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Cuomo: Extend background check waiting period for gun buys

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to extend the background check waiting period for firearm purchase from three days to 10 days. The Democrat announced the proposal on Thursday. It’s just one of several ...

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Cuomo vows New York will lead nation with progressive agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — Sounding like the presidential candidate he insists he is not, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unleashed an energetic attack against President Donald Trumps policies Tuesday, pledging New York will lead the nation forward with the most ...

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Legalizing marijuana is now a priority for Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced his full support of statewide legalization of recreational marijuana, making it an administration priority for early 2019. “Let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana once and for all,” said Cuomo, a ...

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State support for housing initiative sought

A statewide network of nearly 167 advocacy organizations, along with businesses and labor unions, have sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking for $20 million in state funding to support the Community First initiative to provide housing counseling and ...

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Cuomo blames weather for New York population decline

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday blamed upstate weather for New York’s continuing population decline, a day after his Republican challenger said Cuomo’s economic policies had failed to stanch the flow of migrants heading to other ...

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Cuomo signs law setting minimum indoor tanning age at 18

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state now prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning booths. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Thursday following passage by the Legislature earlier this year. The ...

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