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Cuomo’s 100-plus pardons and a controversy

NEW YORK — Like many governors, New York’s Andrew Cuomo wasn’t known for granting clemency. Until the end of last month. In a single day, the Democrat pardoned 101 people convicted as teenagers of nonviolent crimes and granted clemency to ...

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New York launches push for life sciences

New York state is embarking on a new $650 million effort to expand life science industries. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the initiative on Monday. It brings together $250 million in tax incentives for life science companies, $200 million in ...

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Gov. Cuomo met with feds on ex-aide’s corruption case

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has met with federal authorities about a corruption case against a former top aide. Cuomo said Thursday the meeting took place following the September announcement of criminal charges against longtime adviser Joe Percoco ...

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New York launches initiative against telemarketing deceit

Telemarketers have to use accurate caller ID information under a bill signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. An initiative announced by the Democratic governor on Thursday also includes deploying state consumer protection staff to warn consumers about telemarketing scams ...

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230 tickets issued on Thruway during ‘Move Over’ campaign

State officials say troopers issued more than 200 tickets for violation of New York’s “Move Over” law during a five-day enforcement crackdown on the Thruway last month. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that state police wrote 230 tickets for violations ...

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State provides $16 million to fight poverty

On Wednesday in Rochester, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced nearly $16 million to support three local projects aimed at fighting poverty: Monroe Community College’s new Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center at Eastman Business Park, the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative’s new Mentors ...

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