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US Rep. Tom Suozzi says he's running for New York governor

Nov. 29, 2021 11:25 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi said Monday that he is running for New York governor in next year's election, joining a competitive primary race that became wide open when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned. Suozzi told reporters on a virtual news...

NY urged to launch endowment for public universities

Nov. 22, 2021 16:28 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is facing calls from faculty to boost the state's public university system by launching a university endowment — a step dozens of other states have taken. Lawmakers on the state Senate higher education committee held a hearing Monday as...

Probe finds 'overwhelming evidence' of misconduct by Cuomo

Nov. 22, 2021 14:27 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A legislative investigation released Monday found “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed women and that he ordered state workers to help produce his book on pandemic leadership during work hours. The report also...

Cuomo misrepresented COVID-19 nursing home toll, report says

Nov. 19, 2021 18:14 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's conduct in office concluded the Democrat's administration misrepresented how many nursing home residents died of COVID-19, according to a lawmaker who reviewed the committee's still-secret report. ...

Embattled Time’s Up, post-Cuomo, announces a ‘major reset’

Nov. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Confusion over purpose and mission. Lack of focus on long-term goals. Ineffective communication internally and externally. Lack of accountability for top officials, especially the CEO. Too politically partisan, and too aligned with Hollywood. These...

NY lawmakers begin reading findings from Cuomo probe

Nov. 18, 2021 18:37 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York Assembly's Judiciary Committee began reading copies of a report on Thursday that delves into allegations against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The report is expected to lay out the committee’s findings into allegations the...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Nov. 17, 2021 19:01 PM EST

Dunkirk Evening News. November 15, 2021. Editorial: BROADBAND Getting it right regarding fees Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, was one of the first to call for the elimination of state fees on broadband internet infrastructure in state...

NY ethics commission rescinds approval for Cuomo book deal

Nov. 16, 2021 17:22 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of New York's ethics commission voted overwhelmingly to rescind approval of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $5.1 million book deal Tuesday. The committee's vote comes over a year after the October 2020 publication of “American Crisis: Leadership...

Ferry, bus lanes could replace shelved LaGuardia rail link

Nov. 16, 2021 16:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A new effort to find a mass-transit solution for LaGuardia Airport after a $2 billion rail link project was put on hold amid criticism from public officials will look at options including ferry service, a subway extension and dedicated bus lanes. The...

Zephyr Teachout announces run for New York attorney general

Nov. 16, 2021 15:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Law professor Zephyr Teachout, who lost the 2018 Democratic primary for New York state attorney general to Letitia James, announced Monday that she will seek the nomination again next year. “My name is Zephyr Teachout, and I am running to be the next...