New York state officials, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, welcomed the one of the world’s largest floating cranes to the construction site of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge Monday. At the same time, the governor’s opponent in the November election called for details on the new bridge’s expected tolls.
With election day approaching, Andrew Cuomo maintains his strong lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino in the race for governor of New York. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, a narrow winner four years ago, appears to be coasting to re-election against Bob Antonacci. But according to the latest poll, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is losing ground to challenger John Cahill.
New York state Democrats say their prime strategy to motivate voters this fall will be to paint Governor Andrew Cuomo’s republican opponent, as an ultra conservative who has a negative view about New York.
Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul went on the attack against the Republican candidate for governor, Rob Astorino, saying the GOP opponent and his running mate are too conservative and his portrayal of the state as economically troubled and dysfunctional is too pessimistic.
Westchester County stands to lose more than $5 million dollars in grants if it does not submit zoning documents to the federal government. It’s the latest in a standoff between the county executive and the agency stemming from a 2009 affordable housing settlement.
Recent polling shows New York Governor Andrew Cuomo retains a plum position heading toward the fall elections.
The Empire State's chief executive has weathered storms of controversy well: A new Siena poll agrees with last week's Marist Poll that shows Gov. Cuomo continues to outpace GOP opponent Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino by a wide margin.
The little known and underfunded Republican challenger for Governor in New York has been getting a boost from incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo’s troubles over alleged interference in an ethics panel. Rob Astorino has been doing his best to keep the controversy, first reported in an in-depth story in the New York Times, alive.
Two Democratic Westchester County legislators are calling for a public hearing on what they allege is the county executive’s neglect of responsibilities. The criticism follows a recent article on County Executive Rob Astorino’s outside earnings.