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  • Andrew Cuomo again defends handling of corruption probe

    FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Long Island on Wednesday to promise help for homeowners after Superstorm Sandy and ended up dealing with a tempest of a different kind: allegations that his office meddled with an anti-corruption commission. The Democrat again...

  • Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly. Right now it's expected to take 18 months for the state to get the medical marijuana program up and running. Many...

  • Strict anti-gun laws are costing blue states gunmakers' business

    Beretta USA announced last week that it will relocate from Maryland to Tennessee, explaining that stringent gun laws supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley would make it nearly impossible for the company to manufacture or sell many of its products in the Old Line State.

  • In NY race, niche issues become political parties

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot line created by Republicans to highlight New York's heavy tax load helped relatively unknown Republican state Sen. George Pataki upset...

  • Gov. Cuomo signs kindergarten legislation

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation allowing the school boards in Buffalo and Utica to require kindergarten attendance of children beginning at five years old. Current state law does not require school attendance until age six. The requirement does not apply to...

  • Vermont's Shumlin, Cuomo tie in NY rafting race

    INDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — The governors of New York and Vermont had a trash-talking splash fight before paddling the bucking waves of the Indian River as part of the second annual tourism-promoting Adirondack Challenge on Sunday. At a late afternoon awards banquet at Gore Mountain Ski Center in...

  • Strike threat plays to Cuomo's image as pragmatist

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's work to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter rail system won praise from commuters and political observers alike — while playing nicely into his aggressively cultivated image as a pragmatist skilled at managing chaos. The Democratic...

  • Cuomo: Rail strike would hold commuters 'hostage'

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After days of avoiding the fray, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly waded into a labor dispute Wednesday that threatens to bring the nation's largest commuter railroad to a standstill. Cuomo said a strike on the Long Island Rail Road would be "highly disruptive" to nearly...

  • Immigration reform moves to states; New York eyes citizenship after 3 years of taxes

    The frustration with Washington's inaction on any type of immigration reform has forced proponents to shift their attention to states such as New York where a new plan was offered Monday to grant citizenship and voting rights after an illegal immigrant pays three years of taxes. The...



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