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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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June 11, 2018 - 11:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is riding a school bus around New York state to highlight his proposal to allow parents or teachers to petition a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students. The Democrat launched the tour Monday with stops on Long Island and in the Bronx. He was...
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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)
May 12, 2018 - 5:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulatory agency for what it says is a blacklisting campaign to prevent firms from doing business with the gun owners' group. The lawsuit filed Friday in federal court...
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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)
May 02, 2018 - 2:17 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced the opening of Pine Pharmaceuticals LLC's manufacturing plant in the Town of Tonawanda on Wednesday. The drug outsourcing company is located at 355 Riverwalk Parkway in the Riveview Solar Technology Park. The $5.6 million facility...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Cynthia Nixon was scheduled to make her first campaign stop in Buffalo Wednesday, but a last minute venue change left organizers scrambling. The event was supposed to take place at the Agustin Olivencia Community Center on Swan Street, but people who work there told WBEN...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a big lead over Cynthia Nixon among state Democrats - though the "Sex and the City" actress is gaining slightly on the two-term incumbent. The Siena College survey released Tuesday found that Cuomo leads Nixon among...
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April 14, 2018 - 6:56 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not seek the ballot line of the progressive Working Families Party. Cuomo's announcement Friday came after two influential unions said they would withdraw from the party over its likely endorsement of Cuomo's rival, actress Cynthia...
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Dave Debo
March 29, 2018 - 5:59 am
(WBEN/AP) New York lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo are working to pass a new state budget ahead of the Easter and Passover weekends, and while the sweeping tax reforms the governor first spoke of last year are not included, the possibility of a pay raise for lawmakers is. The raise for...
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February 24, 2018 - 9:34 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor is blasting a proposal from the White House that he says would devastate funding for food assistance. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that President Donald Trump's plan would reduce Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits for an...
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February 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The government's star witness in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been arrested. The arrest of Todd Howe came after he admitted Thursday during testimony that he violated the terms of his plea deal in the case against former Cuomo...
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