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Cuomo Launches Investigation Into Sharks After Two Kids Are Bitten Off Fire Island gallery

Cuomo Launches Investigation Into Sharks After Two Kids Are Bitten Off Fire Island

Two children were injured in possible shark encounters off Fire Island beaches on Wednesday. According to authorities, a 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl were both bitten within 15 minutes of each other while swimming in waters...

Cuomo Campaign Inspires Wave Of Small Donations From Roommates, Relatives Of Cuomo Aides

Cuomo Campaign Inspires Wave Of Small Donations From Roommates, Relatives Of Cuomo Aides

Just another day dialing for dollars from all his grassroots small donors! (via Governor Cuomo's flickr) In recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo's campaign team has highlighted an almost unbelievable surge of grass roots support for the...

Cuomo Sues To Stop GOP Tax Overhaul From 'Using New York As A Piggy Bank'

Cuomo Sues To Stop GOP Tax Overhaul From 'Using New York As A Piggy Bank'

Last year's NYC Tax Day March (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) A new lawsuit brought by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Barbara Underwood claims that the federal tax law passed last year is a partisan attack...

'An Extreme Conservative': New York Reacts To Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

'An Extreme Conservative': New York Reacts To Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh, with President Trump in the background, on July 9, 2018 (Evan Vucci/AP/Shutterstock) New York officials reacted strongly to nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat. Governor Andrew Cuomo...

Cuomo Says He Won't Return Trump Campaign Donations, Thanks

Cuomo Says He Won't Return Trump Campaign Donations, Thanks

(Governor's Office/Flickr) Governor Andrew Cuomo says he does not plan to return the $64,000 in campaign donations he received from President Trump over the years, despite mounting calls from his opponents to do so. "I'm going...

Cuomo's Controversial $1.5 Billion AirTrain To LaGuardia Project Lurches Forwardgallery

Cuomo's Controversial $1.5 Billion AirTrain To LaGuardia Project Lurches Forward

Governor Andrew Cuomo's long-promised AirTrain will soon offer riders a badly needed rail connection between LaGuardia airport and a subway station. Yes, this particular station happens to be further from Manhattan than the actual airport, and the...

Cuomo, De Blasio Want Answers About Migrant Children In NY

Cuomo, De Blasio Want Answers About Migrant Children In NY

Migrant children shield their faces while leaving the Cayuga Center in East Harlem (Mary Altaffer/AP/REX/Shutterstock) Migrant children who have been separated from their families are being shuttled to states thousands of miles away from their parents,...

Approximately 700 Forcibly-Separated Migrant Children Have Been Sent To NY, Cuomo Says

Approximately 700 Forcibly-Separated Migrant Children Have Been Sent To NY, Cuomo Says

A woman and children enter the Cayuga Centers in New York, (Richard Drew/AP/REX/Shutterstock) Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated on Thursday that 700 immigrant children who were forcibly separated from their parents at the Mexican border have been...

SEE IT: MTA Board Member Parks Illegally After Blocking Bus With Benz

SEE IT: MTA Board Member Parks Illegally After Blocking Bus With Benz

MTA board member Charles Moerdler and his private parking lot. One MTA board member was introduced to the concept of a bus on Thursday, when he and his Mercedes Benz were rudely booted from a prime...

UPDATE: Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Pizza Deliveryman Pablo Villavicencio

UPDATE: Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Pizza Deliveryman Pablo Villavicencio

Legal Aid Society Attorney Jennifer Williams holding the motion for a stay of deportation filed for Pablo Villavicencio on Friday (Gothamist) UPDATE: Pablo Villavicencio's imminent deportation was halted on Saturday, after a federal judge in Manhattan...

Photos: Old Tappan Zee Bridge Sunk Into Atlantic Ocean To Start Second Life As Reef

Photos: Old Tappan Zee Bridge Sunk Into Atlantic Ocean To Start Second Life As Reefgallery

The 62-year-old remnants of the old Tappan Zee Bridge went to bridge heaven yesterday, as they were dropped into the Atlantic Ocean to become a huge new artificial reef. At an event celebrating the bridge's new home,...

'I've NEVER Seen It This Crowded': Subway Meltdown In Queens Spreads To LIRR

'I've NEVER Seen It This Crowded': Subway Meltdown In Queens Spreads To LIRRgallery

A train with mechanical problems and a simultaneous signal failure led to an extra heaping of commuter chaos all along the Queens Boulevard corridor this morning, leaving many with no option but to take the Long...

Joe Lhota Has Many Side Hustles. Running The MTA Is Just One Of Them

Joe Lhota Has Many Side Hustles. Running The MTA Is Just One Of Them

(Gothamist) Governor Cuomo's chosen head of the MTA says he doesn't actually work for the public authority, and is thus totally allowed to take on an abundance of board positions and lobbying gigs for massive private...

Cynthia Nixon Does Something Cuomo Hasn't Since 2016: Ride The Subway

Cynthia Nixon Does Something Cuomo Hasn't Since 2016: Ride The Subway

Governor Andrew Cuomo demonstrates track improvement work as part of Subway Action Plan. Full funded Subway Action Plan allows for acceleration work on continuously welded rail, which reduces track related delays. MTA will double rate of...

Cuomo & Vance Battle Over Who Gets To Investigate Eric Schneiderman

Cuomo & Vance Battle Over Who Gets To Investigate Eric Schneiderman

The former attorney general (NY AG's office) Just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he was appointing Nassau County D.A. Madeline Singas to be the "Special Prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General"...

