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Cuomo OKs More Speed Cameras Near NYC, Long Island Schools

More than 200 new speed cameras are authorized for school zones in New York City and Long Island under legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

06/25/2014

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Cuomo Signs New York Heroin Legislation Into Law

The measures include provisions requiring insurance companies to consistently cover treatment for addiction, funding for public awareness of drug use and funding for more New York state troopers to investigate heroin trafficking.

06/23/2014

Andrew Cuomo and Rep. Charles Rangel appear together in 2010. (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Endorses Rep. Charles Rangel In Congressional Primary

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is officially in Rep. Charles Rangel’s corner in the longtime Harlem congressman’s bid for a 23rd term.

06/22/2014

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New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana

The New York Senate has voted to legalize marijuana to alleviate pain and other symptoms for some severely ill patients.

06/20/2014

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NY Lawmakers Reach Deal On Medical Marijuana

The Compassionate Care Act negotiated by Cuomo and lawmakers doesn’t allow the drug to be sold in plant form or smoked — one of Cuomo’s key demands.

06/19/2014

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care Act

The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.

06/18/2014

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New York Lawmakers, Gov. Cuomo Announce New Plan To Combat Heroin Use

Just one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.

06/18/2014

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Gov. Cuomo Rejects Revamped Medical Marijuana Bill

Cuomo said the changes to the so-called Compassionate Care Act don’t include a ban on smoking the drug and requiring the program to be evaluated in five years.

06/17/2014

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Siena College Poll Shows Cuomo Has Big Lead Over Astorino In Race For NY Governor

A poll of New York voters shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo leading little-known Republican Rob Astorino by a large margin in the race for governor.

06/16/2014

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Sponsor Hopes For Agreement On Medical Marijuana Bill In New York

The bill’s sponsor said talks between between the governor’s office, Senate and Assembly have started and and her goal is an agreement within days.

06/12/2014

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NY Lawmakers Begin Negotiations Over Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently said he’s open to the so-called “Compassionate Care Act,” but has reservations about the drug being exploited.

06/12/2014

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New York To Add 100 Investigators To Narcotics Unit To Combat Heroin Epidemic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is adding 100 investigators to the state police narcotics unit to combat the rise of heroin use. The additional 100 members would double the size of the Narcotics Enforcement Team.

06/11/2014

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Report: State Appointing Fiscal Monitor For East Ramapo Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for the creation of the position and recommended Albany attorney Hank Greenberg.

06/10/2014

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Cuomo Says He’ll Approve Medical Marijuana With Proper Regulation

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he will sign medical marijuana legislation into law as long as the measure “makes sense.”

06/09/2014

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As NY Legislative Session Winds Down, Minimum Wage, Medical Marijuana Among Unresolved Issues

With attention turning to the fall elections, New York legislators may end their session without voting on a minimum wage increase, medical marijuana, public campaign financing or other high-profile issues.

06/08/2014

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