Andrew Cuomo

Smoke is seen rising following a report of an explosion at the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. (credit: @GustavusHimself/Twitter)

Transformer Catches Fire At Indian Point, But Public Not In Danger

A transformer explosion at the Indian Point Energy Center on Saturday sent a cloud of black smoke into the scare, but no one was ever in danger, officials said.

05/09/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Bypass Legislature In Bid To Raise Minimum Wage

Cuomo says he will direct the state labor commissioner to examine the minimum wage in the fast-food industry.

05/07/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

New York Legislators To Push For Criminal Justice Reforms

Two dozen black and Hispanic state legislators promised Wednesday to press for New York criminal justice reforms, citing recent police killings of unarmed young men in the U.S.

04/29/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He’s Interested In Possible Third Term

Andrew Cuomo says he wants to serve as New York’s governor for “as long as the people will have me.”

04/27/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks through Old Havana in Havana, Cuba, on April 20, 2015. (Credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Gov. Cuomo’s Trade Trip To Cuba Results In 2 Business Deals

Cuomo took a tour of a new nearly $10 million deep water Port of Mariel, which could be just the ticket for New York businesses to get their goods to Cuba and the rest of Latin America.

04/21/2015

FILE -- A past World AIDS Day March in New York City (credit: Getty Images)

NY Blueprint Lists Steps To End AIDS Scourge

The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed by a task force of 63 stakeholders, would expand steps that have already reduced deaths and newly diagnosed infections statewide to fractions of what they once were.

04/21/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposes a $1.66 billion property tax credit program while speaking at at Hofstra University on Long Island on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cuomo To Become First US Governor To Visit Cuba In Decades

The formal state visit Monday and Tuesday is meant to foster greater ties between New York and Cuba.

04/19/2015

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

New York Approves Use Of Heroin-Overdose Antidote At Schools

As part of the new state budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature approved the use of the medicine, also known as naloxone, that reverses the effects of an overdose.

04/09/2015

Councilman Jumaane Williams speaks at a rally calling for increasing the minimum wage and making more affordable housing available to shelter residents. (credit: VOCAL-NY/Twitter)

Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End Crisis

Advocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting “Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!”

04/07/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rebranding Of Cuomo Campaign Committee Fuels Speculation He’ll Seek Third Term

New York Board of Elections records show Cuomo’s campaign committee has changed its name to “Andrew Cuomo 2018.”

04/06/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Bans Nonessential State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

The Democratic governor announced the ban Tuesday, saying it shows the state stands by “our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues.”

03/31/2015

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Transit Advocate: Cuomo Must Step Up, Help MTA Financially

Without that money, MTA chief Tom Prendergast says the agency needs to better manage overcrowding.

03/25/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Concerned About Corruption

Voters diapproved, 54 percent to 35 percent, of the way Cuomo is handling ethics in government, the poll found.

03/19/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie outline an agreement on reforms to New York's ethics laws and rules March 18, 2015, at the Red Room in the state Capitol. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Cuomo, Heastie Announce Ethics Reform Deal

The measure announced Wednesday would also require lawmakers to disclose all outside income over $1,000.

03/18/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Pay Respects To Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday begins a two-day public visitation for Egan. A man admired by many, the faithful are expected to pay their respects by the thousands.

03/09/2015

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