Andrew Cuomo


Cuomo’s Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

A state police helicopter carrying New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to New York City was forced to make an emergency landing on Wednesday after the cabin filled with fumes. The…

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Gov. Cuomo’s 101+ Pardons and a Controversy

Like many governors, New York’s Andrew Cuomo wasn’t known for granting clemency. Until this month. In a single day, the Democrat pardoned 101 people convicted as teenagers of nonviolent crimes…

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Problem Gamblers Can Get Care at NY Treatment Centers

Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing…

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NYC Subway Stations Opening to Cellphone Coverage

Wireless cellphone coverage will be present across all underground subway stations in New York City beginning on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced, adding that it is a full year ahead…

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Cuomo Calls for Doubling Of Child Care Tax Credit

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Thursday for a doubling of the child care tax credit for middle-class parents. The Democrat said his plan would raise the average child care benefit from…

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Bill to Ease Gravity Knife Ban Vetoed by Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday vetoed a bill that would have decriminalized certain types of pocketknives, legislation aimed at undoing a 1950s law making illegal any knife that…

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Second Avenue Subway Rolls

New Yorkers’ long wait to take a subway under Manhattan’s far Upper East Side ended Sunday when three new stations on the Second Avenue Subway opened to the public. The first…

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NY Helping Colleges Cut Energy Use, Carbon Emissions

Colleges and universities throughout New York State can now apply for state help in reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency on campus. The administration of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

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Cuomo: All MTA Bridges to Be Cashless by End of 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says “cashless” automated tolls booths on all MTA-operated bridges and tunnels in the New York metropolitan region will be completed by the end of 2017. The effort…

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State Refuses to Halt Right Turn Ban on Ocean Parkway

The administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday declined to intervene in a decision by the state’s transportation department to ban some right turns from Ocean Parkway. Local officials such…

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