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Are you ready to raft? I said, ARE YOU READY TO RAFT? Sorry. Anyway, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office has just now announced details of this year’s Adirondack Challenge, a daylong event to be held this Sunday to promote Adirondack tourism. You...
It’s a tradition for politicians to bet amongst themselves on the outcomes of local sports events; it generates publicity and goodwill, and if you’re a politician that’s never a bad thing. Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced another...
It’s time again for New York’s regions to start getting their proposals ready in order to compete for a pot of economic development money from the state through the Regional Economic Development Council program. As you may know, the...
With more New York state residents getting measles than they have since 1996, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to vaccinate. In a press release Friday, Gov. Cuomo said “measles is serious, highly contagious disease that is not just...
In the last month alone, Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued no fewer than 11 press releases about agriculture in New York State. There was a 72% increase in the number of farm-based alcohol licenses, to produce and sell beer, liquor, cider, and wine....
News stories tagged with "cuomo"
They deserve human dignity. They deserve to be treated fairly.
by Marie Cusick
Albany, NY, May 08, 2012 — Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday announced a major reform package aimed at ending the abuse and neglect of people with disabilities in state care. Marie Cusick reports from Albany. Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 07, 2012 — On May 15th, voters across New York will go to the polls to consider school district budgets. For the first time, schools will be under the constraint of a property tax cap, and school leaders say they've had to make "sacrifices" to live within those limits. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has more. Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 04, 2012 — Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed his second blue ribbon panel of the week- this time to oversee infrastructure and capital projects including road and bridge repairs for the state. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
by Marie Cusick
Albany, NY, May 04, 2012 — Governor Cuomo announced the formation of a new task force yesterday to oversee infrastructure projects. As the Innovation Trail's Marie Cusick reports, he also announced that more money will go to the state's regional economic development councils. Go to full article
[It] is not clear that the cost of these...economic development activities equate to the benefits.
by Ryan Delaney
Albany, NY, May 03, 2012 — State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office is out with its annual review of industrial development agencies. As the Innovation Trail's Ryan Delaney reports, the comptroller found little linkage between job creation and tax breaks. Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 03, 2012 — Anti fracking groups presented Governor Cuomo with 200,000 signatures asking for a ban on the gas drilling process in New York, and a State Senator predicts the opposition will have an effect on the governor. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has more: Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 02, 2012 — Democrats and Republicans in the State Senate are engaged in some good old-fashioned partisan squabbling over reform of the state's campaign finance system. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has more: Go to full article
Albany, NY, May 01, 2012 — Governor Cuomo named a blue ribbon commission to look at the problems facing education in New York, instructing them to come back with an "action plan" not a "theoretical document." Go to full article
Albany, NY, Apr 30, 2012 — Earth Day came and went in New York without too much discussion of what many environmentalists believe to be the biggest issue facing the state, when and where the gas drilling process known as hydrofracking will occur. Karen DeWitt has an update. Go to full article