Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino insisted Monday he hasn’t yet decided if he’ll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
In an effort to combat speeding drivers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking lawmakers to approve requests from Nassau and Suffolk counties for a camera at each of the island’s 125 school districts.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan Friday. He says it will “dramatically improve” the power grid on Long Island. It suffered widespread and sometimes weeks-long outages after the October 2012 storm.
State officials on Thursday announced an agreement in which the State University of New York may pull out of the struggling Long Island College Hospital, but a new health care provider will take over.
Several state senators are attacking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to fund more college classes in New York prisons. One launched an online petition against it.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to provide college classes in New York prisons, saying a college degree will reduce the likelihood an inmate will return to a life of crime when released.
New York State has reached an agreement with federal officials for a waiver allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospitals and improve health care, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday evening.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
The primary focus of the mayor’s plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
State Education Commissioner John King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch say Tuesday they remain committed to Common Core. “We will not move away from our push for higher standards,” Tisch said.
In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile said they plan to introduce a resolution in the New York City Council that will call for a fair system of fares on both sides of New York City’s bridges.
Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on Staten Island Thursday afternoon to announce the new effective cost of the toll will drop to $5.50 for Staten Island residents in non-commercial vehicles.