Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is officially in Rep. Charles Rangel’s corner in the longtime Harlem congressman’s bid for a 23rd term.
The New York Senate has voted to legalize marijuana to alleviate pain and other symptoms for some severely ill patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently said he’s open to the so-called “Compassionate Care Act,” but has reservations about the drug being exploited.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for the creation of the position and recommended Albany attorney Hank Greenberg.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he will sign medical marijuana legislation into law as long as the measure “makes sense.”
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.