New York becomes the state of second chances

New York becomes the state of second chances

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced the official launch of the Work for Success Pledge, an online pledge in which businesses commit to consider hiring qualified individuals with criminal convictions. New York is the first state in the nation to develop such a pledge. More than 80 companies who do business in New York, including […]

Rockland, Westchester residents don’t like “Cuomo Bridge-gate”

Rockland, Westchester residents don’t like “Cuomo Bridge-gate”

NEW YORK – The new Tappan Zee Bridge that is under construction will not be called the Tappan Zee Bridge when it fully opens next year. A bill in the state legislature to name it the Mario Cuomo Bridge after the late governor and father of current Governor Andrew Cuomo, was slipped into a special […]

LALOR: Cuomo’s Budget Doesn’t Fix What Ails New York

Statement on the 2014/15 Budget from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) “I voted no on each budget bill because Governor Cuomo and the legislature continue to take New York down the wrong road. We’re still the highest-taxed, most regulated state in the country and this budget does little to turn that around. ” […]

Letter to the Editor: THE HYPOCRISY OF ANDREW CUOMO

To the Editor, Instead of throwing away $225M in taxpayer money, Cuomo could save a couple thousand jobs at Remington, Savage and other arms makers at no cost to the taxpayer by ridding us of the SAFE Act. Pennsylvania created 232,000 new jobs at $60,000 a year plus, small communities and counties in Northern Pennsylvania […]

Cox in Open Letter to Cuomo: Stop Playing Politics with Jobs

ALBANY, NY… NYGOP Chair Ed Cox today released the following open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo: Dear Governor Cuomo, Yesterday, you stated that you intend to make a decision on New York’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing before Election Day. This is a decision you should have made on Day One of your administration. It’s a […]

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