Andrew Cuomo

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The New York State Senate met for the first time since two Democrats were successful in special elections held on Tuesday. Though the Senate now has 32 Democrats, the number required to form a majority, it was back to business as usual with the GOP in charge.

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Two of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s political opponents were at an Earth Day rally on climate change attended by hundreds at the State Capitol, where they said the governor’s energy policies are far from adequate.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave a speech at the annual meeting of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where he offered remedies to fix the nation’s Democratic Party.

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New York State plans to use recycled sections of the demolished Tappan Zee Bridge to build six new artificial reefs off Long Island's North Shore. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the initiative on Tuesday at Sunken Meadow State Park on Long Island.

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A new Siena College poll finds Governor Cuomo well ahead of his Democratic and Republican challengers for governor, but at his lowest rate of favorability among voters.

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