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Blizzard 2015: Limited Subway Service Starts Around 7 P.M. Tonight

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that subway service will start slowing down at 7-8 p.m. in anticipation of what he called "a serious blizzard." Additionally, the MTA will have early service for Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road and then, Cuomo said, will likely close service at 11 p.m. [ more › ]

Uber Will Cap Surge Pricing During The Upcoming Blizzard

The Northeast is bracing itself for a major snow storm early this week, with up to two feet of snow expected to blanket the area from Boston to New York City. New York governor Andrew Cuomo has warned that New York City's buses and subways could stop running even before Monday's evening rush hour. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: NY Gov. Cuomo Holds Briefing on Winter Storm

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast, PANYNJ Executive Director Pat Foye and other New York State officials will hold a press briefing on the coming northeast blizzard beginning at approximately 12 noon ET Mond...

Minimum logic

New York Post Of all the ideas Gov. Cuomo proposed in his State of the State on Wednesday, one of the most dubious has been given the least attention: the governor’s pitch to hike the state’s minimum wage.

Historic Blizzard Set To Pummel East Coast

Up to 30 inches of snow with winds up to 65 miles per hour is being predicted. “Like” us on Facebook  Now read this:New York State Assembly Speaker Arrested For Corruption (Jan 22, 2015) New York Governor Cuomo To Propose Raising Minimum Wage (Jan 20, 2015) Mario Was A ‘Liberal Beacon’ (Jan 2, 2015) 5.1 [...]

The State of the State: When You Fail Your Bar Exam Four Times, It's Time to Raise the Bar!

I learned Governor Andrew Cuomo failed his bar exam four times. His war against NY State's teachers has finally been put into context for me. Whereas I once thought his words reeked of harmful stupidity, now I feel the boy that is still in the man. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton’s Detractors Are Staying Away From Gender-Based Attacks

Hillary Clinton’s critics are focusing less on gender-based attacks as the election season gears up. [New York Times] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for transgender protections in the state’s civil rights laws. [Human Rights Campaign] Apple’s only female executive, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, has a much, much higher [...]

Zephyr Teachout: Andrew Cuomo Has To Answer For Corruption

Zephyr Teachout, who might be the governor of New York right now if Sheldon Silver was subpoenaed in November instead of January, shares her thoughts on the scandal. Via the New York Observer: Three weeks after the Moreland Commission—which...Show More Summary

Cuomo's War Against Teachers Is an Attack on Women

"He [Cuomo] has declared war on the public schools." - Karen Magee, President of New York State United Teachers On most issues New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo just can't seem to remember the position he took the previous week. In...Show More Summary

Cuomo's LaGuardia AirTrain May Actually Increase Travel Times

Everyone who's ever schlepped to LaGuardia using mass transit experienced a brief burst of hope yesterday when Governor Cuomo announced that he would allocate funds to build an AirTrain connecting the airport to the subway system and the LIRR. Show More Summary

New York state's $1B broadband program sets 100 Mbps goal

New York state has put forth the third element of Governor Andrew Cuomo's $1 billion broadband program by creating a $500 million New NY Broadband Program using capital funds from bank settlements in order to give an incentive to the private sector to expand high-speed broadband access in underserved and unserved areas.

Cuomo to propose linking DREAM Act, education tax credit

'The governor is including funding for the education tax credit and the DREAM Act in the same budget bill,' said a source.

Dueling Ad Buys

Looks to me like, leading up to Governor Cuomos speech today, the StudentsFirstNY ad is drowning out NYSUT's. Yesterday morning I saw it frequently repeated on the morning news shows I like the NYSUT ad but it's not as strong as what I'd like to see. Show More Summary

AirTrain Will Finally Connect LaGuardia To Subway, Cuomo Announces

New York will build an AirTrain to connect the hellish human zoo known as LaGuardia Airport to civilization, Governor Cuomo announced this morning at a breakfast hosted by the Association for a Better New York. "You can't get to LaGuardia by train today," Cuomo said. Show More Summary

Former NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn Joins Cuomo Administration as Adviser

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former NYC City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn is joining Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration as a special adviser to the governor, the NY Daily News reports: Quinn will be a part-time staffer until mid-April when she finishes her...

New York Governor Cuomo To Propose Raising Minimum Wage

Andrew Cuomo wants to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 in New York City, and $10.50  in the rest of the state. The proposal is something of a reversal for Cuomo, who less than a year ago was opposed to allowing municipalities across the state to set different minimum wages. Having several different minimum wages [...]

New York Governor Calls For Major Minimum Wage Hike

On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) unveiled several new proposals, including a call to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in the city and $10.50 an hour for workers in the rest of the state. “It’s too easy to say, ‘Get a job,’?” Cuomo said during a press conference in Manhattan. […]

New York Governor Proposes Two Minimum Wage Increases

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his plans to increase minimum wage for both New York City and the entire state. On Sunday, the go$ernor revealed the new prospective minimum wage rates as $10.50 for the state and a high $11.50 for New York City. Show More Summary

Cuomo Wants To Raise NYC's Minimum Wage To $11.50

Allowing New York City to raise its minimum wage would create a “chaotic situation,” Governor Cuomo explained last February, before moving on to even less convincing metaphors: “We don’t want to cannibalize ourselves.” Now, as part of...Show More Summary

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