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Cuomo touts special prosecutor in speech

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo addresses the NAACP National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday, where he spoke about his recent appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate cases where police kill unarmed and other civilians. Office of the Governor – Kevin P. Coughlin

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has told a gathering of the NAACP that New York is working to restore public trust in law enforcement following the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of police. The Democratic governor made a rare trip ...

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Cuomo tours prison, pushes reforms

COXSACKIE (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has toured a state prison in the Hudson Valley to promote his proposal to keep the youngest law breakers from adult prisons. Cuomo spent about two hours Thursday at the medium-security Greene Correctional Facility ...

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New Senate leader meets with Cuomo

ALBANY (AP) — The top three officials of New York state government have gathered behind closed doors for the first time since the Senate picked a new leader. Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan says Wednesday morning’s meeting with Assembly Speaker ...

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Board to address minimum wage

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a plan to get a minimum wage hike that doesn’t require legislative approval. In an op-ed letter in The New York Times on Thursday, Cuomo said he will direct the state ...

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New York’s fallen officers honored

Twenty-seven fallen law enforcement officers from agencies across New York state, including Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson, were honored today in a ceremony. They join 1,360 others represented on the memorial from 141 police agencies across the state and five ...

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Top officials may use police sirens

ALBANY (AP) — Top officials in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration can now use police sirens on their personal cars. The new regulation, published in the state register Wednesday, lets the commissioners of the departments of Environmental Conservation, Transportation ...

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Legislators to push for criminal justice reforms

ALBANY — Two dozen black and Hispanic state legislators promised Wednesday to press for New York criminal justice reforms, citing recent police killings of unarmed young men in Baltimore, New York City and other parts of the U.S. The lawmakers ...

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Cuomo, Assembly pressure Senate on ethics

ALBANY (AP) — Lawmakers in New York would have to swipe an electronic card to prove their attendance in Albany in order to claim travel and accommodation reimbursements under an ethics reform proposal crafted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly ...

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Cuomo calls for new policy after criticism of email purges

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, greets New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio as he arrives for the funeral Mass for Cardinal Edward Egan on Tuesday at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Cuomo is calling for a new email retention policy for state leaders following criticism about his administration's practice of generally purging emails after 90 days. AP Images

ALBANY —Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a new email retention policy for state leaders following criticism about his administration’s practice of generally purging emails after 90 days. The Democratic governor will meet with other top state officials to create ...

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