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Comments sought on energy initiative

To ensure full public participation in its landmark regulatory reform efforts, the state Public Service Commission will conduct a hearing in Rochester on Wednesday to seek public input on its regulatory component of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s energy plan, Reforming ...

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Cuomo wants new casino bids

ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to reopen the bidding for casino licenses in upstate New York to allow for a Las Vegas-style casino in the state’s “economically ailing” Southern Tier. The move comes after developers and elected officials ...

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High Tech Rochester gets grant

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that High Tech Rochester is the recipient of a grant of $5 million for the purpose of creating a high-tech acceleration capability and leadership presence in the City of Rochester’s new Downtown Innovation Zone. The ...

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A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?

ALBANY — As government problems go, it’s not a bad one to have: How should New York spend a $5 billion surplus? The options are all big-ticket items. The $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement. Schools. Upgrades to New York ...

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Cuomo: NY prepared for Ebola, no cause for alarm

ALBANY (AP) — New York’s governor says there’s no reason for residents to be alarmed about Ebola and that the state is ready to respond to any cases of the deadly virus. Speaking on public radio’s “Capitol Pressroom,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said ...

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Rough governor’s primary gives hope to Cuomo foes

  Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger’s better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor traveled to ...

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Cuomo gets bruising lesson from Teachout

[UPDATE]  ALBANY (AP) — The Democratic primary served as a stinging rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a little-known law professor claimed a surprising 35 percent showing and complicated his path to re-election as well as his possible ...

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Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state’s civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability. In a letter to the ...

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Cuomo offers ‘total solidarity’ for Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo kicked off a two-day visit to Israel on Wednesday, where he expressed “total solidarity” with the country over the monthlong war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Cuomo met Israeli leaders hours ...

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GOP candidates take aim at Cuomo

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To the surprise of virtually no one, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Astorino took aim at the controversy swirling around opponent Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s alleged interference with an anti-corruption commission he established a year ago and disbanded earlier this year. Astorino, ...

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