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New York State Approves Charter/Time Warner Cable Transaction

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, Charter Communications, Inc. received approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) from the State of New York – bringing the close of the Charter transactions another step closer. This action by New York puts Charter’s […]

Cuomo Picks Janet DiFiore as State’s Top Judge

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who lives in Westchester, tapped the county’s district attorney and his former JCOPE executive chairwoman, Janet DiFiore to become chief judge of the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. If confirmed by the state Senate, she would […]

by · December 3, 2015 · Government, Law, News
CUOMO ISSUES ANTI-DISCRIMINATION EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING TRANSGENDER NEW YORKERS

CUOMO ISSUES ANTI-DISCRIMINATION EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING TRANSGENDER NEW YORKERS

First Executive in the Nation to Issue Statewide Regulations Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity, Transgender Status or Gender Dysphoria    Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo introduced regulations through the New York State Human Rights Law […]

by · October 26, 2015 · Government, LGBT Issues
New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that flags on all State government buildings be flown at half-staff in memory of New York City Police Officer Randolph Holder, who died last night after being shot […]

Photo Op-Ed: Cuomo To The Rescue

Photo Op-Ed: Cuomo To The Rescue

Cuomo: “We’re Taking Matters into Our Own Hands”  Gary Tilzer, Blogger at True News, @unitedNYblogs On Friday, Politico New York reported on the gulf between Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio over the recent Legionnaires disease outbreak in […]

by · August 8, 2015 · Photo Op Ed
Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: Cat-and-Mouse

Photo Op-ed: New York’s Cat-and-Mouse Game     State GOP Chairman Ed Cox likens the ongoing dispute between Governor Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to a cat-and-mouse game where, “Cuomo is like the cat playing with the mouse […]

by · August 6, 2015 · Photo Op Ed

Bronx Job Numbers Up

BRONX UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS AGAIN   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising new job numbers from the New York State Department of Labor, which show another drop in the borough’s unemployment rate and a significant increase in the county’s […]

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Governor Cuomo Set To Make Announcements In The Bronx

Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo is in the Bronx for a couple of events: At 11:00 AM Governor Cuomo Makes an Announcement at Hostos Community College located at 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY And at 7:00 PM Governor Cuomo Delivers Remarks […]

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Cuomo, Legislature Reach Agreement on Rent Laws, 421a But Not MMA

In an email to supporters, Governor Andrew Cuomo described his end-of-session agreement with legislative leaders that addresses many of the important issues facing New York. Cuomo referred to his bold vision for New York: “one that promised to expand opportunity, […]

Cuomo will get the power to preside at weddings

In a last, last minute development, Governor Andrew Cuomo has requested the power to marry people. People familiar with his push note that Cuomo has received several requests to solemnize gay weddings since 2011, when he signed a law legalizing […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Government, Law, LGBT Issues, News
MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCTION IN NEW YORK HITS 70-YEAR HIGH

MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCTION IN NEW YORK HITS 70-YEAR HIGH

State Retains Its Standing as Nation’s #2 Producer of Maple Syrup Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that maple syrup production in New York reached its highest level in 70 years, allowing the state to retain its standing as the second […]

Cuomo Disses GOP Senate Rent Regs Extension

Today, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement dismissing the State Senate Majority’s proposed eight years extension of the current NYC rent laws. He called the proposal unacceptable because the extension would hurt tenants. In a written statement, Cuomo said, […]

by · June 14, 2015 · Government, Housing

Santorum, Huckabee, Cuomo and Economic Populism

Reactionary-Progressive? Progressive-Reactionary? Santorum, Huckabee, Cuomo and Economic Populism by Richard Brodsky Democrats invented it. Republicans are adopting it. Win elections, the theory goes, by fiercely adopting the social issues dear to the base of your chosen party, while rejecting its […]

by · June 9, 2015 · Op Ed

Cuomo plans rent control rally – UPDATED

According a report in Capital New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning a rally in support of tougher rent regulations, with aides reaching out to officials about attending the event even as tenant groups question his commitment to the issue. […]

by · June 4, 2015 · Government, Housing

Gov Cuomo visits Greene Correctional Facility

Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured the disciplinary housing unit at Greene Correctional Facility in Coxsackie on Thursday morning accompanied by some personal staff including bodyguards, as well as Acting Corrections Commissioner Anthony Annucci and prison Superintendent Brandon Smith. He asked a […]

by · June 2, 2015 · News