New York News
11:36 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Poll Shows Cuomo At Lowest Popularity Yet

Credit Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

A new poll finds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is at his lowest ranking since taking office, with signs that the governor’s feud with the teachers’ union is taking its toll.

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New York News
12:45 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Polls: Voters Support NY Gov's Fracking Ban

Flashback to July 2010: At the New York State Capitol, actor Mark Ruffalo raises a jar of tainted water from a home near a Pennsylvania gas drilling well.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

When New York became the second state in the nation (after Vermont)  to ban the controversial gas drilling method hydraulic fracturing, some were surprised that Governor Andrew Cuomo finally took a stance on the issue.

The fracking announcement December 17th came after six years of a de facto moratorium with a long-awaited health impact study. New York State acting Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker, who said “I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York.”

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New York City
6:59 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Poll: Quinn leads NYC Democratic mayoral pack

Credit The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership

NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll finds New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has a big lead in a Democratic primary for mayor.

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