States Revisiting Ebola Quarantines After Backlash From Medical Community, White House

By: Monday October 27, 2014 5:42 am

After both Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey and Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York imposed strict quarantines on Friday for those who came into contact with the Ebola virus, the White House and medical officials pushed for a less rigid policy. The quarantines in New York and New Jersey were imposed after a doctor [...]

Cuomo Administration Undermined Fracking Study

By: Monday October 6, 2014 7:51 am

The administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has already faced severe criticism after attempting to sabotage a corruption investigation by stopping political consultants that had done business with the Cuomo for Governor campaign from being interviewed by investigators. Now it has been revealed by Capital New York that the Cuomo Administration delayed and edited [...]

Cuomo Spent Nearly 40 Times More Than Teachout To Win Primary

By: Wednesday September 10, 2014 9:29 am

Yesterday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defeated Zephyr Teachout in the New York Democratic Gubernatorial Primary winning roughly 60% of the vote. About a third of voters supported Teachout and her running mate Tim Wu even though they had no major institutional backing or spent much on campaign ads. Cuomo had numerous advantages including the [...]

Governor Cuomo Receives Warning From US Attorney About Obstructing Justice And Witness Tampering

By: Friday August 1, 2014 10:14 am

On the heels of reports that New York Governor Cuomo’s staff interfered with investigations into corruption involving firms connected to the governor, the US Attorney for New York, Preet Bharara, has warned Cuomo and staff about obstructing justice and witness tampering. Governor Cuomo’s staff have reportedly already told a New York state commission investigating corruption, [...]

Cuomo Administration Interfered With Ethics Investigation

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 9:50 am

How is that Working Families Party endorsement looking now? Members of the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reportedly interfered with investigators trying to get to the bottom of political corruption in New York State. Corruption that has bubbled up from under the surface and spilled over into scandals leading to arrests and indictments [...]

Working Families Party Nomination Of Cuomo Divides Members

By: Monday June 2, 2014 10:01 am

On Saturday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo secured the gubernatorial nomination from the Working Families Party of New York despite a record of trying to break unions and doing the bidding of his Big Business financial backers. Cuomo was almost defeated by Zephyr Teachout a strong progressive activist who won over 40% of the vote. [...]

As Cuomo Sits Passively, Republicans Take Over New York State Senate Despite Losing Election

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 10:00 am

In an unusual power-sharing agreement that ought to be remembered should Andrew Cuomo ever try to run for President, Republicans and a group of “independent Democrats” will share control of the New York State Senate, despite Democrats running on the Democratic ballot line winning as many as 33 of the 63 seats in the chamber. [...]

As New York Officials Deliver Damage Estimates, Prospects for Supplemental Funding Remote

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 9:15 am

It’s easy to forget, amid the non-stop talk about long-term deficits, that the East Coast remains fairly ruined from the effects of Superstorm Sandy. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – who’s going to win re-election next year by saying he’s the only man in the state equipped to handle the reconstruction efforts – already released [...]

Cuomo Seeks $30 Billion for Sandy Relief

By: Monday November 12, 2012 7:45 am

Chris Christie thought it a proud moment to claim, two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, that all power would be restored in the state of New Jersey. The public suffering most from the effects of the storm has not been amused by the boasts and exhortations of politicians. Meanwhile, residents in Long Island who have been [...]

Regions of New York City Face Challenges as Post-Sandy Cold Front Moves In

By: Monday November 5, 2012 8:30 am

I think Rudy Giuliani is just being a good partisan by claiming that the federal response to Superstorm Sandy has been worse than Katrina. But has the media run with a narrative of competence and professional response while residents in Staten Island and Rockaway Beach, for example, yell for help? I think that’s beyond question. And the anger is growing in these areas.

Schneiderman’s Office Seeing Staff Exodus

By: Monday October 8, 2012 12:58 pm

Ken Lovett passes on some gossip about a quickened pace of departures in Eric Schneiderman’s AG shop: The latest set to leave is press officer Michelle Duffy, who is going to work for Cuomo. She follows press shop alumni Danny Kanner and Dani Lever, who both left to join the Obama campaign, Jennifer Givner, who [...]

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