CBS News reports that just a month after New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the strictest gun control law in the country, state officials plan to make some exemptions -- so those types of weapons can be used on the sets of television shows and movies being shot in New York.
Deborah McKee, Republican and Conservative Candidate for New York State Assembly in the 4th District today applauded New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Judge Fern Fisher, and Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan, for their integrity in demanding a probe of the Joint Commission On Public Ethics (JCOPE) in the battle against the culture of corruption plaguing Albany.
Joins Governor Cuomo Who Declared State of Emergency New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle joined New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo at a Manorville news conference Tuesday afternoon where the Governor declared a state of emergency for Suffolk County in the aftermath of bushfires that impacted a large part of Manorville and Riverhead. Several […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo presents Senator Kemp Hannon with a pen he used to sign the 2012-13 State Budget into law. The NYS Legislature completed the budget two days before the start of the new fiscal year, with a bi-partisan effort that is fiscally responsible, and keeps the commitment to spending restraint, no new taxes, and […]
LONG ISLAND REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY MEMBERS CONDUCTING PUBLIC HEARING IN NASSAU ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S BUDGET Members of Long Island’s Republican Assembly Delegation will hold a public hearing to address the impact of Governor Cuomo’s 2012-2013 Executive Budget proposal on residents of Nassau and Suffolk counties. More than 30 local government, health care, education, union and business […]
By Jimmy Vielkind | Albany Times Union ALBANY — Just vetoing political boundaries drawn by legislators won’t get a better system for the once-a-decade process of redistricting, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. CONTINUE READING
New York News Connection A statewide news service for New York State and federal funds for education are at risk of being held up as Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s teachers continue to disagree over the weight to be given to state standardized tests in evaluating teachers. The governor accuses unions of blocking progress […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is putting bagels, yogurt and cheesecake on the line in support of the Giants will win Super Bowl XLVI. Pilgrim State Governor Deval Patrick is betting chips, pies and bowls of New England clam chowder that his Patriots. If the Patriots lose, Patrick will send 46 pies from The Pie […]
Suffolk County law enforcement officials – including District Attorney Thomas J. Spota – joined with New York’s Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Elizabeth Glazer to show support for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to expand the state’s DNA Databank, which will help solve more crimes, bring justice to victims and exonerate innocent New Yorkers. The […]
WHO: Suffolk County law enforcement officials – including District Attorney Thomas J. Spota, Deputy Inspector Kevin Fallon from the Suffolk County Police Department and Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller – will join with Kevin O’Hare, president of the Suffolk County Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association and New York’s Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Elizabeth Glazer. […]
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed the LIPA Oversight Bill that will ensure better service and electricity rates for power customers on Long Island. The new law requires the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to adhere to best-industry practices to maximize efficiency, undergo periodic audits, and increase transparency. “This new law is an important step […]
Executive Budget & Reform Plan Statement by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos on Governor’s Budget Proposal I am very encouraged that the Governor has again proposed a budget that closes the deficit by reducing spending and without increasing taxes or fees, and includes plans for job creation, property tax relief and other reforms to make […]
Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer William Lindsay today announced the launch of a new web site that offers the most transparent look at Suffolk County government ever offered—including county legislators’ community support initiatives, county contract awards, county budgets and a link to political contributions to individuals holding and running for county office, among other information. […]
Mike Tyminski | LIPolitics.com The IBEW local 25 hall was jam-packed this afternoon for the Suffolk Democratic Party’s Get-Out-the-Vote rally this afternoon to support the local and county level officials running for office this year including county executive candidate and Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone. The event was keynoted by Governor Andrew Cuomo, who made a […]
More than 500 Attend Rally in Hauppauge BABYLON – More than 500 people attended an afternoon rally headlined by Governor Andrew Cuomo to “Get Out the Vote” to elect Babylon Town Supervisor and Democratic Suffolk County Executive Candidate Steve Bellone and other Democratic candidates ahead of next Tuesday’s elections. This was Governor Cuomo’s second event […]