Andrew Cuomo

Bharara: NYS Corruption Investigations Continue
United States Attorney Preet Bharara says there is "insufficient evidence to prove a federal crime" was committed in connection with Governor Cuomo's premature closure of the Moreland Commission.
Bharara on Monday released a two-sentence statement on his office's review of…
Bharara Calls Corruption A “Deep Problem”
United States Attorney Preet Bharara says there now can be "no doubt" that there is a "deep problem" of corruption in Albany.
In an interview with New York City radio station WNYC on Monday, December 12, Bharara said that in the aftermath of the convictions of former Assembly Spea…
New York State Approves “Binghamton Half-Billion”
The Southern Tier region was one of three major winners in New York's Upstate Revitalization Initiative with an award of $500 million for economic development projects.
The state's Central and Finger Lakes regions also will receive similar infusions of cash over the next five years...
Fiala Gets No Thanks From Cuomo For Senate Bid
Governor Cuomo - who had said he would "do whatever I can do to elect Barbara Fiala" to the state Senate - didn't call his former DMV commissioner after she lost the special election to Republican Frederick Akshar.
Fiala was the Democratic candidate in the race to fill the unexpired term of…
New Questions Raised on NYS Fracking Policies
Recently-released documents suggest the Cuomo administration was aware of a Tioga County propane fracking proposal when it acted to restrict high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, said he sought documents from the Department of Environmental Conserv…
Cuomo Wants Fiala to Succeed Libous in Senate
Governor Andrew Cuomo has started campaigning for Barbara Fiala for the state Senate seat vacated with the federal court conviction of Thomas Libous.
Less than 24 hours after Libous was found guilty of lying to the FBI, Cuomo said Fiala - a former Broome County executive - would "be fantasti…
NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some
A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.
The Cuomo wage board made the recommendation Wednesday afternoon. The state Department of Labor would have to authorize the action before it is implemented...
Cuomo Asked to Provide Details on Fracking Ban
Environmentalists are seeking information from Governor Andrew Cuomo on how a possible ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing will be implemented in New York state.
The state's environmental conservation and health commissioners announced on December 17 that they would not support fracking for …
Broome County Town Officials May OK Fracking
Despite Governor Cuomo's announced fracking ban, officials in the town of Windsor are looking to find a way to allow development of natural gas resources.
A report on the website of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg indicates the town plans to adopt its own regulations that would allow some forms o…

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