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Cuomo's Signature Ethics Plan Isn't Exciting Anyone

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
The new state budget will require legislators with outside jobs to report all sources of income over $1,000, but AG Eric Schniederman says lawmakers shouldn't have any outside work.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Cuomo Administration Purges Employee Inboxes

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Cuomo administration has a new policy to delete state employees' emails after 90 days. Capital New York's Jimmy Vielkind and NYS Assemblymember Daniel O'Donnell discuss the policy.

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WNYC News

Astorino Calls for a Ban on Flights from West Africa

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Republican gubernatorial candidate said that there aren't enough safeguards in place.

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WNYC News

Teachout Campaign Gets a Boost From Anti-corruption Activist

Friday, August 15, 2014

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig said it's important to support a candidate who has spoken out in support of campaign reform.

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WNYC News

Judge Tosses Cuomo Campaign Lawsuit Against Teachout

Monday, August 11, 2014

Now that Teachout has won her New York residency case, she said she wants to debate Gov. Cuomo on education and fracking. 

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WNYC News

Cuomo Defends Using Campaign Funds to Cover Attorney Fees

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

WNYC

Governor says he could even use taxpayer funds to defend his office in Moreland probe.

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WNYC News

Cuomo's Top Donors Have Deep Pockets

Friday, January 17, 2014

A government watchdog organization says 80 percent of Governor Andrew Cuomo's $33.3 million campaign war chest comes from donors who have each given a total of $10,000 or more.

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WNYC News

Judge to Rule on Casino Amendment Challenge

Friday, October 11, 2013

A State Supreme court judge heard arguments Friday on whether the Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment that critics say improperly advocates for the measure’s passage.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Public or Private LIPA

Friday, March 01, 2013

WNYC investigative reporter Robert Lewis talks about efforts to restructure the Long Island Power Authority after Sandy and his reporting on who gains from privatization.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Opposing NY's New Gun Laws

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Thomas King, president of the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, the official NRA-affiliated State Association in New York, talks about the group's response to Gov. Cuomo's new gun laws, NY-SAFE, including filing a notice of legal claim against it.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Cuomo's Budget Plans

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Governor Cuomo unveiled his 2013 budget yesterday, with a call for increased minimum wage, higher gambling revenue, and cuts to various programs. Albany Times-Union capitol bureau chief Casey Seiler discusses the proposals.

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WNYC News

Will There Be Fracking by February?

Sunday, December 09, 2012

The Cuomo administration could be headed toward approval of hydraulic fracturing in New York by the end of February, when a 90-day extension on a rule making process ends.

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WNYC News

Anti-Frackers Say NY's Health Review Process "Surreal"

Monday, December 03, 2012

A coalition of environmentalists and elected officials called on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s health and environmental agencies to provide more information on a health review on hydrofracking that they say has been shrouded in secrecy.

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WNYC News

New York's Delay on Fracking Decision Surprises Few

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A legal expert says that the Cuomo administration’s decision to delay a decision on whether to allow hydraulic fracturing in New York for another 90-days makes sense.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Albany and City Hall Roundup: Arrests, Livery Cabs, Casinos, Soda

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang and Capital New York political reporter Azi Paybarah discuss the Cuomo administration's decision to put pressure on the NYPD stop and frisk policy; the collapse of the Queens casino deal; livery cab bill latest; and the fallout from Mayor Bloomberg's war on big soda.

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WNYC News

Mayor Welcomes $29M Hunts Point Grant

Friday, December 09, 2011

The $29 million boost to the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx that is being funded by state economic development dollars is welcome news to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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WNYC News

Cuomo, State Workers Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Monday, October 17, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the union representing state workers have reached a tentative agreement that could avoid nearly 3,500 layoffs.

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WNYC News

NY Union Floats New Idea to Avoid Layoffs

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Two days after one of the state’s two major worker unions rejected a contract, the Public Employees Federation President says he has “new ideas” for a contract settlement, and is anxious to meet with Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss options to avert the 3,500 lay offs ordered by the governor.

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WNYC News

Task Force Critical of Secure Communities Program

Saturday, September 17, 2011

A task force created to recommend improvements to a federal immigration program presented a critical report this week, saying the program, Secure Communities, has had an "adverse impact" on community policing and caused confusion at the state and local level.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Says Tax Cap Will Not Hinder Irene Recovery

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo said the 2 percent property tax cap that became law this year will not put a damper on the recovery efforts of local governments after Tropical Storm Irene.

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