State of the State
New York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.
Gov. Chris Christie used his annual State of the State address to try to sell himself to a national audience as he prepares for a potential presidential run.
The governor said he will not let the situation overshadow the bipartisan accomplishments of his first term or stand in the way of achieving new ones.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.
The governor admitted he’s a gun owner himself and said he doesn’t want to stop hunters and others from owning weapons, but Cuomo tried to shame the Legislature into action with a passionate speech on gun violence.
Conn. Gov Dan Malloy got emotional Wednesday as he spoke about the teachers and a therapist who sacrificed their lives to protect students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
Christie called Sandy “an act of God that delivered a natural, human, and financial disaster” but said “Make no mistake. New Jersey’s spirit has never been stronger. Our resolve never more firm. Our unity never more obvious.”
Since George Washington delivered the first State of the Union in New York on this day in 1790, it has been the tradition of executive leaders to report on the condition of the nation and state at the beginning of the legislative year…
New Jersey Democratic state senate leaders gathered in Trenton ahead of Tuesday’s State of the State address from Gov. Chris Christie.
The proposed cuts could begin in January 2013 and be phased in over three years. The governor says the new rates will make New Jersey more competitive and lift the burden on small businesses.
Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.
A new poll shows New Yorkers still strongly support Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but not all of his ideas for his second year in office.
The move would not only create the world’s largest convention center hotel, but generate jobs and expand gambling.
The station, launched 40 years ago by lawmakers who felt neglected by Philadelphia and New York television news, was closed Thursday by politicians, including Gov. Chris Christie, who believe the state has no business in the broadcasting business.