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Cuomo airs concerns over solitary confinement proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor expressed concerns Tuesday with a proposal that would restrict the use of solitary confinement, saying the legislation would require the construction of new facilities and cost jails about $1 billion statewide. Gov. Andrew ...

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Gov. Cuomo: Eliminate ‘gay panic’ defense

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants lawmakers to pass a new law ensuring people who attack or kill a gay person can’t beat the charge by arguing they panicked because of their victim’s sexuality. Under current ...

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Cuomo: NY must go 100 percent clean energy by 2040

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would adopt the most aggressive clean energy goal of any state under a plan from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that calls for generating 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2040. Hitting the ...

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Cuomo fills health & human services post

  ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed Paul Francis as his deputy secretary for health and human services. Francis, an attorney, was Cuomo’s director of agency redesign early in his first term. He is a past ...

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Cuomo announces new programs during Adirondack Challenge

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday conducted the third annual 2015 Summer Adirondack Challenge to promote summer tourism and showcase recreational opportunities in the Adirondack region. The event brought together hundreds of state and local officials, tourism industry representatives and ...

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Cuomo announces JCOPE appointments

  Former New York State Bar Association President Seymour James is among eight appointees named last week to the Joint Commission on Public Ethics Review Commission.   The commission reviews and evaluates the activities and performance of the Joint Commission ...

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Oversight group sues state for abuse reports

ALBANY (AP) — The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with federal oversight responsibility to obtain complete investigative reports about alleged abuse of the disabled and mentally ill in state care. The state Justice Center ...

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New law expands MWBE certifications

Legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is Cuomo is designed to increase the number of certified minority and women-owned enterprises in New York state. The bill (A.9668/S.7314) authorizes the state to grant a one year provisional MWBE certification ...

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