Governor Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump
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February 13, 2020 - 6:03 am
Washington (WBEN/AP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be paying a visit to the White House today and plans to propose to President Donald Trump that the state could share some driving records with federal immigration agencies if the administration reverses its move to block state residents...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
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February 12, 2020 - 8:08 am
New York (WBEN) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will sit down with President Donald Trump Thursday to discuss the controversial standoff between the Federal government and New York State over the trusted traveler programs.
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Trusted Traveler
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February 09, 2020 - 7:10 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) — The trusted traveler showdown will be center-stage Monday as the U.S. Attorney for Western New York as well as officials from Homeland Security, Customs and Border Patrol gather at the Peace Bridge to discuss New York's Green Light Law. The law is the basis for a Federal...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
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January 29, 2020 - 8:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Top state health officials were peppered with a series of questions by New York lawmakers over concerns that governor’s call to curb soaring Medicaid spending could end up hurting residents’ wallets.
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Coronavirus being tested in a lab
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January 25, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Erie County prepares for potential coronavirus cases.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
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January 22, 2020 - 9:15 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a $178 billion budget proposal this week alongside a host of laws he wants to pass — from allowing e-bikes to a ban on single-use Styrofoam containers. The Democrat has made it a practice of his to propose multiple new laws with budgets...
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Marijuana
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January 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Now, after legislative efforts stalled and a vaping sickness...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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January 06, 2020 - 4:57 pm
New York (WBEN/WCBS) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sprang into action to save a life on Monday when his motorcade passed a wreck on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The Democrat, who was heading from an event in Manhattan, was seen on video taken by his staff climbing to the door of an overturned...
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e-scooters
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December 26, 2019 - 7:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto message said the bill overwhelmingly passed by lawmakers this year didn’t include enough safety measures, such as a helmet requirement. “...
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Styrofoam container
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December 17, 2019 - 8:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A ban on single-use food and beverage containers made from polystyrene foam was proposed Tuesday by New York's governor. The proposed ban on the containers commonly known as Styrofoam would go into effect Jan. 1, 2022, and would also include packing peanuts, Democratic Gov...
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