State of the State

[Update with pics] Cuomo wants convention center, table gaming for Aqueduct Racino
[Update with pics] Cuomo wants convention center, table gaming for Aqueduct Racino
News Steve Mosco 1/06/2012 at 9:10AM

There were two major points in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech that everyone saw coming, both of which have a lot to do with Queens. During his speech on Wednesday, January 4, the governor formally introduced the idea of legalizing full table gaming in New York State, which would mean big news [...]

Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’
Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’
News Jay Lane 1/05/2012 at 9:34AM

Figoski’s ‘murderer’ says he never set out to ‘kill a cop’ The thug accused of gunning down Officer Peter Figoski last month during a botched Brooklyn robbery told detectives after his arrest he was “sorry” and never set out to “kill a cop.” “I’m sorry for what I did,” Lamont Pride blurted out as the [...]

Cuomo delivers 2012 State of the State [Watch Video of Speech]
Cuomo delivers 2012 State of the State [Watch Video of Speech]
News Steve Mosco 1/04/2012 at 4:52PM

In his second State of the State speech since taking office, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he plans to straighten out the state’s fiscal problems while expanding job growth and strengthening education. In front of hundreds of lawmakers, policy leaders and other New Yorkers, the governor delivered his vision for 2012 – a vision that seeks [...]