Albany, NY, Dec 02, 2011 — The gaps in the New York State budget are widening for the current year and the new fiscal year. Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers are considering a number of options, including a special session, and revamping of the state's tax code to bring more money into the state coffers. Karen DeWitt has more. Go to full article
Protesters outside Governor Andrew Cuomo's office Thursday. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Albany, NY, Nov 18, 2011 — Hundreds of Occupy movement members from around the state descended on the State Capitol Thursday, chanting and voicing their disagreement with Governor Cuomo's economic policies. From the capitol, Karen DeWitt has this report: Go to full article
Protester Elisia DeWisblair in the Capitol Thursday. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Albany, NY, Nov 17, 2011 — Hundreds of people gathered Thursday in Albany as part of the Occupy Albany protest. Buses from Buffalo, Rochester and other Occupy Wall Street encampments from around the state delivered the protesters to downtown Lafayette Park, where they began their march to the nearby state Capitol. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Oct 24, 2011 — Occupy Albany protesters gathered Friday in a park across from the State Capitol. Among the issues they spoke about was Governor Cuomo's stance against renewing a tax on millionaires. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Iím not going to go back and forth with the political winds.
Albany, NY, Oct 19, 2011 — Governor Cuomo is coming under increasing pressure to change his stance against renewing an income tax surcharge on the state's millionaires. A coalition in favor of continuing the tax has rebranded itself, and is gaining strength from the Occupy Wall Street movement. But Cuomo, so far, is not changing his mind. Go to full article