Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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Wage Board Suggests $7.50 Wage For Tipped Workers In NY

Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday

01/30/2015

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Teachers’ Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter Schools

The head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.

01/29/2015

CBS2's Lonnie Quinn explains how a shift of 50 miles to the east changed the outcome of the Blizzard of 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn: Move Of 50 Miles Made Difference Between Paralyzing Blizzard And Mild Snowstorm

The Blizzard of 2015 turned out only to be a minor snowstorm for the boroughs of New York City and any other areas only because the storm system shifted 50 miles off its forecast path.

01/27/2015

Gov. Cuomo gives update on blizzard, declares state of emergency (CBS2)

NYC, Long Island, NJ, Connecticut All Ban Street Traffic As Blizzard Pounds Area

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Monday from Sullivan and Ulster counties down south.

01/26/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers update on Jan. 26, 2015 snowstorm (credit: CBS2)

New York City Subways Shut Down; Travel Ban In Effect On Local, State Roads

As a potentially historic blizzard swept the Tri-State Area Monday, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday afternoon that the entire New York City subway system and other MTA transportation will shut down at 11 p.m., and roads in 13 counties will be shut down to all but emergency vehicles.

01/26/2015

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VIDEOS: Governors, Officials Update On Blizzard Preparations

Officials have been trying to get the word out to the public about the upcoming storm.

01/26/2015

FILE -- Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (Credit: Getty Images)

Bharara Lambasts ‘Three Men In A Room’ Culture In Albany, Says Voters Must Demand Change

One day after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested on corruption charges, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says now is the time for New Yorkers to demand more from politicians.

01/23/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget Plan

New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.

01/21/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo previews his 2015 infrastructure and transportation agenda at a breakfast meeting of the Association for a Better at the New York Grand Hyatt. (credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

Cuomo Pitches AirTrain For LaGuardia Airport, Ambitious Transit Upgrades

Cuomo spoke Tuesday to the business group Association for a Better New York in Manhattan. He offered a preview of his annual State of the State address scheduled for Wednesday.

01/20/2015

Gov. Cuomo has proposed raising the minimum wage in New York and New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Raising Minimum Wage To $11.50 In New York City

It’s a two-part raise that would make the minimum wage in New York City $11.50 an hour — a full dollar more than the rest of the state.

01/18/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Political Experts Eyeing Possibilities In Special Election For Staten Island Congressional Seat

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is all but locked in his place on the Republican and Conservative party lines as any would-be competitors have stepped aside.

01/18/2015

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Gov. Cuomo Plans Trade Mission To Cuba Following Eased Travel Restrictions

Just a month after the federal government announced that travel restrictions would be eased, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning a trip to Cuba.

01/17/2015

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Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn To Join Cuomo Admin. As Special Adviser

Quinn will be a part-time staffer until mid-April, when she’s expected to wrap up her position as a resident fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

01/17/2015

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

Cuomo To Consider Changes To Grand Jury Transparency In Wake Of Garner Case

Following the Eric Garner case, there has been a call for the release of secret grand jury minutes.

01/14/2015

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Supporters Of Minimum Wage Hike Ask Gov. Cuomo To Overrule Panel

Supporters of a pay increase for restaurant servers want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to overrule a state board opposed to giving tipped workers the standard minimum wage.

01/09/2015

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