Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Ramp Up Campaigning As Election Day Nears

Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino spent the day trying to encourage people to get out and vote.

11/02/2014

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) arrives with New York State governor Andrew Cuomo (L) at a campaign event to support Cuomo's reelection October 30, 2014 in New York City. Citizens go to the polls next Tuesday, November 4. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Stumps For Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Bill Clinton is throwing his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for re-election.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Looking For Ways To Urge Medical Workers To Go To West Africa

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he is looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola.

10/29/2014

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and Democratic opponent Domenic Recchia. (Credit: grimm.house.gov/Recchia for Congress)

Rep. Michael Grimm, Domenic Recchia Spar In Final Debate For House Seat

The candidates in a tight race to represent Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in the House of Representatives faced off in a final contentious debate Tuesday night, sparring over who would be more effective in Congress and not shying away from taking shots at each other.

10/28/2014

Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant (Credit CBS 2)

NYS To Fund Major Water, Sewage Projects On Long Island

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will spend nearly half a billion dollars on Long Island for water and sewage projects, including $383 million to help get homes in Suffolk County hooked up to sewers.

10/28/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Environmentalists Sue New York Over Tappan Zee Funding

Environmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it’s allowed to stand.

10/28/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In Maine

Nurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.

10/28/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Job Growth A Key Issue In NY Governor’s Race

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has more jobs than ever and that upstate New York is rebounding. Republican Rob Astorino talks about people fleeing to states with lower taxes and higher employment.

10/26/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Traveler Quarantined In NJ After Returning From West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.

10/25/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Gov. Cuomo Maintains Cash Advantage Over Astorino As Election Nears

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining his significant cash advantage over Republican challenger Rob Astorino as the gubernatorial race enters its final weeks.

10/25/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

The No. 1 train. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

MTA Says Subway System Is Safe To Ride After Some Raise Concerns About Ebola

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is assuring customers that the subway system is safe to ride after some straphangers became concerned after hearing that New York City’s first Ebola patient rode the subway several times before testing positive for the disease.

10/24/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer (credit: LinkedIn.com)

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A New York City doctor has tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming down with symptoms Thursday, sources said.

10/23/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Challenger Rob Astorino Hurl Accusations During Debate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Rob Astorino went mano a mano in what is likely the only debate of the 2014 race to rule New York state.

10/23/2014

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