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State of emergency declared in New York over Coronavirus outbreak

On Saturday, March 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in New York after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Op-Ed: Cuomo vetoes NY State bill to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes

Andrew Cuomo, the New York Governor, vetoed a bill that would have legalized the use of electric scooters and bikes in the state. Cuomo cited a lack of a mandatory helmet and other safety measures as the reasons behind his veto.

NY Gov. Cuomo signs offshore drilling ban alongside Billy Joel

Wantagh - On April 29, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a NY offshore drilling ban alongside veteran singer-songwriter Billy Joel at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo axes plan to shut down the L Train

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that a new technique that has been used in Europe — but never in the US — is being studied by Cornell and Columbia engineers, who made the recommendation.

New York City's Second Avenue Subway opens, 100 years later

The ‘greatest New York project never built’ has finally opened to the public. After a century of waiting, the public can finally ride New York’s Second Avenue Subway.

Fight for $15: California, New York governors raise minimum wage

In an historic move to address the growing problem of income inequality, the governors of the two most influential states in America signed bills raising their respective minimum wages to as high as $15 in the coming years.

New York governor moves to end breast enhancement ads on subway

The state of New York's governor has taken aim at ads on New York City's subways that seek to drum up boob job business. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had Howard Glaser, his director of state operations, write the Metro Transit Authority about ceasing the ads.

Donald Trump for governor of New York in 2014?

New York - Famed real estate mogul Donald Trump is reportedly considering a bid to challenge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) in 2014.

Taxpayers to subsidize New York's minimum wage increase

New York - The state of New York’s Senate voted in favor of a $136 billion budget on Wednesday that includes a hike in the minimum wage over a three-year period and a $350 rebate to families with children.

New York, 3 other states declare state of emergency

Albany - New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has declared a state of emergency as Winter Storm Nemo makes its way northward along the east coast of the United States.

Op-Ed: The Impact of Sandy on US Presidential Politics

New York - The devastation, flooding, loss of power, blocked roads, from Hurricane Sandy creates what may well be a serious threat to voting on election day.

Future of fracking still uncertain in New York State

It appears the State of New York is likely to miss a deadline to establish hydraulic fracturing regulations, and if so, this will significantly delay a determination of whether or not the controversial fuel-extraction process will be allowed in the state.

Organization files lawsuit over New York's Marriage Equality Act

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom (NYCF) are challenging the legality of the state's same sex marriage legislation that was signed into law on June 24 and became effective last Sunday.

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner's seat to be filled Sept. 13

New York - Reports are surfacing that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will call a special election for September 13, which means no primary elections will determine the candidate. Local party chairmen will decide the special election's candidates.

New York State Assembly approves Marriage Equality Act

Albany - The New York State Assembly has passed the Marriage Equality Act, which will allow same-sex couples to marry their significant other in what is being called a historic move by the NY legislature.

Vatican Adviser: NY Governor Cuomo should be denied communion

Albany - A conservative Catholic blogger and advisor for the Vatican's high court says, in his opinion, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shouldn't be eligible to receive Holy Communion because he is living in sin with his food network star girlfriend Sandra Lee.

Op-Ed: Governor David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo in the city of gold

With his term coming to an end with the swearing in of Andrew Cuomo on New Year’s Eve out going New York State Governor David Paterson has much to be proud of in spite of the criticism.

Polls: Cuomo a Strong Favorite in New York Gubernatorial Race

Should the election take place today, current New York Governor David Paterson is in real trouble. Current polls show the Governor losing to both his main rivals for his job.

Health Insurance company Agrees to Update Data in US

According to a settlement with the attorney general, a prominent health insurance company has agreed to update their data related to fee. This overhauling of the data will assist in determining the difference and the level of underpayment, as reported.

Caroline Kennedy seen as favorite for Clinton's Senate seat

Kennedy's name and star power has emerged her to frontrunner status to replace Hillary Clinton for the U.S. Senate seat in the Empire State.

U.S. Drug Companies Merck and Schering-Plough Being Subpoenaed

Saturday brought an announcement that New York Attorney Andrew Cuomo has subpoenaed the two drug companies requesting information on their studies of the cholesterol drug Vytorin. The study claims that Vytorin works no better than the generic form.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs the $15 minimum wage bill into law in New York City on April 4, 2016 surrounded by progressive legislators and labor leaders.
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