Unfinished Business In Legislative Session

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

There’s around two months left in the New York legislative session and a number of issues left on the agenda. But it’s uncertain how many of them will actually become law. 

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New York News
12:40 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Samuels, Left Unhappy With Cuomo

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Progressive Democrats who are not happy with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first term are considering running a candidate for governor on the Working Families Party line. Polls show Cuomo would still win re-election, but his margin of victory would be reduced. Among those not happy with the governor is Bill Samuels, a political activist and business owner from New York City and the founder of the group Effective NY, which has referred to the governor as “Cuomoccio.”

New York News
12:10 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

Cuomo Defends Progressive Record

Former Assemblyman Richard Brodsky.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is responding to a new poll that finds support for a third party candidate from the left running against him for governor.  Cuomo says he has a progressive track record and blames Republicans in the State Senate for stalling his agenda.

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New York News
12:10 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Conference Focuses On Future Storm Prep

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gathered local leaders from around the state Wednesday in Albany to talk about reaction to past storms, and to plan for the next ones.

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New York News
12:35 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Astorino: History Shows I Can Win

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has more than $30 million in his campaign fund, and a recent poll shows him with a 30-point-lead over his likely Republican opponent, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, but the Republican says if the past is any indication, he can win the gubernatorial race this year. On WAMC’s Capitol Connection program this week, Astorino says he faced similar long odds when he won the county executive race in the heavily Democratic Westchester County.

Hudson Valley News
7:29 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Hudson Valley Parks Receive Funding For Improvements

Credit Anthony Quintano, flickr

Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday announced funding for 69 projects across New York to improve and repair 53 state parks and historic sites. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more on which projects in the Mid-Hudson will be funded.

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