Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Taxes, pot, and airports should all feature prominently in the governor's address. Watch it live here.
Monday, January 06, 2014
The governor is seeking to cut or freeze taxes for many New Yorkers.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
With winter officially here, New York’s food pantries and soup kitchens are feeling the strain of feeding the hungry, especially after two key benefit cuts form the federal government.
Friday, December 20, 2013
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he’ll need to see more details and end of the calendar year state revenue figures before deciding whether the state can afford $2 billion in new tax cuts that Governor Andrew Cuomo is likely to propose.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
An audit by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli finds a pattern of state workers double dipping at state agencies and authorities.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
A bankrupt energy company is suing the Cuomo Administration over the long-delayed decision on whether to allow hydro fracking in New York. The company's attorney said the action was prompted by remarks made by Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner earlier this week.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he may not decide whether the state should go ahead with hydro fracking for natural gas until after the November 2014 elections.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, said he's encouraged by one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's tax commission proposals — to enact a circuit-breaker mechanism limiting the amount of property taxes paid by lower income New Yorkers. But he said he doesn't want to sacrifice money for schools in order to pay for tax cuts.
Monday, December 09, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's commission to study tax cuts missed the deadline to report its findings by Dec. 6, after controversy over former Gov. George Pataki’s desire to cut income taxes for all wage earners, including the wealthy.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Monday, December 02, 2013
Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission issued a scathing report Monday evening that criticizes what the commission says is Albany’s culture of corruption and recommends numerous reforms.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Governor Andrew Cuomo is critical of state lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas that would force legislators to reveal their outside business with legal clients.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
New York Education Commissioner John King faced tough questioning by both liberal and conservative members of the Assembly at Wednesday's hearing about student privacy concerns.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
A landowners group says it intends to file a lawsuit against what it says are the Cuomo Administration’s unreasonable delays on hydro fracking before the end of the year.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
At a Senate hearing on the state’s new Common Core educational standards, teachers, principals and Senators themselves complained that the implementation has been dysfunctional.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The video is amusing. The message is not.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Republicans in the Senate who are targets of subpoenas by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption Moreland Act Commission are fighting back in court.
Monday, October 28, 2013
One of the six ballot initiatives New Yorkers will see on November 5th calls for raising the retirement age of some judges to 80.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The first ad is out promoting the ballot amendment to build new casinos in New York. It focuses on the benefits the casinos might bring, and not on actual gambling activity.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Governor Cuomo says he thinks the state can afford a tax cut next year, despite a projected $1 billion budget gap.