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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo’s Anti-Corruption Panel Broadens Probe To Include Democrats

The panel confirmed Tuesday it has broadened its investigation to powerful Democrats after it was accused of focusing on Republicans and their allies.

10/15/2013

Statue of Liberty reopens

Statue Of Liberty Reopens, Ending Wait For Tourists

Lady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.

10/13/2013

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public on July 4, 2013 for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

State, Federal Officials Reach Deal To Reopen Statue Of Liberty

New York has 33 sites under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, including the statue and nearby Ellis Island. They’ve been shut since Oct. 1 because of the partial federal shutdown.

10/11/2013

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Lawyer: New York Casino Referendum Was Passed In Secret

The referendum was reworded to promise more jobs, tax cuts and aid for schools — all additions made to the initial version.

10/08/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Discusses Initiatives To Strip Corrupt Lawmakers Of Pensions

Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.

09/18/2013

A Hess Gas Station - Hicksville, NY - Dec 7, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Sides Pump Up Arguments Over Gas Station Overhangs

In January, an advisory board of government and fire officials recommended the overhead systems no longer be mandatory.

09/16/2013

Bill de Blasio (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Bill Thompson (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thompson Concedes NYC Dem Mayoral Primary, Endorses de Blasio

New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson said at a news conference Monday that he was proud to endorse Bill de Blasio as the Democratic nominee.

09/16/2013

People gather at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2013(Photo by Alejandra Villa-Pool/Getty Images)

Tributes, Moments Of Silence Mark 9/11 Anniversary

A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday marked when the first plane hit the twin towers on a clear, sunny day in 2001. Then, families of the victims started reading aloud the names of those who died.

09/11/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (C), rides with members of the Fire Department of New York motorcycle club on September 11, 2013. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Billy Joel Lead 9/11 Motorcyle Ride Down West Side Highway

The ride started at 7 a.m., leaving from West 43rd Street and heading down to the World Trade Center site where participants held a memorial and prayer service.

09/11/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Report: State Panel Findings Could Land LIPA Officials In Hot Water

The report detailed what it called “questionable billing and reimbursement practices” between LIPA and Chicago-based Navigant Consulting Inc.

06/22/2013

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

New York Senate Confirms Prendergast As MTA Chairman And CEO

Since January, Prendergast had served as the MTA interim executive director. He succeeded Joseph Lhota, a Republican who resigned from the position to run for mayor of New York City.

06/20/2013

A home in the Oakwood Beach section of Staten Island damaged by superstorm Sandy - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov Cuomo Offers New Yorkers Affected By Sandy Chance To Relocate As Weather Concerns Persist

Governor Andrew Cuomo has offered some New York residents who were affected by Sandy money to relocate.

04/27/2013

Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. (credit: Spencer Platt/
Getty Images News)

Report: Gas Drilling Safe Under Proposed Rules

An unreleased state report found potential health impacts from fracking are addressed in the Department of Environmental Conservation’s regulatory plan, making a separate health impact study unnecessary.

01/03/2013

Fans of the Buffalo Bills show their support for the defense against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Bills Renew Lease To Remain At Ralph Wilson Stadium

The Bills have reached a ten-year extension on their lease at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

12/21/2012

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