Andrew Cuomo


NY State’s New Free Tuition Program Covers 22K Students

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s first-in-the-nation tuition-free college program will pay the bill for about 22,000 students this year. The governor’s office says an additional 23,000 students…

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Long Island Gets Ready for Storm Jose

National Guard members, emergency equipment and supplies are ready on Long Island in case tropical-storm conditions occur there. Hurricane Jose was about 300 miles southeast of New York City Tuesday…

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Cuomo Endorses de Blasio for Mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday picked up the endorsement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his fellow Democrat and frequent political rival. Gov. Cuomo voiced his support for…

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Cuomo: Police Can’t Question Immigration Status

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies or state officers from inquiring about or sharing a person’s immigration status. The new rule bars state…

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NY Communities to Receive $220M for Emergency Preparedness

Communities throughout New York state will share more than $220 million in new federal funding for counterterrorism efforts and emergency preparedness. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the funding on Thursday.…

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Gov. Cuomo Backs Keeping Columbus Statue in NYC

Breaking with Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is in favor of keeping a prominent Christopher Columbus statue that has been suggested for review by a…

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Top GOP Assemblyman May Challenge Cuomo Next Year

The top Republican in the state Assembly said Wednesday he’s considering running for governor next year, challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo who is widely expected to use a victory to run…

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Major Construction Begins at Penn Station

Major construction began Thursday for a new, light-filled train hall across from the cramped and dark Penn Station, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced. The planned Moynihan Train Hall was “for many…

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