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During a visit to a manufacturing company near Albany on Wednesday, Governor Cuomo made some of his most extensive comments on hydrofracking to date. Ever since Governor Cuomo asked his health department to conduct a health review, two years ago, he...
New poll gives Cuomo 20-point lead over Astorino ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll suggests New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo can thank female voters for the commanding lead he has over Republican Rob Astorino. The Quinnipiac University survey released...
Anndrea Starzak, the Democratic candidate running in New York’s 52nd Senate district, offered more details of her economic development proposal during Tuesday’s edition of Capitol Pressroom. Starzak is calling for state-backed loans,...
Republican candidate for state comptroller, Robert Antonacci, is calling for reforms in the public pension system. He wants the state to switch from offering defined benefits to a defined contribution system, like what most companies offer. During...
Preventing the Ebola virus in New York State became a sticking point in the governor’s race when the Republican candidate proposed the state ban flights from countries with Ebola outbreaks. We should “err on the side of caution,"...
New York State received a multibillion dollar windfall from bank settlements this year, but a new report from the state comptroller shows the settlement took a bite out of Wall Street profits in 2014, which could have repercussions for the state...