Government

NY pushing ahead with Obamacare
4:39 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Cuomo says implementation of Obamacare on track in New York

Credit AP file photo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says threats in Congress to defund Obamacare won’t have any effect on the federal Affordable Health Care Act going forward in New York. 

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School Security
6:32 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Conn. schools get $5 million to improve security

Credit AP

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive money to improve security as part of a state grant program. The $5 million grant came out of legislation passed after the Newtown school shooting.

  

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$1 billion for local start-ups
6:29 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

NY state pension funds are available for NY start-ups

NY Comptroller Tom DiNapoli
Credit NY Comptroller's Office

New York State's comptroller says he has money to invest in startup companies and entrepreneurs. The money is being invested through a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.

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Conn. Governor race
6:35 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Malloy responds to Foley's accusations

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaking at Oxford Airport
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday.  The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.

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NYC mayor race
6:03 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Cuomo endorses de Blasio for NYC mayor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, center, greets Democratic mayoral candidates Bill Thompson, right, after Thompson conceded the primary election to Bill deBlasio, left, on the steps of City Hall.
Credit AP Photo/Mark Lennihan

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is throwing his support  behind a candidate for New York City mayor race. He appeared at second place candidate Bill Thompson’s concession speech, and is endorsing the Democratic front runner, Bill deBlasio.

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