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Cuomo Makes the Rounds for Sandy Aid in DC

Monday, December 03, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Washington Monday, pressing federal lawmakers for the $42 billion aid package he said New York needs in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Cuomo, Bloomberg Did Well After Sandy: Poll

Monday, December 03, 2012

New Yorkers give high marks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their reaction to Superstorm Sandy, but are far less happy with the Long Island Power Authority.

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Seeking Sandy Aid, Cuomo Set to Travel to DC on Monday

Friday, November 30, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will travel to Washington, D.C., on Monday to make his pitch for Sandy relief funds, officials said.

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Cuomo Changes Insurance Rules to Help Sandy Victims

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’s taking steps to speed up insurance claims processing after Sandy.

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Sandy Recovery: Comparing Notes on Cuomo and Christie

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Governor Chris Christie released more details about his Sandy rebuilding plans for New Jersey on Wednesday — outlining a similar approach to that of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. WNYC's Anna Sale has been comparing the request to that of Governor Andrew Cuomo's and provides analysis.

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Explainer: Breaking Down FEMA Math

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

In New York, both Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor Andrew Cuomo released updated damage estimates for Sandy. There was a key difference in their calculations. WNYC's Anna Sale has been looking into the math — and the politics behind it — and provides analysis of the numbers.

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Cuomo: State Set to Miss Thursday’s Fracking Deadline

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The governor is not optimistic that the state’s environmental agency will meet a key deadline on a controversial natural gas drilling practice. The department should know by Thursday whether it will again miss the deadline, delaying approval of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York.  

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Cuomo, Christie Work Together to Secure Federal Funding for Sandy Recovery

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York's Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo said he’s working with New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie to make the case for federal aid to the region.

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Should Gov. Cuomo Compare Hurricane Sandy to Katrina?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come under fire in recent days for comparing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy as being "more impactful" than Hurricane Katrina. What do you think?

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Cuomo: Sandy Cost NY $42B in Damage, Loss

Monday, November 26, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says Sandy ran up a nearly $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City will make big requests for disaster aid from the federal government.

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NY Gets Funds to Hire Sandy Cleanup Workers

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.

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Rush-Hour Lane to Return to Queens-Midtown Tunnel

Friday, November 23, 2012

Morning commuters who take the Queens-Midtown Tunnel into Manhattan are getting their extra lane back after Superstorm Sandy.

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Christie and Cuomo’s Dueling Visions for Post-Sandy Rebuilding

Friday, November 23, 2012

In New Jersey, it’s a nostalgia-infused recovery. In New York, it’s a campaign for a new age.

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Obama Commits to Long-Term Rebuilding, but Not Cuomo's $30B Ask

Thursday, November 15, 2012

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President Barack Obama spent part of the day touring the New York City area to view damage left by Sandy and learn about local recovery efforts.

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City Board of Elections Still Faces Mountain of Affidavits

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

More than a week after the general election, officials are still struggling to figure out how to count an avalanche of affidavit ballots. The pile is bigger than in past elections because of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order to allow voters displaced by Sandy to cast ballots anywhere in the state. WNYC's Brigid Bergin has been following developments at the BOE.

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New Yorkers in Congress Prep to Bat for Cuomo's $30 Billion Ask

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey says she'll work to convince House Republicans to accept Gov. Andrew Cuomo's request for $30 billion in additional aid for Sandy recovery.

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Cuomo Seeks $30 Billion in Extra Storm Aid from Feds

Monday, November 12, 2012

Citing massive economic losses to the state of New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking Congress for $30 billion in additional funding for Sandy recovery.

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Cuomo: Helicopter Survey of Sandy Damage ‘Disturbing’

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo took a helicopter tour of areas devastated from Hurricane Sandy, along with New York's Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. He says the state faces "significant" challenges to rebuild, and will have to "fundamentally" rethink  New York City's infrastructure going forward.

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Cuomo Tells New Yorkers to ‘Be Careful’

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo spend Sunday traveling from Long Island to the Adirondacks, informing New Yorkers of storm preparation and warning everyone to use common sense and be careful.

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Control of NY State Senate Could Come Down to the Wire

Thursday, October 25, 2012

This election will determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the State Senate in the next term, and it could come down to just a few hundred votes in a small number of key Senate contests. Both sides are hopeful that they will be victorious.

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