10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA

10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA

County Executive Day announced his official opposition to the “10-Point Plan to Transform and Fund the MTA” introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The plan as it now stands is severely lacking and would only compound the problems faced by Rockland County commuters. Statement from County Executive Day Follows “Rockland […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO GRANTS CLEMENCY TO 29 INDIVIDUALS

GOVERNOR CUOMO GRANTS CLEMENCY TO 29 INDIVIDUALS

Governor Cuomo Grants Pardons to Individuals Convicted of Minor Offenses to Avoid Deportation  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today granted clemency to 29 individuals who have demonstrated substantial evidence of rehabilitation and a commitment to community crime reduction. “While President Trump shuts down the federal government over his obsession with keeping immigrants out, New York stands strong in our support for immigrant communities,” Governor Cuomo […]

OP-ED FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO REGARDING AMAZON HQ RELOCATION TO NEW YORK

OP-ED FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO REGARDING AMAZON HQ RELOCATION TO NEW YORK

By Governor Andrew M. Cuomo The Amazon transaction is an historic transformative moment for the entire New York City region. I have done enough development work during my career to know there is no large development project that is accomplished without controversy: especially in a city like New York and especially in this polarized, hyper-political […]

Downstate “Blue Wave” carries Democrats to control all chambers of state government and all statewide elected positions – Now What?

Downstate “Blue Wave” carries Democrats to control all chambers of state government and all statewide elected positions – Now What?

CORRECTION – [This article originally reported the wrong winner of the Orangetown clerk race]   BY KATHY KAHN Governor Andrew Cuomo and his running mate, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, easily won victory over Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro Tuesday. A blue wave that did not quite materialize nationally did, in fact, swamp downstate New York. […]

Testy Confrontation Between Incumbent and Challenger for Governor’s Seat

Testy Confrontation Between Incumbent and Challenger for Governor’s Seat

BY KATHY KAHN Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who continually dodged a public forum with challenger Marcus Molinaro, finally agreed to a debate on CBS, which aired Tuesday evening. Trading barbs back and forth, Cuomo repeatedly interrupted Molinaro, asking him if he supported President Donald Trump. “I didn’t invite Trump to my engagement party, Governor,” countered Molinaro. […]

CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

By Kathy Kahn In an election year, smears, jeers and cheers dominate the political headlines, but perhaps the lst offensive to those who live in Rockland County is Governor Andrew Cuomo’s release of 30,000 convicted felons—including those who killed three police officers during the Brinks robbery at the Nanuet Mall in 1981—and restoring their voting […]

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