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Legislators get extra pay just by saying 'Trust me.' Sorry, we don't.

A year ago, we chastised Gov. Andrew Cuomo for shutting down the Moreland Commission in exchange for a piddling ethics bill from the state legislature. The governor defended the deal, only to see... To view the full story, click the title link.

Governor Cuomo, It’s the President Calling

Michael Shnayerson's unauthorized biography of Andrew Cuomo comes out next week. Capital New York culled some of the more interesting bits, including the detail that the New York Governor has a tendency to make Veep-esque proclamations to visitors when the White House calls.  Just as everyone sat down, Andrew’s secretary came... More »

Ronda Rousey heads to Albany to push for legalization of MMA in New York

The UFC women's bantamweight champion will visit Albany this week and speak with Governor Andrew Cuomo and members of the State Assembly to push for MMA becoming legal in the Empire State. Ronda Rousey will be heading up to Albany this...Show More Summary

miley cyrus is fighting homelessness in new york

The singer penned an open letter to Governor Cuomo urging NY lawmakers to boost the state’s budget and keep kids off the street.

Andrew Cuomo’s Publisher: He ‘Didn’t Warn Us He Wouldn’t Promote’ His Book

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

In a Wall Street Journal article on a tangle of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo books comes a nugget about why Governor Andrew Cuomo's autobiography All Things Possible had such low sales: he didn't promote it, something his publishers intimated caught them by surprise.

Michaela Cuomo, Governor's Daughter, Hospitalized After Being Found Unconscious

Governor Andrew Cuomo's youngest daughter was hospitalized yesterday after she was reportedly found unconscious at her mother's home in Bedford, New York. [ more › ]

Cuomo's 17-Year-Old Daughter Hospitalized After Being Found Unconscious

Michaela Kennedy Cuomo, the seventeen-year-old daughter of New York governor Andrew Cuomo, was found unconscious in her bedroom at her Westchester home on Wednesday, the New York Daily News reports. She was hospitalized for a short time thereafter. Read more...

Miley Cyrus Writes Heartfelt Letter To NY Governor Seeking Funds For Homeless Youth

Miley Cyrus is continuing to use her star power to advocate on behalf of young people in need. The 22-year-old singer wrote a letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie earlier this month urging that they increase funding to help homeless kids, New York Daily News reported. Show More Summary

Pro-Lifers Force New York Legislature to Abandon Governor Cuomo’s Abortion Push

In a victory for New York State women, the ten-point Women’s Equality Act(WEA), has been broken up by the Assembly, paving the way for protections for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence, among other issues. An abortion-expansion component, the tenth point of the ten-point WEA, has for years been a sticking point to the […]

Gov. Cuomo Declares War On Special Education

As a long-time special education teacher, I have been disheartened by Governor Cuomo. Back in January, he laid out his plans to reform public education which included an overhaul of how we are evaluated. Evaluation is necessary, but to mandate 50% of test scores to our evaluations is unreasonable. Show More Summary

This Is Personal: New York Teachers of the Year Take on Governor Cuomo

"You have made us the enemy," teachers write in an open letter to the governor. In an open letter published last month, Empire State teachers blasted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his proposed education reforms. The seven contributors,...Show More Summary

Is Andrew Cuomo Getting Schooled?

It’s always been a bit of a mystery, even to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s allies: What is his real goal in picking a fight with the state’s teachers’ unions? “I don’t get it,” a Cuomo adviser told me last fall, not long after the governor declared he wanted to “break what... More »

Governor Cuomo 's Political Agenda and His New York Budget Proposal for Education

Recently, I interviewed Ms. Susan Singer, a 30-year veteran New York City teacher currently, a kindergarten teacher in Queens and the UFT Chapter Leader in her school. Schupak: Ms. Singer. You seem to believe that Governor Cuomo's education proposals are flawed. Singer: Yes. Show More Summary

REV-ing it up in New York: A Look Under the Hood of Reforming the Energy Vision

On February 27, the New York State Public Service Commission issued its Track I order that is the first major step in outlining the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative. The REV is an effort Governor Cuomo initiated more than a year ago to make New York's electric system cleaner and more resilient. read more

Moreland 2 Electric Boogaloo: Cuomo Rethinking His 90-Day Email Purges

Last month, it was revealed that Governor Andrew Cuomo's office and all state agencies delete internal emails after 90 days and have been doing so since 2013. Now Cuomo wants to meet with the Legislature, Comptroller and Attorney General to figure out how to manage emails in the age of toothless ethics reform. [ more › ]

Public School Kids To Cuomo: Don't Destroy Our Schools

At 8 a.m. this morning I was shivering outside PS 10 in Park Slope, watching as hundreds of kids, parents, and teachers held a rally to protest Governor Cuomo's education budget plan, which will raise the cap on the number of charter...Show More Summary

SUNY Maritime Approved as NY Tax-free Site

The State University of New York Maritime College is officially open for business, after receiving formal designation as a tax-free area under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s START-UP NY program.

Brooklyn councilman makes $337 million disappear

Councilman Brad Lander called Gov. Andrew Cuomo's education proposals "dangerous" in an email message to supporters Monday. The Brooklyn councilman charged that "the governor plans to withhold any... To view the full story, click the title link.

Governor Cuomo's Faulty Math and Why He's Wrong About New York's Schools

I recently received a troubling message from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. It landed in my email inbox and was all too revealing. Oh, there was no nudity, not so much as a selfie in taut boxer shorts with a strategically placed Empire State Building. Show More Summary

De Blasio: Cuomo Is Screwing NYC Schools Out Of $2.6 Billion

Mayor Bill de Blasio has teamed up with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miller to call out Governor Andrew Cuomo for not making good on a 2006 decision that determined Albany owed various school districts $5.9 billion. NYC specifically is owed $2.6 billion. Show More Summary

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