Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
New York’s counties are making a push to get Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to let them off the hook for some mandates that they say are bringing some to the brink of bankruptcy.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Top New York State officials are preparing for another difficult budget year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already told state agencies to keep spending flat, while those that depend on state programs are not counting on big increases.
Monday, October 01, 2012
The Cuomo Administration has announced two developments that could delay the start of natural gas drilling in New York, and is leaving supporters and opponents with many unanswered questions.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
First it was yogurt, now comes beer and wine. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking to help the state’s beer and wine industry by holding a summit this fall.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has crossed party lines and offered a political endorsement to Republican Senator Roy McDonald, who lost a primary this month after voting to support same sex marriage.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The New York State Comptroller says he’ll institute an early warning system for the state’s many municipalities that are in financial trouble, to try to help turn them around before things get even worse.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’s “elated” that a Republican Senator who voted for gay marriage in New York has won his primary election — but expressed concern for another GOP Senator who has apparently lost his contest because of his vote on the issue.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said an internal health review of hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, begun by his administration could actually speed an approval process along.
Friday, September 21, 2012
After rejecting calls for an independent health analysis of hydraulic-fracturing, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said he’ll conduct an internal health review instead.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The state’s ethics board is coming under criticism as it launches an investigation that’s believed to focus on a sexual harassment scandal in the Assembly. The secrecy rules imposed in the laws governing the commission are causing some unanticipated problems.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The state’s ethics board has appeared to launch a full investigation into the sexual harassment scandal involving Assemblyman Vito Lopez
Monday, August 27, 2012
Anti-fracking advocates rallied in Albany Monday to try to convince Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban the natural gas drilling process in New York. Meanwhile, a State Senator says he believes any final decision will be once again delayed.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A protest against the controversial natural gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing disrupted a conference attended by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in Manhattan on Wednesday. The state is set to issue a decision next month on whether it will allow the practice.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Gov. Andrew Cuomo presided over a day long presentation Tuesday by the state’s ten regional economic development councils, which are set to earn another $750 million in grants.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is easing some environmental regulations so dairy farmers can more easily own more cows as part of an effort to facilitate greater production of yogurt in the state.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo defended his administration against criticisms that he has not been transparent enough, saying he’s trying to do more.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running ads proclaiming New York’s business friendliness, but a recent set of rankings finds the state dead last in that category. The truth, however, may lie somewhere in between.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
In an interview with public radio, Cuomo said he supports he idea that individual towns should decide whether they want fracking. "I think it's inarguable, but that one should take into consideration home rule,” he said.
Monday, July 09, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an anti-cyberbullying bill into law on Monday that requires schools to be more vigilant about the online harassment of students, and to take steps to prevent it.
Monday, July 02, 2012
According to an analysis by the New York Public Interest Research Group, the 2012 session resulted in 571 pieces of legislation approved by both houses of the legislature.