Tag: Andrew Cuomo

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.

Cuomo Says LI Bearing Brunt of Storm, Doesn’t Rule Out Closing...

“It seems like Mother Nature packs an especially potent punch for Nassau and Suffolk,” Cuomo said at a press conference Thursday at noon.

Long Island Benefits Least Under Cuomo Tuition-Free Program

The governor unveiled the proposal last month during an appearance with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who during the Democratic primary for president called for similar assistance nationwide.

Cuomo Delivers State of The State Address on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.

NTSB : LIRR Train in Brooklyn Crash Traveled Double the Speed...

The LIRR train pulled into Atlantic Terminal at 10 mph, as opposed to the 5 mph speed limit, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator told reporters at a Thursday press conference.

Cuomo: Obamacare Repeal Would Hurt Nearly 300K Long Islanders

At the state level, the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act’s repeal would mean a loss of $595 million. According to the governor, New York’s counties have been able to directly use the additional federal Medicaid funding through Obamacare to lower property taxes.