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Cuomo will try to 'supercharge' state economy

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he’ll meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss an infrastructure program with federal funds for...
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Tue, 05/26/2020 - 1:08pm
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Legislature returns to Capitol next week

While Governor Andrew Cuomo has held daily briefings on the corona virus and issued over 250 executive orders, the state legislature has been absent...
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Fri, 05/22/2020 - 9:50am
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Beaches to open, but summer day camps still in question

Memorial Day weekend begins with beaches opening up, and other tentative steps to restart the economy. Governor Andrew Cuomo says, in his daily corona...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:04am
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State leaders anxiously await Senate action on federal relief package 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has about 10 days before he has to make some big decisions about New York state’s estimated $14 billion budget deficit. He's hoping...
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Tue, 05/19/2020 - 1:29pm
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Churches say they don't want to be among the last to reopen

Parts of New York state are gradually reopening, with western New York authorized on Monday to join five other regions of the state and begin the first...
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Mon, 05/18/2020 - 3:28pm
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Cuomo reopens beaches for Memorial Day, but with restrictions

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York’s beaches will be open for Memorial Day weekend, along with beaches in New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware,...
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Fri, 05/15/2020 - 12:57pm
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Several upstate regions begin to reopen at 12:01 a.m. Friday

Several upstate regions of New York are poised to begin reopening Friday. Among them is central New York after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 1:46pm
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Small businesses describe struggles at legislative hearing 

The New York State Legislature on Wednesday took one of its first official actions since passing a state budget over a month ago. They held a public...
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Wed, 05/13/2020 - 1:13pm
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4th region of the state allowed to begin reopening

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the phased in reopening of another region of the state Wednesday. He says New York’s North Country has met the state’s...
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Wed, 05/13/2020 - 10:17am
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Cuomo says he'll cut schools, hospitals and local governments without federal bailout

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging Congress to include money in its next federal aid package to help state governments that are financially decimated by the...
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Tue, 05/12/2020 - 12:40pm
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