Governor Andrew Cuomo

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Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner faced an intense grilling from lawmakers at a joint hearing on how the administration handled water contamination in the eastern New York village of Hoosick Falls.

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An ethics reform measure approved by the New York legislature at the end of the legislative session still hasn’t been signed by Governor Cuomo. And some good government groups say it shouldn’t.

During a year where both former leaders of the legislature were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for corruption, after they abused their sources of outside income, Governor Cuomo said he’d seek to strictly limit lawmakers’ ability to earn extra pay.

Kevin Coughlin / Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo has not been getting along with other Democrats in the state this summer.

For some time, Cuomo has appeared to have a feud with the Democratic mayor of New York City, but in recent weeks, the governor has directed scathing comments toward state Assembly Democrats.

Cuomo’s ongoing feud with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been well publicized, on topics ranging from charter schools to homeless policy. De Blasio said at one point that he felt Cuomo had a “vendetta” against him.

Kevin Coughlin / Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo has not been getting along with other Democrats in the state this summer.

For some time, Cuomo has appeared to have a feud with the Democratic mayor of New York City, but in recent weeks, the governor has directed scathing comments toward state Assembly Democrats.

Cuomo Has Harsh Words For Fellow Democrat

Aug 10, 2016
Office of Andrew M. Cuomo

Governor Cuomo had harsh words for the state’s comptroller, a fellow Democrat, over questions about the value of the state’s economic development programs.

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has conducted audits raising questions about the value of some of Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs, saying there’s not enough documentation in some cases that New Yorkers are getting their money’s worth.

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