New York Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off his second term on Thursday, saying he is governing in “troubled times” and that education, the economy and rebuilding public trust in law enforcement would top his agenda over the next four years. He lauded his first term as a success, saying the state now has a record 7.6 million jobs, a $5 billion budget surplus, effective and smart gun control laws, marriage equality and expanded healthcare that reaches 1.5 million people.
Mario Cuomo, the three-term New York governor and father of the state's current governor, died Thursday at the age of 82, according to multiple media reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has more jobs than ever and that upstate New York is rebounding. Republican Rob Astorino talks about people fleeing to states with lower taxes and higher employment.
A top federal health official and medical experts on Sunday sharply criticized some states’ mandatory quarantines of aid workers returning from Ebola-stricken nations, saying the strict mandates could hamper overall efforts to combat the deadly virus at its epicenters.
Several dozen New Yorkers gathered in Manhattan's Union Square Monday night to rally behind Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic primary candidate for governor who over the past few months has mounted a Herculean campaign against incumbent Andrew Cuomo.
Andrew Cuomo, while he was slaving away in Albany, decided to pick up the phone and call the combatants in the fight between the MSG Network and Time Warner Cable that had blacked out the New York Knicks and Jeremy Lin from the homes of more than two million Time Warner customers.
In his first major interview since taking office, governor Andrew Cuomo tells Lisa DePaulo what it's like to grow up as the Son of Mario, how he pushed gay marriage into law, and whether we can start printing those CUOMO FOR PRESIDENT bumper stickers.