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News Analysis: These Bedfellows Are No Strangers

Friday, August 15, 2014

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From the very beginning, the self-described conservative Republican and the Democratic son of a liberal icon sounded an awful lot alike.

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Investigating Corruption in Cuomo's Corruption Investigation

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A New York Times investigation argues that Governor Cuomo's Moreland Commission came under political pressure to restrict its investigations into statewide corruption. New York Times Albany reporter Thomas Kaplan discusses the revelations and what Moreland set out to do to begin with. Then we talk to David Grandeau, New York's former top lobbying official and an early critic of the Moreland Commision.

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Transportation Nation

Tappan Zee Cost Reveals Cuomo Style

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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New York's governor is building a new Tappan Zee Bridge, funded by tolls. How much more will drivers have to pay? He's not as forthcoming about that bit. 

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Cuomo's Ethics Deal Faces Ethics Probe

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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The U.S. Attorney says his office will review open cases and see why Gov. Cuomo's ethics commission was shut down ion a budget deal.

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State Health Commissioner Stepping Down

Thursday, April 10, 2014

New York Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will step down in June to take an executive position with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan in California, the health department said late Wednesday.

Department spokesman Bill Schwarz said the move has been in the works for weeks. Dr. Howard Zucker, who is currently ...

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Subway Ad Controversy Resurfaces, This Time Salaciously

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

For the second time in two years, the MTA is taking a fresh look at its advertising standards. The move follows an objection from the Cuomo Administration to subway ads for breast augmentation.

The first controversy occurred in late 2012, when a so-called "issue ad" by a political group equated ...

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Cuomo 'Trying Actively' To Resolve Homeless Issue, After Telling City 'Next Year'

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WNYC

As the budget deadline looms, the governor is sounding a different tone as city and state officials try to agree on a plan.

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De Blasio Inches Towards Pre-K Compromise

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Says 'Alternative' Would Be OK, As Long As It Gets The Job Done

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Transportation Nation

New York Fines Peer Ride-Sharing Service

Monday, March 10, 2014

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New York's governor is cracking down on RelayRides, a peer-to-peer car sharing service that has become popular among younger, mostly urban residents.

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Transportation Nation

Gov Cuomo Supports New Metro-North Train Line Through Bronx

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

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Governor Cuomo used his State of the State speech on Wednesday to express support for an MTA plan to send Metro-North trains through neighborhoods in the East Bronx.

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WNYC News

Medical Pot, Spending Likely to Star in Cuomo's State of State Speech

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday will lay out a vision for the last year of his first term and is expected to push for state spending limits, propose new property tax relief and announce a surprise reversal on medical marijuana.

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Transportation Nation

After Controversial GWB Lane Closures, a Deeper Look at Port Authority Power

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

It collects the tolls you pay at many of the region's bridges and tunnels. It operates LaGuardia, JFK and Newark Airports, and it builds and maintains some of the biggest development projects around New York, including the World Trade Center. And yet few people really understand the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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WNYC News

Study: Tax Breaks Don't Lead to New Jobs

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Many corporations are given tax breaks by the state to spur hiring, but a new study reveals those breaks basically redistribute wealth upward...without actually increasing jobs.

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WNYC News

Governor Cuomo, in Full Disaster Mode, Seeks Press

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not Gov. Chris Christie. Cuomo does not regularly do national television interviews like "Meet the Press." He does not regularly out-wit reporters to a draw. He does not seek — and seek, and seek — the national glare. But there are exceptions: during disasters the magnitude of storms Sandy or Irene, and now Metro-North, he'll do things like pick up the phone and call Brian Lehrer.

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Cuomo's Job Performance Hits All time Low: Poll

Monday, November 18, 2013

Andrew Cuomo’s approval rating is the lowest it’s been since he’s been Governor of New York, according to a Siena College poll released Monday.

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WNYC News

Some Upstate Quality Time for Cuomo

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s name is frequently mentioned as a possible Presidential contender in 2016, that is, if former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton doesn’t run.

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'Breathtaking' Waste, Inefficiency at Long Island Power Authority: Report

Sunday, June 23, 2013

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A report commissioned by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo finds a "troubling" and "startling" pattern of paying out huge amounts to consultants, including a company, Navigant, that showed a "disturbing revolving door practice" with the long-criticized power company for Long Island.

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Clock Running Down on Cuomo's Agenda

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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In his State of the State address earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed he'd push through an aggressive agenda on women's rights, government reform and the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana. But with the clock running out on this year's session that is ending Friday, none ...

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Top GOP Senator Says Cuomo's Abortion Rights Provision Still a 'Non-Starter'

Sunday, June 09, 2013

A top Senate Republican says Governor Cuomo’s abortion rights provision in a women’s equalility bill stands little chance of passage in the chamber.

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Cuomo Offers Sandy Homeowners Less Money in Buyout Program

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Cuomo administration is telling homeowners to expect to get a lot less money if they want their Sandy-damaged properties to be bought out by the state.

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