Every year since his first as governor, Governor Cuomo uses the time after passage of the budget to take a statewide “victory lap” to stress what he sees as the most significant achievements. This year has been no different: The governor has used the week or so after passage of the budget to focus public attention on his plan to offer tuition-free public college.
Governor Cuomo and New York State lawmakers missed the budget deadline. With the midnight deadline just over two hours away, they had so far failed to solidify deals on state spending and taxation, as well as some unrelated items like permitting ride hailing services outside of New York City.
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Congressional Republicans have "declared war on New York" with plans to cut another $2.3 billion in Medicaid spending by local governments upstate and on Long Island.
A man was arrested Friday in connection with threats made against Jewish community sites in recent weeks, as schools, cemeteries and other locations have been dealing with a rash of threats and vandalism.
Wave after wave of bomb threat hoaxes have been called into Jewish Community Centers across the country in recent weeks. At the Albany JCC this morning, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo appeared in a show of solidarity.
With the city’s budget’s in limbo, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has launched a social media campaign to shore up a $12.5 million dollar deficit and find a permanent solution to end the annual funding crisis.
At City Hall this morning, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan turned up pressure on the state over the $12.5 million in aid the city is seeking to close its budget gap. The city is resorting to a hiring freeze and considering cutting programs and festivals.
With the confirmation of Rowan Wilson to the New York Court of Appeals, Governor Andrew Cuomo has now picked all of the judges on the state’s highest court, the first governor to do so since his father, former Governor Mario Cuomo.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s acting tax commissioner took heat from Democrats and Republicans in the New York Legislature over delays in the STAR rebate program. The hearing was interrupted by protesters who want higher taxes on millionaires.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to pass a constitutional amendment enshrining the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 abortion decision Roe versus Wade into New York’s constitution, is not gaining much traction in the State Senate.
New York Governor Cuomo’s economic development chair was grilled by state lawmakers at a budget hearing Wednesday, as some of the programs are embroiled in a corruption scandal that’s led to charges against several former associates of the governor.