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Cuomo Holds Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged to invest more money into promoting the state’s growing wine, beer, and spirits industries, following a day long special summit at the State Capitol.

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Cuomo Tells Local Governments: Make Tough Calls

Monday, October 22, 2012

Local governments in fiscal crisis lobbying for a sympathetic ear from Gov. Andrew Cuomo are getting a cold shoulder instead.

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Cuomo Tapped to Campaign in Swing States

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo will be hitting the campaign trail in the coming weeks for President Barack Obama.

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Cuomo Tells Lawmakers ‘Do the People's Business’ Before Pay Raise

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo says before state legislators ask him for a pay hike, as is expected after the election, they’ll first have to make progress on some unfinished business from the last legislative session.  

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Cuomo says Troopers' ‘Troubled’ History is in the Past

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New York’s first graduating class of state troopers in three years received their diplomas in a ceremony Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who spoke at the event, says he hopes some of the recent controversies surrounding New York’s elite police unit is behind them. 

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NY Progressives Push for Public Campaign Finances

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

A coalition of major labor unions, progressive political groups and good-government advocates is trying to push New York's Legislature to adopt public financing of campaigns. The effort, aimed at a likely special session after the elections, would be used as a national model.

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Cuomo's Move on Fracking

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, discusses Governor Cuomo's decision to effectively delay a decision on hydrofracking in New York. And Jim Finch, Town Supervisor of Conklin, offers his reaction to the governor's decision, and why he thinks Cuomo should allow fracking in New York.

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Cuomo to Host Beer and Wine Summit

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.

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Cuomo Says ‘Extremists' Challenged Pro-Gay Marriage GOP Senators in Primary

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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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.

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Cuomo Says Health Study Could Speed Up Fracking Approval Process

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.

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Cuomo's Environmental Agency Delays Fracking Decision Again

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.

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Gambling Industry Pours Millions Into State Politics, Report Finds

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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As the Cuomo administration continues its push to expand casinos in New York State, the gambling industry is spending large sums of money to influence that process, according to a report.

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Ethics Board Impeded by Secrecy Rules

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.  

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9/11 Anniversary Will Mark Rise of New Buildings, But No Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

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Some family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks are angry that The National September 11 Memorial Museum will not have its planned opening on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Construction of the building has been halted since last December, when a multi-million dollar dispute broke out between the museum and the Port Authority, the site's owner.

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This Week in Politics: Cuomo Hammers GOP as Lopez Probe Continues

Saturday, September 08, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch the region.

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Special Prosecutor’s Probe Widens from Lopez Harassment to Silver Payout

Friday, September 07, 2012

A state judge on Friday opened up the scope of the investigation into the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Assemblyman Vito Lopez, including the payout settlement approved by Speaker Sheldon Silver.

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During Charlotte Fly By, Cuomo Offers Blunt Criticism of GOP

Thursday, September 06, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his most blunt criticism of President Barack Obama’s Republican opponents yet — calling this a “gut-check election” with “stark choices.”  

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DNC Dispatch: NY Delegation Awash in Albany Intrigue

Monday, September 03, 2012

As New York's Democratic delegates and party leaders settle in for a week of party celebration in Charlotte, the group is operating against a backdrop of distress as the sexual harassment scandal involving Assemblyman Vito Lopez grew to include Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is hosting the delegation this week.

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Improved Outlook for NY’s Credit Rating

Monday, August 27, 2012

A major credit rating service has issued a more optimistic view of New York's future, which could eventually boost its credit rating. Standard & Poor's revised its outlook for New York to "positive" from "stable" on Monday.

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Hundreds Urge Cuomo Not to Approve Fracking

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.

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