Cuomo's Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Doesn't Go Far Enough, Critics Say

Cuomo's Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Doesn't Go Far Enough, Critics Say

Photograph by dalioPhoto / Flickr The day after Earth Day, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a bill to ban single-use plastic bags, declaring, "The blight of plastic bags takes a devastating toll on our streets, our water...

How NY Prison 'Slave Labor' Powers A $50 Million Manufacturing Enterprise

How NY Prison 'Slave Labor' Powers A $50 Million Manufacturing Enterprise

Governor Cuomo tours Dannemora correctional facility in 2015 (Governor's Office) The hand-soap dispensers in City Hall bathrooms and “Secure Therapy Desks” used to shackle prisoners during class on Rikers Island are just a few of the...

De Blasio Declares Deadly West Side Highway Attack 'Act Of Terror'

De Blasio Declares Deadly West Side Highway Attack 'Act Of Terror'

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed that officials are currently investigating today's deadly incident on the West Side Highway as a terrorist attack. "Based on information we...

How Did A Tiny Montana Power Company Land A Huge Contract To Fix Puerto Rico's Power Grid?

How Did A Tiny Montana Power Company Land A Huge Contract To Fix Puerto Rico's Power Grid?

A man descends a makeshift ladder reaching to the top of a broken bridge spanning the Vivi River on October 20, 2017 in Utuado, Puerto Rico. (Getty Images) The Department of Homeland Security, the House Natural...

NYC Reveals Amazon HQ Pitch, De Blasio Says Amazon Hurts NYC Businesses

NYC Reveals Amazon HQ Pitch, De Blasio Says Amazon Hurts NYC Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday, September 23, 2017. (Michael Appleton / Mayoral Photography Office) The deadline is finally here for cities across the country to submit...

De Blasio Will Turn NYC 'Amazon Orange' In Hopes Corporation Will Notice Us

De Blasio Will Turn NYC 'Amazon Orange' In Hopes Corporation Will Notice Us

(Photo by Tod Seelie/Gothamist) There's just one day left before proposals are due for Amazon's second headquarters, and politicians across the country are tripping over themselves to woo the Seattle-based corporate behemoth. Here in New York,...

Self-Driving Cars Will Hit Manhattan Streets Early Next Year

Self-Driving Cars Will Hit Manhattan Streets Early Next Year

(Stefan Georgi / Flickr) In just a few months, autonomous vehicles will be added to the mixture of pedestrians, cars, cyclists, box trucks, party buses, MTA buses, unicyclists, delivery riders, slow walkers, and dog walkers currently...

Cuomo Finally Decides To Return All $118,000 Of Harvey Weinstein's Donations

Cuomo Finally Decides To Return All $118,000 Of Harvey Weinstein's Donations

Harvey Weinstein at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 (Getty Images) When news broke of movie producer Harvey Weinstein's decades of alleged sexual harassment last week, a number of Democratic politicians announced that they would make...

Cuomo Defends 'Tall & Proud' Columbus Statues, Chazz Palminteri Tells De Blasio To 'Strap On Balls'

Cuomo Defends 'Tall & Proud' Columbus Statues, Chazz Palminteri Tells De Blasio To 'Strap On Balls'

(Courtesy Governor's Flickr) Mayor Bill de Blasio's been getting a lot of flack from Italian-Americans for allegedly failing to stand up for Columbus Day and the namesake statue in Columbus Circle—he's been dubbed a "fake Italian"...

Cuomo's 'Fix NYC' Panel Is Devoid Of Anyone Who Governs NYC

Cuomo's 'Fix NYC' Panel Is Devoid Of Anyone Who Governs NYC

"We're fixing New York City. Get in." (Governor Cuomo's Office) In a move that will definitely not be seen as yet another petty snub of a political and personal rival, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that...

There's A 'Dark Side' To NY's Rush To Win Amazon's New HQ

There's A 'Dark Side' To NY's Rush To Win Amazon's New HQ

Governor Andrew Cuomo announcing earlier this year that Spotify would be moving from Midtown South to 4 World Trade Center, creating 1,000 new jobs in exchange for $11 million in rent subsidies (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Moving...

Cuomo's Free College Plan Leaves Many Working Class Students Behind

Cuomo's Free College Plan Leaves Many Working Class Students Behind

Governor Cuomo and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveil the Excelsior program in January (Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) In a Sunday press release and playful tweet, Governor Andrew Cuomo touted that...

Photos, Videos: Old Kosciuszko Bridge Blown Straight To Hell

Photos, Videos: Old Kosciuszko Bridge Blown Straight To Hellgallery

After 78 years of carrying traffic between Brooklyn and Queens, the old Kosciuszko Bridge has been blown to bits. At 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo pressed a button that set off a series of...

How You Can See The Kosciuszko Bridge Get Blown Up On Sunday Morning

How You Can See The Kosciuszko Bridge Get Blown Up On Sunday Morning

Photograph of the Kosciuszko Bridge in 2010 by rollingrck / Flickr The old Kosciuszko Bridge will be demolished on Sunday, October 1—a week's delay—and the public has a chance to see it happen alongside Governor Cuomo,...

Trump's Tax Plan Expected To Hurt Over 1 Million New Yorkers While Helping The Wealthiest

Trump's Tax Plan Expected To Hurt Over 1 Million New Yorkers While Helping The Wealthiest

NYC Tax Day March (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) President Trump's proposed tax policy is expected to raise taxes on over one million New Yorkers, the majority of whom are low- and middle-income households, while providing a...

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