The U.S. Senate plans to use procedural maneuvers to technically stay in session even when senators eventually go home for the Labor Day recess. Their intent is to prevent President Donald Trump from making any unwelcome recess appointments while they are away.
The former EPA regional administrator under President Barack Obama said scientists who leaked the report about further evidence of climate change to The New York Times should be commended as“whistleblowers.”
ALBANY (WSKG) A new poll finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s popularity has dipped to a near record low, and the reason could be dissatisfaction in New York City over the governor’s handling of the mass transit system.
ALBANY (WSKG) - While a new poll finds New Yorkers would like Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be a “national leader” challenging the policies of President Donald Trump’s administration, Cuomo seldom actually mentions the president by name.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ended his six-city State of the State tour, speaking for nine hours total, according to his estimates, and traveling over 1,200 miles — with one emergency helicopter landing thrown in for good measure.
Governor Cuomo is trying to convince New York lawmakers to return to the Capitol before the end of the year to hold a special session. The governor is seeking some reforms, including changes to the state’s procurement process for contracts, saying he wants a “tighter system.”
A former Cuomo administration official is among those named in a criminal complaint by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara that alleges kickback and bribery schemes carried out over several years. Many of those illegal acts, the complaint alleges, involve the governor’s much-touted upstate economic development programs, including the Buffalo Billion.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s health commissioner faced an intense grilling from lawmakers Wednesday at a joint hearing. The hearings was to explore how the administration handled water contamination in the eastern New York village of Hoosick Falls.
Governor Cuomo is making the rounds at the Democratic National Convention, speaking to LGBT and pro-Israel gatherings, as well as the homeless prevention group known as HELP that Cuomo founded 30 years ago.
Governor Cuomo recently signed into law a legislative package aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic in New York state. The laws passed will help remove some of the barriers that can prevent those in need from getting help, and will ramp up prevention efforts by limiting the number of days a doctor can prescribe opioids and expand community education efforts.