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Amid Pressure To Crack Down On Overtime, Cuomo Will Replace MTA's Inspector General, Sources Say

Amid Pressure To Crack Down On Overtime, Cuomo Will Replace MTA's Inspector General, Sources Say

Governor Andrew Cuomo contemplating all his overtime in the Canarsie Tunnel. (Governor's Office) Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to replace the MTA’s Inspector General with a lawyer from his own office, according to two sources (one...

Sandra Lee And Cuomo Deny Break-Up As Gov Ogles 'Sexy' TWA Terminal

Sandra Lee And Cuomo Deny Break-Up As Gov Ogles 'Sexy' TWA Terminal

The entire Cuomo family together (Kristina Bumphrey/Starpix/Shutterstock) The NY Post published a big "exclusive" on Tuesday, claiming that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and longtime partner Sandra Lee were no loner living together amidst "rumors that the couple...

Photos: The Kosciuszko Bridge's Second Span, Expected To Open In Septembergallery

Photos: The Kosciuszko Bridge's Second Span, Expected To Open In September

Walking to the edge of the nearly completed second span of the Kosciuszko bridge on Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo leans over and shouts at a couple of iron workers, “Anyone need any help?” He’s there to announce...

Why Bernie Sanders Supporters Are Eager To Change NY's Peculiar Party Enrollment Deadline

Why Bernie Sanders Supporters Are Eager To Change NY's Peculiar Party Enrollment Deadline

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) As the newly emboldened, Democrat-controlled state legislature rushed to pass a series of electoral reforms at the beginning of the year, one notable piece was missing: a change to New York’s peculiar...

Fed-Up Tenants Demand Significant Rent Reforms From Albany

Fed-Up Tenants Demand Significant Rent Reforms From Albany

Tenants and state representatives gather outside City Hall before they testified at a state hearing on rent reform laws in Lower Manhattan on Thursday (Emma Whitford / Gothamist) Marcela Mitaynes, 43, describes the rent-stabilized apartment where...

Report: The MTA's 'Biggest Single Governance Problem' Is Governor Cuomo

Report: The MTA's 'Biggest Single Governance Problem' Is Governor Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Canarsie Tunnel in December 2018. (Governor's Office) The group Reinvent Albany, which pushes for greater government transparency, doesn’t mince words when it comes to nailing down once and for all who...

Report: De Blasio Homeless Policy Has 'Floundered' By Failing To Provide Sufficient Affordable Housing

Report: De Blasio Homeless Policy Has 'Floundered' By Failing To Provide Sufficient Affordable Housing

(NYCmayorsoffice/Flickr) Propelled by the city's ongoing affordable housing crisis and a steady rise in homeless single adults, the city’s homeless levels reached a record-breaking peak in January, with nearly 64,000 men, women, and children spending each...

'Enough Is Enough': Lawmakers Seek To Break Cuomo's Grip On NY's Budget

'Enough Is Enough': Lawmakers Seek To Break Cuomo's Grip On NY's Budget

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo drives a brand new Roush Super-charged Ford Mustang to the 2019 New York Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City Saturday April 20, 2019 (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office...

Netflix, Much Like Your Ex, Is Moving To Bushwick

Netflix, Much Like Your Ex, Is Moving To Bushwick

The new sound stages will be located here, at 333 Johnson Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. (Googlemaps) Following Amazon's dramatic reneging on a deal to open a new corporate campus in Queens, another Content Giant is rolling...

Even After Amazon, Lawmakers Won't Touch NY's $6.5 Billion (And Counting) Film Subsidy Program

Even After Amazon, Lawmakers Won't Touch NY's $6.5 Billion (And Counting) Film Subsidy Program

Governor Andrew Cuomo with director/actor Ben Stiller in January. "The Governor stood by the film and television industry over the last eight years, in supporting tax breaks and creating a lot of jobs, hundreds of thousands...

Cuomo Is Siccing His L Train Experts On The $11 Billion East Side Access Project

Cuomo Is Siccing His L Train Experts On The $11 Billion East Side Access Project

Inside the East Side Access's eastern cavern in 2015 (Jake Dobkin / Gothamist) Sure, Andrew Cuomo has been governor for more than eight years, but his career as an MTA good governance stickler/major capital project remixer...

'There Are No More Excuses': Protesters Demand That Cuomo Staff The Parole Board

'There Are No More Excuses': Protesters Demand That Cuomo Staff The Parole Board

Protesters outside the governor's office on Thursday (Aviva Stahl / Gothamist) For roughly the past year, seven of the nineteen seats on the New York State Parole Board have sat vacant. Tasked with overseeing about 12,000...

Democrats Quietly Dropped E-Scooter Legalization From The Budget

Democrats Quietly Dropped E-Scooter Legalization From The Budget

Dong Shixiang delivers food on his illegal e-bike on the Upper West Side in 2018 (Scott Heins / Gothamist) Aside from the bigger accomplishments of congestion pricing, eliminating many instances of cash bail, and banning plastic...

NY Progressives Want Real Change Fast? Forget It Jake, It's Albany

NY Progressives Want Real Change Fast? Forget It Jake, It's Albany

Cuomo, seen here in 2017 enjoying the new bridge he named after his dad, just gave himself a raise that will bring his salary to $250,000. (Governor Andrew Cuomo's Flickr) The new $175 billion state budget,...

What Is Fusion Voting And Why Is Cuomo Allegedly Trying To Kill It?

What Is Fusion Voting And Why Is Cuomo Allegedly Trying To Kill It?

(Governor Andrew Cuomo's Flickr) On Monday, the New York State Democratic Party, an entity largely controlled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, voted to endorse a radical reshaping New York election law. The party, now chaired by Cuomo...

