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WNYC News

Astorino: Cuomo 'Has Something' on Bridgegate and Christie

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

WNYC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may be withholding information about Bridgegate – according to his Republican gubernatorial challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

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WNYC News

Panel Cuts Down Cuomo's Request for Tappan Zee Money

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Environmentalists argued bridge project items didn't qualify for financing from state fund. 

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WNYC News

Cuomo Far Outpaces Astorino in Campaign Fundraising

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign war chest grew by just $2 million since January, but he enjoys a massive lead over his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, according to new financial reports released Tuesday.

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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: The de Blasios' Roman Holiday

Saturday, July 12, 2014

WNYC

As a LIRR strike looms, Governor Cuomo sits on the sidelines while Mayor de Blasio plans a 10-day vacation to Italy.

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Transportation Nation

Cuomo Says He Has No Control Over Possible LIRR Strike

Monday, July 07, 2014

"The possibility of a strike...causes so much anxiety I don't even like to think about it," said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Perhaps for good reason: it would be up to Congress, not local lawmakers, to resolve.  

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WNYC News

Advocates Say Cuomo's Multi-Prong AIDS Effort Could Use More Prongs

Monday, June 30, 2014

WNYC

Observers say the battle will take more than expanding or tweaking current efforts.

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WNYC News

A Reunion for Senate Democrats in Albany?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In a move that could shift the balance of power in Albany, two Democratic factions in the State Senate say they are joining to form what could be a strong Democratic Majority in the Senate. That could leave Republicans, who up until now have ruled the chamber in a coalition government, out of power

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WNYC News

EPA, Environment Groups Want Further Review of Tappan Zee Loan Proposal

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Environmental advocates are already asking a state panel to delay a vote on the governor's proposal to use more than $500 million in loans from the Clean Water Fund to help pay for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

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WNYC News

New York to Allow Limited Medical Marijuana

Thursday, June 19, 2014

WXXI

The medical marijuana will not be allowed to be smoked. And the legislation would not take effect for at least 18 months.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Approves Bills to Combat Heroin, but not Medical Marijuana

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

WNYC

Cuomo says the government shouldn't create a pathway for marijuana.

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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: Crime and Punishment

Saturday, June 07, 2014

WNYC

The balance of power in Albany starts to tilt

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Cuomo's WFP Endorsement Means for Abortion Rights and the Minimum Wage

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Following Gov. Cuomo's endorsement by the Working Families Party, we take a closer look at two issues where they've disagreed in the past. Catherine Lederer-Plaskett, president of Westchester Coalition for Legal Abortion, discusses Cuomo's Working Families Party endorsement and what it means for abortion rights in New York State. Paul Sonn, general counsel with the National Employment Law Project, discusses the minimum wage.

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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: Cuomo versus Christie

Friday, May 23, 2014

WNYC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rallied his party faithful at the state Democratic convention in Long Island, at the same time trying to temper mounting frustration from those on his left. Meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took flack this week for never mentioning the state of Israel during a ...

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WNYC News

News Analysis: Andrew Cuomo's 99 Percent

Thursday, May 22, 2014

WNYC

New York's governor has more campaign cash than the governors of several states combined. But less than 1% comes from small donors.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Looks Upstate for Running Mate

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

New York's governor has picked former congresswoman Kathy Hochul to be his lieutenant governor, as a new poll shows Cuomo continues to face a threat from the left.

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WNYC News

Former Rep. Hochul is Cuomo's Pick for for Lt Gov

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

New York's governor has picked former Buffalo Congresswoman Kathy Hochul as his choice to be the next lieutenant governor.

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Transportation Nation

Obama Urges Infrastructure Push in Tappan Zee Speech

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

With the White House projecting the Highway Trust Fund will run out of money this summer, President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge to press Congress for a solution.

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WNYC News

Cigars, Casinos and Tanning Salons: Legit Campaign Expenses?

Monday, May 12, 2014

The committee investigating corruption among New York State lawmakers is no more, but there's new evidence of what it was honing in on when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo chose to disband it.

The governor ended the Moreland Commission last month as part of a budget deal with state ...

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WNYC News

Is $95 Million Enough?

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Cuomo announced funding for affordable housing but WNYC has learned it largely comes from dwindling sources.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Limits Sandy Buyout Program to Three City Nabes

Friday, April 11, 2014

A program popular with Staten Islanders and environmentalists reaches the end of the road.

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