Andrew Cuomo


Senate Votes to Name Tappan Zee Bridge After Mario Cuomo

New York’s Republican-controlled state Senate voted Wednesday to name the new Tappan Zee Bridge after the late Democratic Gov. Mario Cuomo, after Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan introduced the proposal…

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Lawmakers Approve Gov. Cuomo’s Pick for MTA Chairman

Joseph Lhota, who oversaw the New York City subway system during the recovery from Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, is returning to again lead the nation’s largest public transit agency. The state…

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Cuomo: No Deal on NYC School Control

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that lawmakers will reach a deal to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio’s control over New York City schools. The Democratic governor…

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Cuomo Says NYS Will Keep Obamacare Protections

New York state is moving to ensure that several protections in the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, remain in place, regardless of whether the Republican-led Congress votes to repeal…

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Cuomo Announces ‘Genius Challenge’ to Renew the MTA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced an international competition to revitalize New York City’s transit system, offering three $1 million prizes for the best ideas. Competitors who enter the “MTA…

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Cuomo Opens Up NY Roads to Test Driverless Vehicles

New York roads will be open to testing driverless cars, effective immediately, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Companies which have been limited to mostly West Coast states will be able…

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Larger Families Get Childcare Break in NY Budget

The recently passed New York state budget has some good news for larger families with childcare costs. The budget, signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week, raises the…

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