Gov. Cuomo

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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June 22, 2018 - 12:31 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and the state have been dropped from a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her. Lisa Marie Cater's federal lawsuit claims the Democrat ignored her complaint that William "Sam" Hoyt harassed and...
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June 18, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Govenor Cuomo has made his message clear and will not send National Guard troops to the New York border in light of President Trump's policy of separating children from families caught illegally entering the US. Cuomo issued the following statement: "The administration's...
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June 05, 2018 - 4:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to allow teachers to ask a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students. Cuomo says Tuesday that he will introduce the idea as legislation. He acknowledged it will face criticism from Republicans. Under the measure, teachers and...
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