How is that Working Families Party endorsement looking now? Members of the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reportedly interfered with investigators trying to get to the bottom of political corruption in New York State.
|By: DSWright Thursday July 24, 2014 10:06 am|
|By: Jon Walker Friday June 20, 2014 3:26 pm|
New York is set to become the 23rd state to adopt medical marijuana, but just barely. On Friday both chambers of the New York legislature easily passed the new compromise bill sending it to Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), who has promised to sign it.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday June 19, 2014 5:15 pm|
A last minute deal has been reached right before the end of the legislative session in New York state. At a Thursday press conference Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) and leaders from the legislature announced a compromise on medical marijuana. Most of the demands made by Cuomo were agreed to.
The deal would result in one of the most restricted medical marijuana laws in the country.
|By: DSWright Monday June 2, 2014 12:10 pm|
On Saturday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo secured the gubernatorial nomination from the Working Families Party of New York despite a record of trying to break unions and doing the bidding of his Big Business financial backers. Cuomo was almost defeated by Zephyr Teachout a strong progressive activist who won over 40% of the vote.
|By: Jon Walker Monday January 20, 2014 2:27 pm|
Last week during his State of the State address New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a medical marijuana pilot program. He is using an executive order to create a test program that will let 20 hospitals around the state provide medical marijuana only to seriously ill patients.
|By: Jon Walker Monday January 6, 2014 7:50 am|
This is a big deal because New York is the third most populous state and in a single move Cuomo will greatly expand the number of Americans who can theoretically get medical marijuana.
|By: Jon Walker Monday April 29, 2013 1:05 pm|
When it comes to the 2016 Presidential race Hillary Clinton is the sun and everything else in politics revolves around her. Not only does the polling show this is the case, but now even potential candidates are quietly admitting it. The New York Post is reporting that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has told associates he won’t even try to take on Clinton.
|By: Steve Horn Wednesday March 6, 2013 4:35 pm|
In a roll call vote of 95-40, the New York State Assembly has passed a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), the toxic horizontal drilling process through which oil and gas is procured that’s found within shale rock basins across the country and the world.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday February 13, 2013 8:00 pm|
While the horse race aspects of 2016 election Presidential election are mostly meaningless, the election is still important because it can impact the significant decisions powerful politicians are currently making. As long as a politician is seriously thinking about a run in 2016 it changes the leverage groups have over him/her. A perfect example is this anti-fracking ad that was run in Iowa against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).
|By: Steve Horn Wednesday February 13, 2013 3:06 pm|
New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration – led by a potential 2016 Democratic Party nominee for president – has announced it won’t achieve the late-Feb. deadline it set on whether or not it would green light shale gas drilling, known by most as “fracking” (hydraulic fracturing).