Cuomo

August 06, 2019 - 10:07 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It is now illegal in New York to possess an undetectable knife. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation into law on Tuesday. It prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment, and possession of knives and other weapons that are undetectable by a metal detector. "Undetectable...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:02 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation which would allow school buses to have stop-arm cameras. The cameras will record the illegal passing of school buses and give a ticket to drivers who violate the law. "No parent should ever have to worry that their child's bus ride...
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Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. May 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. renewed criticism of the Cuomo Administration is response to the deteriorating conditions of I-90 through the soverign territory. "There is only one simple reason that the State has continually refused to honor its obligation to...
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Albany, NY (WBEN) - The Governor pouring some cold water on the idea of passing the controversial "Green Light Bill." The State Assembly Transportation committee on Wednesday passed the bill, which would grant undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a driver's license by passing a road test,...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:34 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on the legislation during interviews on WAMC and...
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May 15, 2019 - 7:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation allowing judges to reduce prison sentences for victims of domestic abuse who committed crimes while defending themselves against their abusers. The Democrat says the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act he signed into law Tuesday...
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Mike Baggerman
May 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a Friday interview with Rochester radio station, WXXI , Cuomo said he was told lawmakers had the votes to legalize it this year but may not anymore. He wanted the assembly and state senate to incorporate legalized marijuana in this year's state budget but claimed the...
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Mike Baggerman
April 30, 2019 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In the wake multiple attacks on religious groups, Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced an increase state police presence at houses of worship during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. "Ramadan is a sacred time for reflection and gratitude and to show compassion for those...
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Mike Baggerman
April 23, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Joe Biden has a strong ally within the democratic ranks in Governor Andrew Cuomo, who said that Biden has the best chance to beat President Trump in 2020. "He has the experience," Cuomo said on CNN Tuesday. "He has the background. I've worked with him for years. He has the...
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Brittany Maynard and her husband. Maynard became an icon for the "right to die" movement when she chose to have a doctor end her life on November 1, 2014. (USA Today Photo)
Mike Baggerman
April 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
Excerpts from the Associated Press' original report contributed to this story BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's indication that he will sign legislation allowing people with a terminal illness to seek life-ending medication from a physician is a dangerous precedent to set according to...
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