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June 03, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Albany, NY (AP/WBEN) Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn't believe it's feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn't believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo says that he backs the...
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Tom Puckett
March 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) On Monday, Governor Cuomo said sports betting revenue wouldn't generate a lot. But one local lawmaker says it can still do good. "Sports betting does not make you that much money. New Jersey has sports betting and it only raises $13 million," says Governor Cuomo, which he calls a...
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March 12, 2019 - 12:50 pm
BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in Buffalo on Tuesday that New York State will invest approximately $50 million in Buffalo's East Side. The funding is for the following according to the governor's office. MLK Park District ($6.6 million) - Funding will be used for park...
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March 07, 2019 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to report to prison next week. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan denied Joseph Percoco bail Thursday pending his appeal. Percoco, who ran Cuomo's 2014 re-election campaign, was...
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February 19, 2019 - 2:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to extend the state's seat belt law to require all passengers in the back seat to buckle up. Under current law, while all passengers in the front seat must wear seat belts, only passengers younger than 16 are required to wear a restraint...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Buffalo's four refugee resettlement agencies need to stay open because they provide critical support to newcomers who are helping revitalize New York state's second-largest city. The Democrat makes the argument in a letter Tuesday to U.S. Secretary of State...
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Tom Puckett
August 22, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Syracuse, NY (WBEN) A day after Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and Paul Manafort was convicted on tax fraud by a jury, Governor Cuomo has a stern warning to President Trump: don't even think about pardoning either man. "Manafort and Cohen I think are not just...
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August 02, 2018 - 3:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll introduce legislation that would remove the death penalty from New York state law. The Democrat made the announcement Thursday after the Vatican said Pope Francis decreed the death penalty is "inadmissible" under all circumstances. Cuomo says his...
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Tom Puckett
July 17, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo announces a comprehensive initiative with the State Board of Elections to further secure New York State's elections infrastructure and protect against foreign interference. He says the initiative will help County Boards of Elections strengthen their election cyber...
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June 26, 2018 - 4:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will provide free legal services to anyone detained at New York airports on immigration charges. The Democrat says Tuesday that the move is in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding President Donald Trump's ban on travel from...
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