FLOYD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into an exploding package that burned a New York prison guard after he picked it up near his home (all times local): 5:15 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a prison guard suffered serious burns when he opened an exploding package he found outside his […]
According to a coalition of Saratoga Springs racing, political and business interests, the New York Racing Association's reprivatization options presented in a plan to Governor Andrew Cuomo have been set aside. In their place is an outline...Show More Summary
Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of state development lawyer and onetime aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo Carey Gabay during last year's predawn J'Ouvert festivities in Crown Heights. Officers closed in on Micah Alleyne, 23, at around 3 a.m. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who caught in the crossfire between two gangs last year. Carey Gabay (guh-BAY’) was shot in the head in September during a pre-dawn party celebrating the West Indian Day Parade. The 43-year-old […]
Gov. Cuomo has announced that he is fast tracking the $121 million modernization project for the LIRR’s Hicksville station. Here are more details via the official press release: Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the planned $121 million modernization of the Long Island Rail Road’s aging Hicksville station on the fast track, announcing the LIRR and […]
New York State is on track to abolish a tax on feminine hygiene products, after a bill to end the so-called tampon tax unanimously passed both the state senate and assembly this week. The law is now headed to Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk, where its approval is assured. [ more › ]
At an event at the Michael J. Quill Bus Depot in Manhattan, Governor Cuomo announced the success of a field test for MTA eTix, a free app that will allow Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North (MNR) customers to purchase train tickets anytime
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York announced this week that he is supporting legislation that will finally allow New Yorkers to have a completely legal boozy brunch in bars and restaurants before noon on Sundays.
Yes. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo looks set to overturn the rule that makes it illegal for bars and restaurants to sell alcohol between 4:00 am and noon on Sundays, according to the New York Daily News. This rule was, by and large,...Show More Summary
Early bird may soon get the booze, too. Andrew Cuomo is throwing his full gubernatorial weight behind a panel's recommendation to update New York's severely outdated liquor laws. Critics have long complained the problems caused by 1930s-era...Show More Summary
Governor Cuomo has listened to the advice of his specially-appointed panel regarding archaic blue laws that prohibit alcohol sales on Sunday mornings. Speaking from a brewery in Rochester yesterday, the Governor announced a proposed set of bills that would allow restaurants and bars to sell alcohol before noon on Sundays. Show More Summary
The mayor's team threw a counterpunch, raising conflict-of-interest questions about the governor a day after de Blasio was questioned.
Earlier this year, the MTA announced that the new vehicles in its bus fleet would be equipped with Wi-Fi and USB charging ports, and would sport a blue-and-yellow paint job that car buff Governor Andrew Cuomo said gave them “almost a Ferrari-like look.” The MTA says that 2,042 of the ... More »
All Metro-North trains are running on a Saturday schedule after a four-alarm fire broke out under the line's tracks in East Harlem last night. Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the scene and said the blaze "generated a tremendous amount of heat. Show More Summary
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the arrival of the first of 75 new buses that are being deployed into service this year as part of a concentrated effort to address overcrowding and modernize the MTA.
Remember back in March, when Governor Cuomo got giggly comparing the MTA's design for a new Wi-Fi-equipped city bus augmented with charging ports and LCD information screens to a Ferrari? [ more › ]
The nephew and cousin of presidents will enter the morning program arena, joining Chris Cuomo, the son and brother of New York governors.
None of the old hands in the world of New York politics and government can remember another time when both the mayor and the governor were under investigation by the U.S. attorney. The result is that... To view the full story, click the title link.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Governor Cuomo and the state alleging that loopholes in state labor laws deny farmworkers the right to organize, forcing them into "life-threatening, sweatshop-like conditions."...Show More Summary
Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered salons to pay $2 Million in backpay and damages to mistreated workers.