Governor Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo after voting in the 2014 Democratic primary. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Unveils Regulations Providing Medicaid Coverage For Gender Reassignment Surgery

Under the proposal, gender reassignment surgery will be available for people who are a minimum age of 18 or 21, depending on circumstances, and will require a referral from a doctor.

13 hours ago

FILE -- Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (Credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara: My Office Will Investigate Public Corruption

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says he’s taking over the anti-corruption work that a commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo aborted when it was suddenly disbanded in April.

07/24/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Says Christie Won’t Back Him Due To Bridgegate

Two gubernatorial candidates from two different parties are joining forces to take on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.

07/22/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Shootings At Kansas Jewish Center, Retirement Community Prompt Increased Security Around New York

Authorities say three people died in a shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community, and two were shot at but not injured.

04/13/2014

Speed camera (file/credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Speed Cameras Near Long Island Schools

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants speed monitoring cameras installed in school zones on Long Island.

02/22/2014

A child holds an umbrella as she walks to school during a snowstorm on Feb. 13, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Parents, Teachers Criticize Decision To Keep Schools Open In Near White-Out Conditions

The backlash continued on Saturday morning, as parents and teachers criticized the mayor’s decision not to close schools during this week’s snow storm.

02/15/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
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Fans Boo Governor Christie At Super Bowl Event

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted with a scattering of boos and some cheers during a visit to a Super Bowl ceremony in New York City on Saturday.

02/01/2014

Workers help construct 'Super Bowl Boulevard,' which runs through Times Square and down Broadway, on January 28, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Officials Hand-Off Hosting Responsibilities As Super Bowl Sunday Approaches

Saturday, is the last day before the big game and the last full day of festivities in Times Square.

02/01/2014

Dennis Kane stands above the charred remains of his destroyed home in the hard hit Breezy Point neighborhood on December 7, 2012. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Program Aimed At Preparing New Yorkers For Natural Disasters

Between snowstorms, Superstorm Sandy, and severe thunderstorms New Yorkers have seen their share of bad weather.

02/01/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo To Announce New Stance On Medical Marijuana This Week

The announcement is expected to be made in his State of the State address later this week, it has caught some people off guard and has some, including supporters of medical marijuana, worried.

01/06/2014

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Gov. Cuomo: Gas Reserve Could Prevent Shortages During Emergencies

The reserve will use capacity owned by Northville Industries on Long Island. Cuomo says gasoline from the reserve will be released as needed to meet fuel needs while the industry recovers from an operations disruption, like Sandy.

10/26/2013

Activists rallied against fracking on land and on the water outside of Chelsea Piers on Saturday. (Credit CBS 2)

Activists Rally Against ‘Hydro Fracking’ Outside Of Chelsea Piers

A method of pulling natural gas from deep underground has faced increased scrutiny in New York State.

10/19/2013

Long Island Power Authority Substation - Riverhead, NY - Jul 31, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs LIPA Reform Bill, Promises ‘Competent’ New Utility

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a major LIPA reform bill Monday morning that will do away with the beleaguered utility. He made it official at a signing ceremony in Uniondale.

07/29/2013

People walk on a beach damaged by Superstorm Sandy on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: $5.9M To Restore Sandy-Damaged S.I. Beaches

Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.

05/06/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge

Series Of Public Hearings For New Tappan Zee Bridge Project

Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered dozens of public hearings to make sure all questions about a new Tappan Zee bridge are answered.

08/09/2012

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