Upset that Gov. Chris Christie dismissed his campaign to unseat Gov. Cuomo as a lost cause, Republican Rob Astorino suggested Tuesday that Christie should quit as chair of the Republican Governors Association.
Which high-tech material will be the silicon of he future: silicon carbide, gallium nitride, or some other substance yet to be discovered? No one knows for sure. But Governor Andrew Cuomo just bet $135 million of New York taxpayer dollars...Show More Summary
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 10-point Women’s Equality Act was rejected by Republicans for its pro-abortion language. Now, in light of this blockage and the Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby v. Burwell, Cuomo and other Democratic leaders in New York are seeking to add a ‘Women’s Equality Party’ to the ballot line in November. Cuomo’s running […]
A Conversation with Natalie Merchant Mike Ragogna: Natalie, what have you been up to lately beyond the new album? Natalie Merchant: I've become extremely active in the fight against hydraulic fracking in New York. Where are you based? MR:...Show More Summary
A Long Island Railroad strike is looking like an increasingly real possibility, but there may still be hope for a last minute negotiation after Governor Andrew Cuomo urged both sides to return to the table. [ more › ]
I don’t know if anyone seriously thinks that Andrew Cuomo is a viable Democratic candidate for President, but he’s sure not a viable progressive candidate for President, Governor or, probably, dog catcher. Here’s an example of classic Cuomo stupidity — his role in watering down New York’s medical marijuana law. Show More Summary
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino - the Republican candidate for governor — has a side job.
(CNN) - Harper Collins is banking on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to bring in the dough as a popular author. The Democratic governor's memoir "All Things Possible: Success and Setbacks in Politics and Life," will have an initial printing of 200,000 copies, the publishing company confirmed to CNN Thursday. The book was initial set […]
The president is still better at clutching babies than setting drug policy. Photo via Flickr user Charles McCain It's been a busy week for drug policy reformers in America. On Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo set in motion what...Show More Summary
After touring damage in central New York left behind by yesterday's strong tornado that killed four people, Governor Andrew Cuomo said "We don't get tornadoes in New York, right? Anyone will tell you that. Well, we do now." Except he's wrong. Really wrong. Really, really wrong. Read more...
Far from the "historic step" lauded by politicians who were cowed into submission by their self-aggrandizing chief executive, New York's medical marijuana law is a deeply flawed piece of legislation that puts Governor Cuomo's political aspirations ahead of patients' rights, common sense, and the popular will of his constituents. [ more › ]
Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the "smartest" any state had taken so far. Show More Summary
New York's governor is backing a new and controversial strategy for reducing the number of new infections in the state.
If the Bills and the NFL want the taxpayers of New York to chip in on a new stadium in order to keep the Bills in Buffalo, they’re going to have to work on convincing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo, who has previously indicated that he’s not sold on the need for a new…
This week leadership in the fight to end AIDS (and seemingly to do most things that take political will) has shown up outside our nation's capitol. Governor Cuomo yesterday announced a credible, ambitious, and politically courageous plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York. Show More Summary
Monday's Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn is the latest in a serious of tumultuous events for labor over the past several years. Facing budget shortfalls, governors on both sides of the aisle -- from Cuomo to Christie, Scott Walker to Massachusetts' own Deval Patrick -- have tangled with public sector unions since 2009. Show More Summary
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an ambitious plan to eradicate HIV in New York State by 2020 yesterday in a press release. Cuomo’s “Bending The Curve” initiative seeks to see a fall in new HIV infections to the...
Just hours before more than 1 million people are expected to gather in the streets of New York City to celebrate gay rights in the 45th annual pride parade on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released a plan to end the AIDS epidemic and reduce HIV infections in the state. Laid out in three parts, the Democrat’s […]
The governor is set to announce the ambitious goal Sunday, coinciding with New York City’s Gay Pride Parade, an administration source said Saturday.
Governor Cuomo apparently took USMNT's "get out of work" excuse to heart—and Tweeted this letter, "#USA, NYS stands strongly behind you. I'm approving an extra hour for lunch today: http://on.ny.gov/TeamUSA #USAvGER pic.twitter.com/2TVnzqbY1A." [ more › ]