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2 potential Dem candidates team to rip Cuomo on housing issues

The following is an expanded third item from my “Albany Insider” column on Monday: Two potential Democratic primary challengers to Gov. Cuomo are teaming up with affordable housing advocates to attack the governor for not doing enough to protect tenants. ...

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Schumer, Cuomo slam GOP tax bill as ‘lump of coal’ for taxpayers

ALBANY — New York’s top two Democrats on Monday said the House GOP’s tax plan is still a bad deal for state taxpayers, despite a “compromise” on the issue of state and local deductions . In a conference call with ...

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Cuomo aide who abruptly quit is under ethics investigation

ALBANY — A married Cuomo economic development aide who abruptly quit his job this week has been under investigation for his involvement with another state employee who filed a complaint against him. The woman told Buffalo media that the man, ...

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Bill Clinton, Bon Jovi to back Cuomo at 60th birthday fund-raiser

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo is calling in some star power to help celebrate his 60th birthday and raise money for his 2018 reelection campaign. Former President Bill Clinton and rocker Jon Bon Jovi will appear at a birthday fund-raiser for ...

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Cuomo warns U.S. still has a lot of work to do in Puerto Rico

Gov. Cuomo, set to make his second trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Thursday, warned that America’s work in helping the battered island is only just beginning. Predicting years and billions of dollars of work ahead, Cuomo criticized President Trump ...

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Patients rights groups push Cuomo to back Lavern’s Law

ALBANY — More than 60 patients rights and other groups are urging Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill to make it easier for victims of misdiagnosed cancer to get their day in court. The dozens of groups signed on to ...

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Gov. Cuomo shifts, will donate all money from Harvey Weinstein

ALBANY — Under attack from Republicans for saying he’ll only donate a portion of the campaign contributions he received from former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, Gov. Cuomo Thursday afternoon decided to shed all of the tainted funds. The decision came ...

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Cuomo says Columbus statue won’t be removed during his tenure

ALBANY – Gov. Cuomo says the statue honoring Italian explorer Christopher Columbus won’t be sailing out of New York any time soon. “As long as I am Governor of the great State of New York, there will be a statue ...

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LOVETT: Business leaders worry Cuomo could be pushed too far left

ALBANY — The head of a leading state business group fears a Democratic primary challenge from the left to Gov. Cuomo in 2018. Not because she believes Cuomo can lose, but because it could force him to tack even further ...

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Cuomo sends more troopers, emergency personnel to aid Puerto Rico

Gov. Cuomo ordered over 100 additional state troopers and other emergency personnel Friday to help with urgent Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The team of Empire State experts includes 72 Port Authority emergency personnel, 53 state troopers and ...

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