The question most concerned New Yorkers are asking is what Governor Andrew Cuomo did in connection with the now defunct Moreland Commission. The job, to my understanding, was to root out corruption on the state level. So why did the governor end the Moreland commission’s work? Added to that, what is the governor afraid of? […]
At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on. It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo let down New York’s schoolchildren by abandoning the education tax credit, even after he promised to pass it this session. The education tax credit provides an incentive to private citizens to make donations to public and independent schools and is widely supported by large majorities in both houses of the legislature, all […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2014-2015 Executive Budget address Tuesday, highlighting economic investments in education, including universal, full-day pre-k, while promising to deliver a fourth, consecutive on time budget.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State still has some a little buzzed. Cuomo mentioned he would launch a state medical marijuana program to help patients, and since then various organizations and supporters of cannabis have applauded the decision, but are calling for more information.
Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead for legalizing medical marijuana, while promoting tax relief measures and touting New York’s economic successes, in his last State of the State address before running for re-election. “In three years, [we] have reversed decades of decline,” the governor said, referring to the state’s transformation from a $10 billion deficit […]
As temperatures plummeted in New York on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a heated speech outlining plans to build a new weather detection system, seal subways from floods and deputize citizens as emergency responders in the ongoing fight against extreme weather.
After Sandy forced LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to close last year for three days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced $37.5 million in storm mitigation and resiliency projects to protect important infrastructure from future flooding. “Sandy forced us to reevaluate how we prepare for and respond to major natural disasters in New York,” said Cuomo. “The question […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down a Senate bill last week and instead demanded the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conduct a noise study and establish a community roundtable. The governor vetoed a two-state bill last Wednesday that would have required the authority to determine the effects of aircraft noise with a one-time […]