Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo waves at labor leaders and union workers at a rally in Union Square on May 7, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo’s Approval Rating Hits New Low In Latest Quinnipiac Poll

A new Quinnipiac University poll has bad news for lawmakers in Albany and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

06/03/2015

Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon (Credit: Richard Drew- Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutor In Etan Patz Case To Run For Staten Island District Attorney

Joan Illuzzi-Orbon will face off against former Democratic candidate Michael McMahon.

06/01/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio Camps Trade Barbs Over Real Estate Tax Break

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are at odds over a real estate tax break for developers.

05/29/2015

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

Not Much Interest In Cuomo’s Meeting On Email Purging Policy

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo was planning a meeting for Friday to discuss public records and his administration’s policy of purging emails, but there might not be too many people there to discuss it.

05/21/2015

Low wage workers, many in the fast-food industry, join with supporters for a "die-in" in front of a McDonald's to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Wage Board To Begin Consideration Of Fast Food Wage Hike

New York’s minimum wage is currently $8.75 an hour, but workers are hoping to change that.

05/20/2015

Sandra Lee speaks on stage during the 2015 Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at Metropolitan Pavilion  on April 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works)

Sandra Lee, TV Chef & Gov. Cuomo’s Partner, Has Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee, Food Network star and longtime girlfriend of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has revealed she has breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy.

05/12/2015

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

Gov. Cuomo Launches ‘Enough Is Enough’ Campaign To Combat Campus Sex Assaults

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing state lawmakers to pass what he calls the toughest law in the nation when it comes to college campus sex assaults.

05/12/2015

Woman gets a manicure /file (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Creates Task Force To Conduct Nail Salon Probes

New York is cracking down on the nail salon industry following a report of widespread exploitation of workers.

05/11/2015

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

JetBlue To Begin Offering Charter Flight From JFK To Cuba In July

A new flight between New York City and Havana, Cuba will soon be offered – for the first time since travel restrictions were eased by the Obama administration.

05/05/2015

World AIDS Day

Gov. Cuomo Unveils Blueprint Aimed To Reduce Spread Of AIDS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the LGBT center on W. 13th Street Wednesday to unveil a blueprint that is intended to end the AIDS epidemic.

04/29/2015

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

Families Of People Killed By Police Meet With Cuomo, Call For Special Prosecutor

The relatives of eight people killed by police said Tuesday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to order a special prosecutor to investigate such deaths — if his legislative proposal fails to establish a special monitor to review similar cases.

04/28/2015

Gov. Cuomo gives speech to Association for a Better New York (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Gov. Cuomo: Federal Government To Approve $1B Loan To MTA

The governor also announced he’s reappointing Tom Prendergast as MTA chairman, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported.

04/24/2015

A Long Island teacher is suing the state over its evaluation system. (Credit: CBS2)

State Board Of Regents Chancellor Pushes To Extend Deadline For Teacher Evaluations

A top New York education official says the state’s deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.

04/23/2015

Governor Andrew M Cuomo is greeted as he arrives at Jose Marti International Airport. Governor Andrew M Cuomo, Legislative Leaders and Industry Representatives are spending two days in Cuba as part of a New York State Trade Mission. (Credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Meets With Top Officials In Cuba

Monday Marked Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first day on his official trip to Cuba, in which he became the first American governor to visit the island nation since the recent thaw in relations with the ruling communist regime.

04/20/2015

Synthetic marijuana (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana Use After Spike In Hospitalizations

Mayor Bill de Blasio said synthetic marijuana is a real problem.

04/18/2015

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