Andrew Cuomo

Seth Wenig / AP

New York Governor Cuomo is offering his top attorneys to help defend detainees and their families affected by President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants, in the midst of second day of protests across the nation, including at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport.

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

More than a decade after the state’s highest court ordered New York lawmakers to spend billions of dollars more a year on schools, Governor Cuomo and his top aides are moving further away from ever fulfilling the order, say critics.   

Peter Dejong / AP

The Long Island Power Authority voted to approve the nation’s largest offshore wind farm, 30 miles southeast of Montauk Point.

Mike Groll / AP

The leader of the New York State Senate Republicans says he’s not happy with what he says is over $800 million in new taxes and fees tucked away in Governor Cuomo’s new state budget.

Hans Pennink / AP

One of the chief arguments over the state budget will be whether to renew an income tax surcharge on New York’s wealthiest, known as the millionaire’s tax.

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