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Dreamers won’t lose Medicaid no matter what: Andrew Cuomo

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On Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the state would protect Medicaid coverage for its approximately 42,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, also known as Dreamers, no matter what President Donald Trump or Congress decides.... The post Dreamers won’t lose...

Statue of Liberty to reopen; shutdown keeps other parks, monuments closed

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the landmark monument in operation. Show More Summary

NY governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown enters Day 2

NEW YORK, Jan 21 (Reuters) - As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty before Washington restores funding to operate the popular tourist destination. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Corruption trial of ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo aide to begin

For decades, Joseph Percoco was among the most loyal aides and confidants to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, so close to his family that the governor once likened him to … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty

The Latest on the closure of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (all times local): 6:30 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vowed to find state money to … Click to Continue »

Cuomo 'revenue raisers' (also known as taxes) raise GOP ire

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls them "revenue actions" and "revenue raisers." The $1 billion in boosters — also known as taxes and fees — included in the Democratic governor's … Click to Continue »

NY Gov. Cuomo Targets Hedge Fund Managers With 17% "Fairness Fix" Tax

We suspect Puerto Rico and Miami may be about to see a mass immigration... from New York state... Never one to miss an opportunity for some virtue-signaling and wealth distribution, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today, legislation to close carried interest loophole with a so-called "Fairness Fix."   Under U.S. Show More Summary

Governor: Scrub NY from plan to expand offshore oil drilling

New York's governor is urging the federal government to exempt the state from the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent a letter … Click to Continue »

Capitol Watch: Governor to unveil state budget plan

In this week's New York state government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to unveil his state budget proposal, a spending plan that is likely to call for big changes … Click to Continue »

The Best News Yet for Energy Storage in New York

Once New York Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed energy storage as a component of his clean energy strategy, he went in big. Cuomo kicked off 2018 with a series of clean energy proposals, including a groundbreaking energy storage pledge: to deploy 1,500 megawatts by 2025 as the state works toward 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. Show More Summary

The GOP Is Disappearing In New York

Politico: “Two potential candidates for New York governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo have dropped out in the past week. No candidate against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has gotten beyond the whisper phase. There’s still no challenger to the state attorney general [...]

State park planned on two closed city waterfront landfills

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said work has started to establish a state park on a 400-acre New York City site that includes two landfills closed since the early 1980s. The governor released details of the plan... To view the full story, click the title link.

Companies in New York 'open' to new payroll tax system: state official

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - Companies in New York state are "open to the idea" of moving the state income tax code to a payroll tax system, a senior state official told Reuters on Friday. Governor Andrew Cuomo earlier this...Show More Summary

NY governor: 60 mph wind gusts on Long Island

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Long Island has experienced 60 mph wind gusts. Cuomo said at a briefing Thursday that weather conditions could become "more problematic" as the day … Click to Continue »

NY governor: Those who must work face 'ugly' commute

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says people who absolutely have to go to work during the snowstorm face an "ugly, long commute." Cuomo said Thursday on NY1 that roads are … Click to Continue »

Andrew Cuomo Throws Political Weight Behind Offshore Wind and Energy Storage

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State address, revealing new energy goals as New York heads into the fourth year of its Reforming the Energy Vision process. The plan offers cash and sets capacity goals for two emerging industries, energy storage and offshore wind. Show More Summary

Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for more offshore wind energy projects and new caps on carbon emissions from smaller power plants. The Democratic governor announced the measures on … Click to Continue »

Republican Harry Wilson opts out of NY governor's race

There's one less name on the list of possible Republican challengers to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Former investment manager Harry Wilson announced his decision not to run Monday … Click to Continue »

Cuomo to push for legislation to combat sexual harassment

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing several measures to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The Democratic governor said Tuesday he will push for legislation to prevent taxpayer dollars … Click to Continue »

Trump Halts $13 Billion Obama Amtrak Plan Despite Calls For Infrastructure Spending in 2018

Top Federal Transportation Authority officials pulled the plug on an Obama-era agreement with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Friday.

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