By E.J. McMahon Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to issue a new generation of motor vehicle license plates carrying a mandatory one-time $25 replacement fee is raising some questions about the background of the law authorizing his action. Under the plan, announced August 18, drivers “with license plates that are 10-years-old or older will be issued new […]
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 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 […]
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?
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. […]
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. […]