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New York State To Ban Fracking

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in his state, officials announced Wednesday. "I will be bound...

Astorino Defeated In New York Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) fended off a challenge from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (R) and was re-elected to a second term as govern...

Cuomo Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was re-elected to a second term in office on Tuesday after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino. Cuomo was ...

Cuomo Re-Elected As Governor Of New York

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was re-elected to a second term in office on Tuesday after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino. Cuomo was ...

Andrew Cuomo Accuses Reporter Of Illegally Listening To Campaign Meeting

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

In his new memoir, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accuses a reporter of breaking New York law against eavesdropping after one of Cuomo's aides accidentall...

Inae Oh

No One Seems To Know Who's Challenging Andrew Cuomo Tomorrow | Inae Oh | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's key challenger in the New York state Democratic primary may have been on the campaign trail for weeks, but if a union rally for th...

Our Future: On the Chopping Block

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 06.04.2011 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

I stopped, for a moment, at the House Committee on Education and thought about the fate of young children and families. The closed doors looked ominous. These are tough times, indeed.

We Fight to Preserve Public Sector Pensions and an Honest Pact

Gregory Floyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gregory Floyd

We must not forget that what is good for workers is good for America. It's true -- having quality public servants does have a cost. But that cost is well worth what the public receives in return.

Cuomo's Astounding Approval Rating

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Unemployment remains high, New York faces a huge deficit and the next state budget could result in 10,000 workers being laid off. Somehow, that tran...

Cuomo's Budget Cuts Could Cost City $1 Billion

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget would slash city funding by $1 billion, according to those with knowledge of the proposed cuts. From the New York...

Cuomo Could Cut Up To 15,000 State Jobs

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering cutting as many as 15,000 state workers in an effort to shrink the state's $9 billion budget gap. The workforce re...

Cuomo Staffers Get Big Bonuses

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would cut the salaries of senior staff members, he dolled out five-figure bonuses from his campaign account. Fr...

Great News For Governor Cuomo: Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo is more popular now than at any time since he first declared he would run for governor. According to a Siena Research Institute poll, 70...

Can Cuomo Start Reform Alone?

Yahoo! Finance | Michael Virtanen, Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Reform advocates say New York Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo can start fixing state government without waiting for any legislative suppo...

Andrew Cuomo Has Secret 'Peace' Pow Wow With Shelly Silver

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo's gubernatorial campaign was all about cleaning up Albany. Therefore, the governor-elect is apparently trying to make nice with a man who...

Why Electing More Women Will Help Reform Albany

Bill Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Samuels

...laws made by men, under a government of men, interpreted by men and for the benefit of men." - Susan B. Anthony to Justice Ward Hunt, upon her sent...

Cuomo Won't Allow Medical Marijuana | By Lore Croghan and Glenn Blain | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Democrat Andrew Cuomo is not a fan of medical marijuana. Heading into the final week of his campaign for governor, Cuomo told reporters on Sunday tha...

Cuomo Pledges To Legalize Gay Marriage | By Celeste Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Our Kate Lucadamo is on scene at the Empire State Pride Agenda's Fall Dinner, where just a short time ago, Andrew Cuomo told attendees he wants to mak...

Andrew Cuomo -- the Next Purple Governor of New York?

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lanny Davis

Andrew Cuomo can prove by his election and service as New York's governor that it is possible to be both pro-business and progressive, anti-big government while setting priorities that help the poor and the middle class.

Carl Paladino Likes It Hot

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Paladino's angry-white-man-on-the-warpath schtick carried him to the GOP nomination and still resonates with many men and upstate voters. But his abysmal performance with women dooms him to defeat.

Andrew Cuomo, Rahm Emanuel and Democrats' 'Orwellian' Problem

Matthew Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Anderson

Andrew Cuomo be advised: Curb your angry dog and begin to assume that some of your constituents have a modicum of sense and savvy.

The Coronation of Andrew Cuomo

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The Daily News has already endorsed Andrew Cuomo for governor. The idea of declaring the election over before it starts is very appealing. But Cuomo does need an opponent to smoke him out on important issues.

Chuck Schumer Is New York's Fundraising Champion | By Michael Mcauliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - Andrew Cuomo may be on a record fund-raising pace, but he doesn't have the best-heeled campaign in New York. Chuck Schumer does. The D...

Cuomo Accepts Millions From Special Interests He Assails | SERGE F. KOVALESKI and GRIFFIN PALMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An analysis by The New York Times shows that of the estimated $7.1 million that the Cuomo campaign has received from political action committees, asso...

Cuomo For Governor: 62% Of Democrats Want Attorney General To Run For Governor | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A growing number of Democrats want Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to formally announce his election plans now - rather than continue to delay. A full ...