StreetsblogNYC reports, “The removal of I-81 from downtown Syracuse could be a transformative city-building project that heals neighborhoods and burnishes the legacy of Governor Andrew Cuomo. But Cuomo is waffling.” The post StreetsblogNYC: “Cuomo Backpedals on Removing I-81 From Downtown Syracuse” appeared first on Toll Roads News.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday he discussed the dramatic impact that some budget proposals being considered in Washington would have on New Yorkers, including a repeal of Obamacare and a proposal to end deductions for state and local taxes. “A proposal that’s being...
On New Year’s Eve, at a party to celebrate the opening of the long-awaited Second Avenue subway, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the project showed that government “can still do big things and great things.” What he didn’t say is that the project also shows that government can do really expensive things. Show More Summary
Dear Governor Cuomo: As a New York State resident and a Democrat, I was dismayed to read that you vetoed a bipartisan bill passed by the legislature to reform the state’s woefully inadequate public-defender system. What’s even more disgraceful is that you let the legislature pass the bill back in June of last year and [Read More...]
Governor Cuomo—who is totally not running for President in 2020, no sirree, what me, no way, aw shucks—will meet with President-elect Donald Trump today to discuss "issues of importance to New York." Cuomo is running for President in...Show More Summary
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week, in the same speech where he pledged to back offshore wind, to award $360 million in funding to 11 separate large-scale renewable energy projects. New York Governor Cuomo Announces $360...Show More Summary
Brooklyn Paper reports that some Brooklynites are demanding that Governor Andrew Cuomo back the same Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll discounts that Staten Islanders are now enjoying. The governor recently proposed making the toll discount...Show More Summary
Ever since the 421-a tax credit expired in 2016, Governor Cuomo, the real estate industry and construction unions have been trying to work out either an extension of the credit that would make all three sides happy. After reaching that deal in November, a press release from Cuomo's office says that the bill is going in front of the state legislature today. [ more › ]
New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans this week to close the Indian Point nuclear power plant, which supplies electricity to New York City and surrounding areas New York Bets On Renewables To Replace Indian Point Nuclear Plant...Show More Summary
As a stridently anti-marijuana Justice Department takes shape in Washington, New York state legislators have put forward legislation that would expand the decriminalization of possessing small amounts of marijuana, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has indicated that he plans to make supporting such efforts a priority during this year's legislative session. [ more › ]
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week proposed to develop up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power by 2030 capable of powering 1.25 million homes as the state seeks to lead the nation in renewable energy production.
After presenting his proposals on the road, the governor must deal with a possibly uncooperative Legislature to turn them into policies.
Flanagan, a Suffolk County Republican, has been battling with Cuomo for weeks over a legislative pay raise and other issues.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his State of the State address, has committed the state to acquiring 2.4 GW of offshore wind by 2030, drawing praise from around the industry. New York Governor Cuomo Commits To Offshore Wind was originally...Show More Summary
PARTY LIKE IT’S 1979: NY Governor shutting down successful nuclear power plant because… it’s New York. Cuomo says the plant is unsafe, but Jazz Shaw notes that Indian Point has an above average safety record and is one of the more profitable properties owned by Entergy. In fact, the plant was recently awarded the highest […]
The governor delivered the first of six State of the State speeches at 1 World Trade Center on Monday. He presented an array of liberal proposals.
Though it’s premature to pick a front-runner for the next presidential race, there is reason to speculate about a possible bid by the governor of New York.
During the Manhattan installment of his whirlwind State of the State tour on Monday, a hoarse and raspy Governor Cuomo managed to evoke Donald Trump over and over, without ever mentioning the President-elect by name. Throughout his 45-minute...Show More Summary
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo positioned his state on Monday as the “progressive capital of the nation” and proposed policies to drive a middle-class economic recovery. Cuomo said in a state of the state speech that welcoming immigrants, providing for the poor and protecting religious...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wins a long standing campaign on behalf of natural gas firms and green groups. The climate change battle loses ground. Two aides to NY Governor Cuomo are charged in a bribery scheme related to a natural gas plant slated to replace power from the reactors.