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Despite Obama Promise, Cuomo Preserves Health Insurance Status Quo

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

If you like your health plan, you can keep it.

Last week, President Obama restored that pledge, after he was forced to admit the Affordable Care Act had in fact caused many people to lose insurance coverage deemed insufficient under the sweeping federal health law.

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Transportation Nation

New York's Transit Lockbox Bill Now in Cuomo's Hands

Friday, November 01, 2013

A dedicated source of revenue for the state's transit system is just a gubernatorial signature away.

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New York Releases First Obamacare Exchange Figures

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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For weeks, the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo had only released piecemeal figures on how many New Yorkers have been using the New York State of Health to apply for health coverage, but for the first time it's clear how many have actually enrolled with insurance plans–-the cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act.

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Reformers Rally Outside Moreland Commission Hearing

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Supporters of campaign finance reform rallied outside a hearing held by Governor Cuomo’s commission on public corruption Tuesday evening. They demanded change to what they say is a pay to play culture.

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Transportation Nation

NY Gov Cuomo: Distracted Driving is "Getting Worse, Not Better"

Monday, September 23, 2013

Driving on the New York State Thruway? Tempted to look at your cell phone? The governor is hoping new signage will encourage you to defer that urge for a few miles.

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NY, NJ Obamacare Exchanges in Home Stretch

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched New York State of Health, a marketplace where the uninsured will be able to buy coverage from private insurance companies. Consumers can shop online, through phone operators or with live people who will be fanning out to various gathering spots around the state.

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NY Unveils New Health Plan Marketplace for Obamacare

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

With a nod toward Billy Joel and people from all ages, ethnicities, and settings from Montauk to Buffalo, the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched the “New York State of Health,” a health plan marketplace for the uninsured to buy coverage from private insurance companies.

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State's Ethics Commission Under Review

Monday, August 19, 2013

Government reform groups and the bar association have teamed up to conduct a survey on how to improve the troubled state ethics commission. 

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A Wealth of Difference in Fed Funding for NY, NJ on Obamacare

Thursday, August 15, 2013

New Jersey will be getting just a fraction of the federal dollars New York is receiving for a key component of Obamacare—cadres of specially trained workers who will help consumers sign up for insurance coverage.

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Morleand Co-Chair Says Subpoenas Have Been Sent

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

A co-chair of Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Act commission on public corruption says subpoenas have been sent out and more public hearings are planned.

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Cuomo Quietly Pursing Government Consolidation

Friday, August 02, 2013

Governor Cuomo recently announced that he would close several more state prisons using provisions of a law that allows him to bypass the legislature. It’s part of a pattern of government consolidation that the governor has been quietly pursuing since he took office.

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Transportation Nation

The Senator Will See You Now: MTA Nominee Going to Albany

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

As New York's legislative session draws to a close, there's one piece of unfinished business bugging transit watchers: the nagging lack of a confirmation hearing for the new head of Metropolitan Transportation Authority. But that could be changing.

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Gov. Cuomo's Women's Equality Agenda Faces Uphill Battle

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Governor Cuomo released his long-awaited women's equality bill Tuesday. The bill, which includes an abortion rights provision, is a key part of Cuomo’s agenda, but he said he can’t guarantee the legislature will pass it. 

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Albany Leaders Reluctantly Open to Lever Voting

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver aren't ruling out a plan to bring back the lever voting machines for the September New York City elections, since the Board of Elections says the new scanners can't accommodate a run-off within two weeks of a primary.

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Cuomo Seeks Help from Local Gov't Leaders to Pass Tax-Free Zone Plan

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Governor Cuomo asked local government leaders from around upstate New York to help him convince the legislature to approve his tax free zone plan.

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Republican Leader: Governor Cuomo's Abortion Bill Not Coming to the Floor

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

A key component of Governor Cuomo's 20-13 agenda appears in jeopardy. The governor said Wednesday he does not have enough votes in the state senate to bring an abortion bill he has championed to the floor.

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Con Ed Execs Return Bonuses

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Consolidated Edison executives are returning $614,400 in bonuses they got apiece for leading the utility during a tumultuous 2012 that including Sandy when Lower Manhattan was plunged into darkness for days.

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes More Anti-Corruption Laws

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has rolled out the second portion of his anti-corruption agenda. 

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The Ways of Albany: Deals Behind Closed Doors, Votes in the Dark of Night

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The New York State Senate finished up voting on the state budget in a middle-of-the-night session that ended at 4:30 AM Wednesday. It's part of a long standing Albany tradition of closed door negotiations and overnight voting on budgets and other issues.

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