Sources Say Cuomo Is Dividing Democrats On Driver's Licenses For Undocumented New Yorkers

Sources Say Cuomo Is Dividing Democrats On Driver's Licenses For Undocumented New Yorkers

Governor Cuomo at the 'Red Flag' gun control bill signing earlier this week (Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock) Last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration announced it would support granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. Alphonso David, Cuomo’s counsel, said...

Report: Amazon Cuomo Begs Bezos To Give NYC One More Chance Baby Come ON

Report: Amazon Cuomo Begs Bezos To Give NYC One More Chance Baby Come ON

Governor Andrew Cuomo travels to closed Skyway Highway in Buffalo to view its condition and confronts truckers not adhering to Truck/Bus travel ban along the way. (Governor's Office) Did you think Governor Andrew Cuomo was going...

Following Cuomo's Abrupt L Train Takeover, MTA Vows To 'Stick With What We Planned' On Future Projects

Following Cuomo's Abrupt L Train Takeover, MTA Vows To 'Stick With What We Planned' On Future Projects

Governor Andrew Cuomo's Flickr Governor Andrew Cuomo has called the MTA everything from “diabolical” to a “disgrace,” but this is the year he’s taking action. Today he unveiled a 10-point plan to “transform” the MTA, raising...

Cuomo Seeks To Limit Mug Shot Releases To Thwart 'Internet Shaming Industry'

Cuomo Seeks To Limit Mug Shot Releases To Thwart 'Internet Shaming Industry'

Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2019 State of the State address. (Courtesy Governor Cuomo's Office) Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to curb the public release of mug shots, as well as booking information detailing what people were picked up...

The Governor Formerly Known As Amazon Wakes Up To A New Political Reality

The Governor Formerly Known As Amazon Wakes Up To A New Political Reality

Governor Cuomo announcing at a press conference in November that Amazon would come to Long Island City (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) There might have been a moment on Thursday afternoon when Governor...

NY's Rent Reform Battle Has Just Begun

NY's Rent Reform Battle Has Just Begun

Protesters marched during a snowstorm in November to demand tougher rent protections. (Scott Heins / Gothamist) ”Oh my god, not there!” That’s what Marlyn Gaston’s mother said, when Gaston told her she planned to move into...

Amazon Is Threatening To Take Its Jobs And Go Elsewhere

Amazon Is Threatening To Take Its Jobs And Go Elsewhere

Protesters at last week's City Council hearing on the Amazon deal (John McCarten / City Council) In a move that could jeopardize the integrity of any future "HQ3" contest, Amazon is threatening to take its jobs...

Cuomo, Who Controls The MTA, Calls MTA A 'Disgrace,' Demands Congestion Pricing Or Steep Fare Hikes

Cuomo, Who Controls The MTA, Calls MTA A 'Disgrace,' Demands Congestion Pricing Or Steep Fare Hikes

(Governor Andrew Cuomo's Office Flickr) In his most full-throated takedown of the MTA to date, Cuomo mocked all aspects of the agency that he has essentially controlled for eight years at a speech to business leaders...

NYC Plan For Safe Injection Sites Faces Resistance From Cuomo, Trump

NYC Plan For Safe Injection Sites Faces Resistance From Cuomo, Trump

Protesters outside Governor Cuomo's office this past November (Courtesy Erik McGregor Photography) Supervised injection sites are poised to face their first legal test in the United States in a case that could set a precedent for...

Is Trump’s Tax Law Really Making Rich New Yorkers Flee The State?

Is Trump’s Tax Law Really Making Rich New Yorkers Flee The State?

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli deliver an update on state revenues and SALT (Governor's Office / Flickr) This week's surprise announcement from Governor Andrew Cuomo was the alarming news that the state budget was...

Queens Senator Could Kill Cuomo's Amazon Deal: 'This Is Not A Dictatorship'

Queens Senator Could Kill Cuomo's Amazon Deal: 'This Is Not A Dictatorship'

In November, New York State Sen. Michael Gianaris, center, calls on supporters to remove the Amazon app from their phones and boycott the compony, as he address a coalition rally and press conference (Bebeto Matthews/AP/Shutterstock) Aside...

Video: Governor Cuomo Personally Enforces Upstate Truck Driving Ban

Video: Governor Cuomo Personally Enforces Upstate Truck Driving Ban

"Buffalo, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo travels to closed Skyway Highway in Buffalo to view its condition and confronts truckers not adhering to Truck/Bus travel ban along the way." (Governor's Office) While some other governors may see...

New York Legislature Passes Sweeping Gun Control Package

New York Legislature Passes Sweeping Gun Control Package

(Hans Pennink/AP/Shutterstock) It will soon be illegal for New York educators to carry firearms at school, thanks to a gun control package state legislators passed on Tuesday—the first the state has seen since 2013. Also included:...

Cuomo Is Eating De Blasio's Lunch On Congestion Pricing

Cuomo Is Eating De Blasio's Lunch On Congestion Pricing

Sandra Lee flashes a peace sign at the New Paltz exit of the New York State Thruway as Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launches the first-ever statewide breast cancer motorcycle ride ending at New York State DEC...

MTA Memo: Cuomo's L Train Plan Will Cause Crowding 'Greater Than Anything Ever Experienced'

MTA Memo: Cuomo's L Train Plan Will Cause Crowding 'Greater Than Anything Ever Experienced'

7 train delays cause massive backups in 2016 (Amha Mogus / Flickr) Just a few weeks ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo upended three years of transportation planning and shocked the city by announcing that L train service...

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