New York

Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)

With just a few weeks left until the end of the legislative session, a new poll finds New York voters are still craving reform in state government, and they’d rather not see a new law to expand state gambling by legalizing daily fantasy sports.

Nuclear Plant Subsidies Anger Clean Energy Advocates

May 31, 2016
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Clean energy activists in New York say the state should not subsidize the nuclear energy industry. 

The activists spoke at a Public Service Commission hearing last week on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed energy plan. The goal is to have New York generate half of its energy from renewable sources, like wind and solar power, by 2030.

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The state Legislature ends its session for the year on June 16, and expectations are low for any major pieces of legislation to be resolved before the adjournment, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration faces increasing scrutiny from the U.S. attorney over economic development projects.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A board controlled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders voted Wednesday to approve more than $485 million for the Buffalo Billion project. But some board members had questions about details of a program that is now under federal investigation.

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New York Andrew Governor Cuomo has released a bill on closing a loophole that allows for unlimited big money donations to candidates.

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