Tag: Gov. Andrew Cuomo

FRIDAY BRIEFING: Governor Cuomo reacts to Trump plan for reopening economy (video)

BRIEFING ARCHIVE: Look back at Gov. Cuomo’s briefings throughout the pandemic (video)

Want to see the latest briefing video from Governor Andrew Cuomo? If you're looking for that, or for the latest policy decisions the Governor has made during this pandemic - follow along with us in this post updated multiple times a day ... MORE
War over Medicaid underway in NY: Supervisors consider results of change

War over Medicaid underway in NY: Supervisors consider results of change

FL1 Staff Photo Gov. Andrew Cuomo is fuming over the prospect of the state paying the share typically paid by counties with regards to Medicaid costs. Locally, it’s been an issue for elected officials trying to keep property taxes low. The proposal, ... MORE
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Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo's plan to save FLGR running high

Skepticism of Gov. Cuomo’s plan to save FLGR running high

Photo by Jessamy Uticone First, there was the announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office that a plan to ‘save’ Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack would include a payment from del Lago Resort & Casino, which opened in Tyre this month. The exact ... MORE
OFFICIALS: Cuomo’s property tax payment plan would place heavy burden counties

OFFICIALS: Cuomo’s property tax payment plan would place heavy burden counties

Gov. Andrew Cuomo A proposal within the the New York State budget could make accepting property tax payments much more complicated and expensive for taxing authorities. The goal of the provision is to simply give towns and school districts the ability to ... MORE
Students, lawmakers remain skeptical of Gov. Cuomo's 'free tuition' plan

Students, lawmakers remain skeptical of Gov. Cuomo’s ‘free tuition’ plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes free tuition announcement alongside 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. As it turns out — free college doesn’t mean ‘free’ college. Whether it’s a discussion about the way New York would pay for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal — or ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo announces $20M housing plan for West Middle School

Gov. Cuomo announces $20M housing plan for West Middle School

Gov. Andrew Cuomo It’s not a school anymore, but it will definitely have a purpose in the coming years. It could completely change the housing landscape in Auburn, depending on how the plan is executed. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a ... MORE
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Cuomo proposes $2 billion clean water infrastructure fund that could help Owasco Lake

Cuomo proposes $2 billion clean water infrastructure fund that could help Owasco Lake

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for record investment in the state’s water infrastructure — funding that could benefit Owasco Lake and its surrounding communities. Cuomo, who spoke in Buffalo Monday, unveiled the Clean Water Infrastructure Act as part of his 2017 State ... MORE
Sen. Helming asks for input on Gov. Cuomo's SUNY tuition proposal

Sen. Helming asks for input on Gov. Cuomo’s SUNY tuition proposal

Senator Pam Helming (R-54th District) today announced she’s launching a survey for constituents to weigh in on the best methods to make college more affordable for middle-class families. The survey comes in the wake of Gov. Cuomo’s proposal for “free” college tuition ... MORE
STAYING HOME: Gov. Cuomo proposes plan to help grads plant roots

STAYING HOME: Gov. Cuomo proposes plan to help grads plant roots

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to keep recent-graduates in New York State. In a proposal announced this week, the governor said that he wants to establish a program that will encourage recent-graduates to buy a home in Upstate New York. Particularly, he wants ... MORE
Private schools concerned over free SUNY tuition plan

Private schools concerned over free SUNY tuition plan

Private colleges are warning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to provide free State University of New York tuition could put them at a major disadvantage. A statewide organization representing more than 100 private colleges and universities has emerged as a careful critic of ... MORE
Cuomo seeks to balance budget with new plans

Cuomo seeks to balance budget with new plans

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to retain higher taxes on the wealthy to help balance the state’s books and increase spending on schools by about $1 billion. The Democratic governor unveiled his $152.3 billion state budget proposal Tuesday night, laying out a wide-ranging ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo announces actions on reproductive health services in New York

Gov. Cuomo announces actions on reproductive health services in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a series of actions to firmly secure access to reproductive rights in New York State. Through regulatory action, the State will ensure that contraceptive drugs and devices are covered by commercial health insurance policies without co-pays, coinsurance, ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo announces $70M for second phase of New York State Fair revitalization

Gov. Cuomo announces $70M for second phase of New York State Fair revitalization

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Phase Two of the historic redesign and transformation of the New York State Fairgrounds and endorsed the State Fair Task Force recommendation to expand the fair to 13 Days in 2017. Phase Two of the capital ... MORE
Cuomo's $20 million plan to address parking woes at NYS Fair

Cuomo’s $20 million plan to address parking woes at NYS Fair

The New York State Fair drew a record crowd in 2016, but with that came long lines of vehicles and not enough parking spaces to accommodate fairgoers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after receiving recommendations from a state fair task force, has a plan ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo's budget calls for investment in the Finger Lakes

Gov. Cuomo’s budget calls for investment in the Finger Lakes

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a number of regional highlights for the Finger Lakes as part of the proposed FY 2018 Executive Budget. The Budget builds on the state’s fiscal discipline over the last six years while strengthening the middle class, reducing ... MORE