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Governor Cuomo Announces Major Steps Forward for LIRR Expansion Project

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

Gov Cuomo Announces LIRR Expansion Progress

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 […]

Cuomo's "Enforcer" Allegedly Got A Sweetheart Loan From Cuomo's Friend

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

Cuomo: Maybe My Friend Took That Cash, But Only When He Was Working For Me, Not The State, Probably

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 › ]

Such a Thing as a Free Lunch--for all School Kids

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

Daily News Brief, April 25, 2016

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...

Ronda Rousey News: New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Wants Rousey to Be Part of First UFC Card in NYC

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo wants former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to headline the company's first event in New York.

Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer Announce Expanded Sleep Apnea Screening for MTA Employees

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the expansion of a successful sleep apnea testing program for MTA employees.

Cuomo Says He Learned "Important Lesson" From Fight For $15 Workers

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 didn’t get any royalty payments last year from memoir

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

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.

New York City is Not Trump Town

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 Cuomo: 'This is a real race'

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...

UFC at Madison Square Garden: Date for 1st Event Announced

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

Video: Governor Andrew Cuomo signs MMA into law, UFC announces Nov. 12 debut in New York

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

UFC makes history with announcement of major event at Madison Square Garden in New York on November 12

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

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

Poll Confirms That No One Knows Where ‘Upstate New York’ Actually Is

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 »

New York State to Do Away With the Tampon Tax - Because menstrual products aren't "luxury items."

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

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."

How To Cope With New Minimum-Wage Laws

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 [...]

Advocates Demand Half-Price MetroCards For New York's Working Poor

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

Head Of NY State Police Resigns Suddenly Without Explanation

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 › ]

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