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Detention center legislation awaits Cuomo

The transfer of property from New York state to Monroe County for the purposes of relocating the county’s Children’s Detention Center to Rush and helping the CityGate development move along in Rochester is awaiting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. Costco has ...

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Med marijuana advocates criticize Gov. Cuomo

ALBANY (AP) — Dozens of advocates for legalizing medical marijuana rallying at New York’s Capitol are blaming Gov. Andrew Cuomo for stalling the so-called “Compassionate Care Act.” Patients who would benefit from medical marijuana are asking Cuomo on Wednesday to ...

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Cuomo rejects amended medical marijuana bill

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has rejected a medical marijuana bill newly amended by lawmakers to address some concerns he has raised in negotiations, which continued Tuesday. Cuomo said the changes to the so-called Compassionate Care Act don’t include a ...

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Cuomo gives ultimatum to Senate

ALBANY (AP) — Facing pressure from liberals, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Thursday to campaign against state Senate leaders unless they pass public financing for statewide campaigns before the Legislature adjourns its session next month. Cuomo, a Democrat, told reporters on ...

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Hochul picked to run for lieutenant governor

Former Buffalo and Rochester area congresswoman Kathy Hochul was picked May 21 as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate. Hochul, a Democrat who is a vice president with Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corp., would succeed Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy, the former ...

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Cuomo launches fourth round of councils

Round IV of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative was officially kicked off by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday with up to $750 million in state economic development resources. The Consolidated Funding Application will open to applicants on Thursday, enabling ...

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Critics fault Cuomo’s bank tax proposal

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to simplify New York bank taxes contains a provision that would let Manhattan’s big investment banks pay taxes on only 8 percent of their securities income, which some critics call a gift to Wall ...

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