Karen DeWitt

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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.

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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.

A Republican-led Senate task force has released a package of bills aimed at combating the growing heroin addiction in New York.

New York Republicans have chosen their candidate for Attorney General. John Cahill is a former top aide to Governor George Pataki . 

The Republican candidate for governor of New York, Rob Astorino, claims an aid to Governor Andrew Cuomo made him sit in the back during President Obama’s visit to the Tappan Zee Bridge Wednesday, a charge Cuomo’s spokesman denies.

New York State Republicans have picked their candidate for Comptroller, he’s the Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci. He’ll be the first statewide candidate in New York to rely on public financing to pay for his campaign.

GOP candidate for governor Rob Astorino says his choice for a Lieutenant Governor running mate will be the Chemung County Sheriff, Chris Moss, an avid opponent of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gun control laws.

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. 

Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

A new poll finds that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is still feeling the fallout from the demise of his Moreland Commission, a panel that was investigating corruption in the legislature. Cuomo disbanded the commission as part of the state budget deal.


The New York State Gaming Commission is holding hearings on the issue of gambling addiction. It is part of a process that will allow the building of up to seven new casino gambling resorts in New York over the next several years.