Tag: Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo, Nixon Face Off In Lone Debate At Hofstra

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic primary opponent, actress Cynthia Nixon, sparred for an hour Wednesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead during the lone televised debate in the campaign.

Cuomo, Nixon To Debate at Hofstra University

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will debate his Democratic primary opponent, Cynthia Nixon, at Hofstra University in Hempstead on Wednesday, Aug. 29, two weeks before voters hit the polls.

Laura Curran Sworn in as First Female Nassau Exec

Hundreds braved sub-freezing temperatures Monday to see Laura Curran sworn in as the first female Nassau County Executive in Long Island history during a brief ceremony outside the county legislature in Mineola.

Cuomo Signs Gov’t Efficiency Bill Into Law on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Long Island on Thursday to sign a bill into law requiring small local governments to devise a plan to share resources with one another.

MS-13 Target of Suffolk, State & Federal Crackdown

Local, New York State and federal officials announced plans last week to crack down on MS-13, the violent transnational street gang that authorities suspect committed a recent quadruple murder in Central Islip.

Trump Obliterates Obama Environmental Regulations

President Trump said he signed his executive order to undo Obama's Clean Power Plan so he could end the "war on coal" and bring back jobs. But all his action has done, say a range of New York elected officials and environmental activists, is endanger the health and well-being of millions of Americans.

Is Preet Bharara Trying to Tell Us Something?

Only the fired U.S. attorney knows for sure.

Pols: Brookhaven National Lab Possible Victim of Trump Budget Cuts

Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) in recent years has received more than $540 million in federal funds from the various agencies, including the Energy Department’s Office of Science.

Flood-Prone Nassau Expressway to Get $130M Overhaul, Cuomo Says

Nassau Expressway, also known as Route 878, runs from western Nassau County into Queens and carries 56,000 vehicles daily and is a designated evacuation route for upwards of 400,000 people.

Cuomo Calls for Probe Into Latest Wave of JCC Threats

The rash of threats, which began in January, has unnerved Jewish communities nationwide—a religious group consistently the target of hate crimes.