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Gov. Cuomo Stresses Emergency Preparedness With Citizen Corps Training

Thousands of New Yorkers are going above and beyond the call of duty to prepare themselves for natural and man-made disaster.

10/16/2014

The GE building is seen in the distance beyond a 363 panel solar energy roof at Rockefeller Center in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007. (Photo by Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Tax Break For Solar Panels In NYC Approved

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law to extend property tax breaks for installing electricity-generating solar panels on New York City buildings.

09/27/2014

Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton, De Blasio Reassure New Yorkers They’re Safe Following Alleged ISIS Subway Terror Plot

Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.

09/25/2014

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Cuomo Calls To Outlaw Transgender Discrimination

In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.

08/21/2014

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Poll: Many Voters Remain Unfamiliar With Gov. Cuomo’s Republican Challengers

A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York’s gubernatorial race.

08/20/2014

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Gubernatorial Hopeful Rob Astorino Offers To Debate Opponent Zephyr Teachout

Astorino, the Westchester County executive, took the unusual step of wading into the other party’s primary Wednesday, saying New York voters deserve to have a debate on the challenges facing the state.

08/20/2014

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New York Law Gives Veterans Tuition Break

A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday will give veterans in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities even if they wouldn’t otherwise qualify.

08/19/2014

Tony, a Siberian Tiger, sits in a renovated big cat grotto at the San Francisco Zoo February 21, 2008 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Zoo reopened its big cat grottos for public viewing almost two months after a man was fatally mauled by a Siberian tiger that escaped from its enclosure on Christmas day. Renovations to the enclosures included an extension of the concrete moat to 16 feet, 4 inches from the bottom, installation of glazing and fencing barrier, and installation of a hot wire electric fence. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Banning ‘Tiger Selfies’

A law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week prohibits contact between members of the public and big cats at traveling animal shows and fairs.

08/12/2014

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Marist Poll: Cuomo Apparently Hurt By Moreland Commission Meddling Allegations

Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration meddled with an anti-corruption commission may have reduced his lead over Republican Rob Astorino — but not enough to significantly alter the race, according to a poll.

08/05/2014

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

Gov Cuomo Wants New Eval System For NY Educators

Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.

01/16/2012

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Law Would Make Sexual Abuse Reporting Mandatory

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to introduce legislation that would require college and high school coaches to report possible child sex abuse to police.

12/14/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, talks with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver during a news conference in Albany on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Cuomo Urges Action On Jobs For Young Minorities

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pledged to combat high unemployment rates for young minorities throughout the state.

11/12/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Cuomo Requires Ethics Training For Top Officials

Training must begin by January 31 and must be completed with 60 days.

01/03/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Cuomo Turns To Emergency Fiscal Plan, Tax Cap

With the inaugural parties over, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in his Albany office working on an emergency plan to reduce the size of government.

01/02/2011