Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced major steps forward for the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project, including a continued commitment to community outreach by holding four public meetings, expedited modifications to all train crossings
Earlier today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that major steps have been made in relation to the LIRR Expansion Project. Here is more via the official presser I received: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced major steps forward for the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project, including a continued commitment to community outreach […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “enforcer” and close friend is being investigated by federal prosecutors for potentially taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from private interests that had business before the state. Now the Post reportsShow More Summary
Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters yesterday that he knew that his top advisor and close friend might be taking money from private interests, but believed that he was doing so not as a state employee, but merely as a member of his reelection campaign, and thus not technically on the state payroll. [ more › ]
In the next few weeks, parents across New York City will receive notices about prekindergarten slots for children attending school this fall. Thanks to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio, universal pre-K became a reality for children across New York two years ago. Show More Summary
Tappan Zee Now Cashless (No More "Long, Slow Lines") Governor Cuomo's "Increasing Involvement" at MTA Raises Anxiety PFC Paving Enhances MoPac Safety during Rainstorms Do Public-Private Partnerships...
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo wants former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to headline the company's first event in New York.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the expansion of a successful sleep apnea testing program for MTA employees.
Yesterday evening, hundreds of fast food workers and striking Verizon employees joined Governor Andrew Cuomo to rally for New York's Fight for $15 movement in Times Square. The crowd celebrated the $15/hour wage raise in New York (up from $9) and rallied to support the movement in other parts of the country. Show More Summary
Cuomo received no payments last year from the release of his 2014 memoir "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life,” the governor’s tax return showed.
In 2010, strategic-minded New York Republican political consultants wanted to nominate Rick Lazio to run against Andrew Cuomo in the governor’s race, but the actual Republican voters of the Empire...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who supports Hillary Clinton, joins MSNBC's Chris Matthews to discuss Clinton's recent attacks on Bernie Sanders' record on...
Following the long-awaited legalization of mixed martial arts in the state of New York, UFC announced its first Madison Square Garden event Thursday. According to New York State governor Andrew Cuomo, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed that a card will be held at the crown jewel of New York City on Nov. Show More Summary
Remember, remember, the twelfth of November. That's when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to make its debut in New York City -- by way of Madison Square Garden -- after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed mixed martial artsShow More Summary
Following today’s landmark bill signing by Governor Andrew Cuomo to legalize and regulate professional mixed martial arts (MMA) in New York, UFC® announced that it will host a major Pay-Per-View event at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 12. Show More Summary
Last month, as Governor Cuomo and legislators in Albany considered a plan that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour, but do so faster in the five boroughs than upstate, we were reminded that the boundaries of "upstate New York" are very much up for debate. Indeed,... More »
The New York State Senate passed Bill S6726 today, which exempts menstrual products, such as tampons and sanitary napkins, from being taxed. Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law, as he recognizes that these products are a medical necessity for many and shouldn't be considered "luxuries."
The other day, California governor Jerry Brown signed a law raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 over several years. A few hours later New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced agreement on a similar measure, which would raise the minimum (in stages) to $15 in New York City and $12.50 [...]
While Governor Cuomo continues to punt on funding the MTA's long-overdue 2015-2019 Capital Plan, a group of transit advocates is calling on the city to establish a half-price MetroCard program for the City's working poor?about 800,000...Show More Summary
New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico resigned abruptly on Friday. The New York Post first reported the move by the 56-year-old Governor Andrew Cuomo hire. [ more › ]