New York State Politics

Cuomo set to deliver state of the state
6:23 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to deliver State of State: few surprises expected

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his annual State of the State speech on Wednesday. The governor has already introduced some of his key agenda items, but there are still some surprises left.     

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Moreland Commission on Public Corruption
6:39 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Moreland report criticizes Albany and offers reforms

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Credit AP/Mike Groll

Advocates and lawmakers in Albany are reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s anti corruption commission report. The report includes  scathing criticism of what the commission says is a corrupt culture in Albany, and recommends numerous reforms.

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NY casino gambling amendment criticized
4:13 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Judge to rule on the wording of NY's casino amendment

A New York State Supreme Court judge is expected to decide next week whether the State Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment. Critics say the wording is unfairly supportive of gambling. 

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Lingering effects of recession
6:32 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

NY mayors face financial challenges

Whatever the outcome of Tuesday's primaries, most New York mayors who win a new term in cites across the state will face a similar challenge: how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.


Politics
10:10 am
Thu July 11, 2013

NY 2nd amendment supporters call for new political party

A coalition of second amendment advocates and others in New York are forming a new political movement to get what they say are disaffected and disenfranchised New Yorkers to vote, possibly in primaries against incumbent state lawmakers.