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State doles out more than $700 million for economic development projects

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday that more than $700 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through this year’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. The effort to infuse the economy and create jobs was established in ...

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Left, right ally against Cuomo’s Start-Up NY

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ALBANY — An unlikely coalition from New York’s political right and left has called for the suspension of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Start-Up NY economic development program following reports of modest initial success and significant marketing costs. The group represents the ...

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State support for anti-poverty programs

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sunday that $438,000 is available to support new AmeriCorps programs that combat poverty and fight inequality in the Rochester area. Programs that receive funding will complement the work of the governor’s Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force ...

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Appointments have Buffalo connection

Among appointments Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday are Rose Rodriguez, who spearheaded several agency efforts linked to his Buffalo Billion and other initiatives; and Elizabeth De Leon Bhargava, a SUNY Buffalo Law School graduate. Rodriguez, who received her bachelor’s ...

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Witnesses call for police reform

The mother of an unarmed young man shot and killed by police in the early morning hours prior to what was supposed to be his wedding Nov. 25, 2006, is among members of 18 families asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ...

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Judiciary urged to keep its budget under cap

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo presented his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany on Wednesday. Credit: Courtesy of the Office of the Governor

The state judiciary is expected to reduce its budget to come within the 2 percent cap established by the administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo four years ago. The governor did not specifically address the judiciary’s proposed $2.1 billion spending ...

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Juvenile justice reforms proposed

The age of criminal responsibility would be raised for youth in New York state under a proposal announced Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and expected to be further addressed today in his State of the State speech. Under the ...

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Cuomo nominates Fahey to Court of Appeals

Supreme Court Justice Eugene M. Fahey of Buffalo is Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s nominee for the state Court of Appeals.   “Justice Fahey’s distinguished career, background and years of service on the bench will make him a formidable member of ...

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Cuomo to propose property tax credit program

HEMPSTEA (AP) — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing a $1.66 billion property tax credit program. He made the announcement Wednesday at Hofstra University on Long Island. Cuomo says Long Island homeowners have the highest property tax burden in the ...

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Cuomo to unveil state agenda

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will release the 2015-16 executive budget as part of his State of the State address next week. The 2015 “New York State of Opportunity Agenda” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in the Empire ...

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