Long Island

Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was on Long Island Tuesday afternoon for the latest in his series of State of the State addresses. His agenda for Long Island focused on jobs, infrastructure, lower taxes, renewable energy and combating addiction.

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New York State has spent $2.6 million trying to eliminate rabies in raccoons on Long Island, and with only one reported case last year, claims the state’s oral vaccination program is a success.

On L.I., Nuns Educate The Undocumented On Their Rights

Jan 10, 2017
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With the upcoming inauguration of Donald Trump, immigrants who live on Long Island illegally have turned to the nuns at the Heart of Maria Center in Hampton Bays for advice on understanding their rights.

Julie Jacobson / AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., confirmed that Entergy Corp. will shut down the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester by 2021.

Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo’s doing something different with the State of the State this year. Instead of delivering a speech to lawmakers in Albany, who will have to approve his proposals, he’s giving six mini speeches in three days all around the state. Legislative leaders will not be attending.