Governor Andrew Cuomo

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Some environmental groups say Governor Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants. They say the cost will be passed on to ratepayers.

Mike Groll / AP

The scandal over Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs has led to more scrutiny of whether the projects are the best way to improve the state’s economy, and some watchdog groups are asking questions.

Mark Lennihan / AP

Governor Cuomo says much of the responsibility for the alleged corruption scandal touching his administration is on the State University, specifically SUNY Polytechnic Institute, which oversaw many of the contracts. But reform groups say the governor is not telling the whole story.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo is distancing himself from the corruption scandal within his administration, and placing the blame on others, but some say Cuomo might be better off making some changes instead.

Mike Groll / AP

A former Cuomo Administration official is among those named in a criminal complaint by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, accused of carrying out kickback and bribery schemes over a period of several years. Many of those illegal acts, the complaint alleges, involve the governor’s much touted Upstate economic development programs, including the Buffalo Billion.

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