In case you'd forgotten, Governor Cuomo has big plans for the subway. What? No, not increasing service in any way that would make your crowded platform experience any less hellish. Getting crushed in a sea of bodies will be more aesthetically pleasing soon though, thanks to improvements planned for 30 subway stations around the city. Show More Summary
The state is planning to decommission the Sheridan Expressway and turn it into a tree-lined boulevard as part of an ambitious plan to reverse the blight on the South Bronx created by highway-phile Robert Moses, Governor Cuomo announced on Sunday. The plan also calls for easing truck access to the Hunts Point Market by building new exit and entrance ramps. [ more › ]
It was the latest public works plan announced by Cuomo at a time when such projects are increasingly on the national agenda. Republican President Donald Trump has vowed to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure, which the American Society of Civil Engineers has given a near-failing grade. Show More Summary
“I would look at Wards Island,” the governor said, noting it is ultimately City Council's decision to make.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going to Ireland for what he says is the state's first-ever trade mission with that country. The Democratic governor announced the trip on Friday, … Click to Continue »
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, “[C]ashless tolling will begin on the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Bridges in Queens on April 30. The transition to cashless tolling is a major component of the Governor’s...Show More Summary
Times Herald-Record reports, “Gov. Andrew Cuomo, eager to expand all-electronic tolling on the state’s roads, bridges and tunnels and not lose a penny in the process, has hit that old familiar roadblock: legislators.” In action on aShow More Summary
New York Post reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to create a separate New York inspector general for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is catching flak. Critics argue Cuomo’s purpose is to gain political leverage over the agency, while his spokesman calls the proposal a post-Bridgegate reform measure. Show More Summary
On November 20th, Governor Andrew Cuomo stood at the pulpit of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem and delivered a rousing address. Citing his own family’s immigrant past—a grandfather who’d come to the US with little more than an unshakeable belief in “the promise of America”—Cuomo vowed to protect New York’s immigrants from the administration of Donald Trump. [ more › ]
In late February, the New York Department of Financial Services trumpeted this news to reporters: “Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Expand Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Screening Options For Women.” The news release noted that New York’s health insurers must cover medically necessary 3-D mammograms without co-pays, coinsurance, and deductibles. Show More Summary
A man on trial for spraying anti-Trump graffiti on the side of a Manhattan building should walk free because Governor Andrew Cuomo "basically" committed almost the same offense as part of last fall's unsanctioned Subway Therapy project and faced no consequences, his attorney argues. [ more › ]
I was pretty shocked that UFT declined to join a pro-education march because they were trying to maintain a good relationship with Andrew Cuomo. To me, it feels a lot like cozying up with a scorpion. I mean, maybe it seems like a good...Show More Summary
After our so-called blizzard ended up being just a slushy mess, mass transit is getting back to normal. Governor Andrew Cuomo just announced that above-ground subway service, which was suspended starting at 4 a.m., will be back at 6 p.m., along with limited Metro-North Service (which has been suspended since 8 a.m.). [ more › ]
The MTA will suspend all above-ground subway service starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday morning due to the impending blizzard, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today. All above-ground subway stations will close at that time. However, Cuomo said that subterranean subway service is currently expected to operate. Check out this subway map with the above-ground service only. [ more › ]
And even for Governor Andrew Cuomo, who might get the race of his life in next year’s reelection bid.
Word that crusading U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was forced by the Trump to tender his resignation ramped up run for governor or mayor.
Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo, who seem perpetually on the verge of main eventing SummerSlam at the Barclays Center, put their differences aside this morning and announced that in the wake of a bomb threat against the Jewish Children's...Show More Summary
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced a "soup-to-nuts" plan to invest $1.4 billion in housing, healthcare, safety and jobs in Central Brooklyn?a wide swath of the borough covering East New York, Brownsville, Bed-Stuy and Flatbush, in addition to Crown Heights. [ more › ]
New York's governor is proposing an ambitious $1.4 billion plan to address chronic problems in central Brooklyn. Democrat Andrew Cuomo detailed the proposal Thursday at Medgar Evers College. Called "Vital … Click to Continue »
The Cuomo administration is getting serious about collecting taxes from online sales. The governor’s budget proposal would require the likes of eBay and Amazon to collect sales taxes from... To view the full story, click the title l...