Middle Class Tax Cuts, Aid For Poor Schools And More: Gov. Cuomo Unveils 100 Day Priorities At State Of The State Budget AddressFrom tax cuts to legalizing marijuana, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday unveiled a muscular something-for-everyone agenda designed to make him the strong man in New York state.
Gov. Cuomo Includes Limo Safety Reform In Budget PlanNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has included safety reforms for limousines in his state budget proposal in response to the October crash of a stretch limo that killed 20 people in an upstate town.
MTA Board Meeting To Discuss Plan That Would Put Brakes On L Train ShutdownThe meeting is a chance for the board and the public to hear more about the proposal, which engineers claim would avert the 15-month closure.
What's Old Is New: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Bid For Control Of The MTA Echoes His Father's Attempt To Do The SameGov. Andrew Cuomo's demand to reorganize the MTA to give him a clear majority of appointees was first broached more than 35 years ago by his father, Mario.
Cuomo To Propose Ban On Plastic Bags In Upcoming BudgetCuomo said the budget, which is set to be released Tuesday, will also include a proposal to make most non-alcoholic bottles eligible for a 5-cent redemption.
New York State Lawmakers Expected To Approve Major Voting ReformsNew York State lawmakers are expected to approve some major voting reforms Monday. The changes are meant to make it easier for voters to cast their ballots and drive up voter turnout.
Gov. Cuomo Makes It Clear: He Wants Total Control Of MTAGov. Andrew Cuomo has upped the ante on fixing the city's dysfunctional mass transit system, saying it must be reorganized and that he should have total control.
MTA To Hold Emergency Meeting Over Cuomo's L Train BombshellMTA officials say a board meeting will be held on Jan. 15 at noon to go over alternative plans brought forth by the governor.