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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

Texting while driving (file/credit: CBS 2)

New York Initiating ‘Statewide Crackdown’ On Texting While Driving

Police in New York are embarking on a “statewide crackdown” on texting while driving.

04/10/2015

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

Governors Andrew Cuomo, Dan Malloy Lift State-Funded Travel Bans To Indiana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lifted a ban on some state-funded travel to Indiana, saying he believes changes made to an Indiana religious-objections law will keep it from being used to discriminate against gay people.

04/04/2015

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

Cuomo: State Budget Approved Wednesday Is ‘Most Pro-Teacher’ Ever

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday touted the contentious educational reforms he fought to include in the approved state budget as transformative.

04/01/2015

Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYSUT President Reportedly Urging Parents To Boycott Common Core Exams

A slate of education reforms were part of the state budget passed in Albany, New York, Tuesday night, but teachers are not happy with the results.

04/01/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

N.Y. State Budget Agreement Includes Education, Ethics Reforms; Eliminates Minimum Wage Hike

The New York state budget agreement struck Monday did not include a minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but it did include a new tax cut for luxury yachts.

03/30/2015

Teachers, parents and students gather outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office to protest his education reform plan. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo’s Education Reform Plan

The bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.

03/28/2015

Immigration activists participate in a protest announcing their intent to go on a hunger strike on March 25, 2015 in New York City. Approximately 50 people who would be effected by the proposed DREAM Act have pledged to participate in the hunger strike until the DREAM Act is included in the New York State budget, which is expected to be completed by Friday of this week. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Immigrant Students Begin Hunger Strike For NY Dream Act

About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college was not included in the state’s budget, some of the students said Wednesday.

03/25/2015

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

Cuomo: Legislative Ethics Reforms Must Be Part Of State Budget

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is sticking with a promise not to sign a state budget without legislative ethics reforms.

03/23/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (credit: Spencer Platt/Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Giuliani Pens Letter With Mayor De Blasio Seeking Continued Mayoral Control Over NYC’s Schools

The joint letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers calls for renewal of mayoral control without delay.

03/23/2015

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