Cuomo

September 26, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Marc Molinaro campaign is blasting Governor Cuomo, accusing him of lying to the Albany Times Union Editorial Board for about contact with Crystal Run Healthcare, a company that may have shared problems with some of its $400,000 donations to the governor five years ago. "I...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:17 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo blamed upstate weather for prompting New Yorkers to flee to other states. Cuomo told reporters Tuesday that while job losses and high taxes once drove people to leave New York, his administration has ended that trend and improved the local...
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(WBEN) - Just days before state Primary Day in New York, new poll numbers show that Governor Andrew Cuomo has a growing lead over his challenger, Cynthia Nixon. According to the new poll by Siena Research, Cuomo leads Nixon 63-22 percent, which is up from 60-29 percent at the end of July. “Cuomo...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo signed anti-hazing legislation ahead the beginning of a new semester at New York colleges. The bill prohibits physical contact or activity in any organization's initiating ceremony. This new law was created in response to the December 8, 2013 incident...
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Produce at Agle Farm in Eden. June 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 10, 2018 - 7:08 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Schools in New York state can apply for grants of up to $100,000 to help increase the amount of locally grown food on school menus this year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the $1.5 million available statewide for farm-to-school programs will help both students and farmers. Eligible...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Despite a guilty verdict in the Buffalo Billion trial that saw some of the Governor's top donors and official convicted on public corruption charges, Andrew Cuomo retains strong poll numbers. In a new Siena Research Poll , Cuomo leads Cynthia Nixon two-to-one among likely...
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July 30, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is promising to sue the federal government if the Trump administration follows through on a plan to block funding for health providers who refer patients for abortions. The Democrat laid out the legal threat in a letter to federal health officials on...
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July 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is creating a task force to advise a new effort to eliminate hepatitis C. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is announcing Friday that the state Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force is the nation's first strategy to eliminate the viral infection being exacerbated by the ongoing opioid...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 12, 2018 - 7:16 am
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is touting state investments in downtown revitalization in two upstate communities. The Democrat on Wednesday announced projects to upgrade and improve the downtown areas in Watertown and Batavia. Both communities won $10 million each in a...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
July 10, 2018 - 8:50 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged Republican state lawmakers to reconsider their opposition to legislation codifying abortion rights in New York state law. Cuomo says Monday that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the measure in light of a vacancy on the U.S...
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