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Netflix to open production hub in New York City

Netflix is opening a production hub in New York City that will bring "up to $100 million in investments to the city," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday.


Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members’ kids

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members killed or disabled while on duty, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The move comes after President Donald Trump and Republican state lawmakers criticized a decision by Democrats in the state […]
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New York is curbing food waste and helping people in need with a new initiative

New York is making important strides toward reducing food waste and greenhouse gas emissions. The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, recently agreed to a new food waste initiative with the state legislature that will recycle scraps and send wholesome food to people in need. The new law is called the Food Donation and Food Scrap Recycling Act. Once the bill goes into practice, all surplus food items will be donated to local food shelters while any scraps will be sent to recycling centers, preve...
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AOC: 'I don’t regret opposing' Amazon headquarters deal

Days after Amazon pulled out of the deal with the city, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez over their opposition. Ocasio-Cortez disagrees with the governor.
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Coumo’s Reproductive Health Act Of 2019 Now Sanctions Murder

Opinion Andrew Cuomo New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Americans will remember Andrew Cuomo, the 56th Governor of New York, long after he leaves Office and longer still, once he has departed from this Earth. They will remember Andrew Cuomo, but not in a good way. They will remember him for ramming through the State Government in Albany, two policy measures, both of which are antithetical to the core values, beliefs, and traditions of Americans, and both of which are inconsistent with the core tene...
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Outdoor Updates: LifeStraw saves the lives of two missing hikers + Trump and pipelines

LifeStraw saves the lives of two hikers missing in the CA mountains for five days Rescuers have located two California hikers that went missing after descending into a valley and becoming lost. The pair was hiking with a larger group who turned back after deeming the trail too dangerous. The two hikers forged ahead and when they failed to return home that night, their friends reported them missing. The whereabouts of the hikers were unknown for five days before rescue crews found footprin...
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Cuomo: Ending exemption for vaccines ‘legally questionable’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says legislation that would end the ability of parents to object to vaccinations for their children on religious grounds is “legally questionable.” Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo during interviews this week called the recent surge in measles cases a serious public health concern but said eliminating the religious exemption […]
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Flags lowered in memory of Marines killed in Afghanistan

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags lowered to half-staff in memory of two Marine Corps reservists from New York who were killed in Afghanistan. Cpl. Robert A. Hendriks and Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman were killed by a roadside bomb Monday along with Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, of York, Pennsylvania. Slutman was […]
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New York vows to keep trying after Orwellian facial recognition program fails

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s driver recognition pilot program has yielded perfect results: it works zero percent of the time. Congratulations would be in order, but despite this fantastic failure the state intends to continue building it’s privacy-smashing facial recognition program. The program, according to The Wall Street Journal, suffered from abject failure due to the current technology’s inability to detect faces at high speeds. The Journal reports a November document related to the Ne...
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Prosecutors Sometimes Behave Badly. Now They May Be Held to Account.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York approved landmark legislation creating a commission to investigate misconduct by prosecutors. District attorneys vowed to fight it in court.
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Climate change group scrapped by Trump reassembles to issue warning

Panel was disbanded after a Trump official voiced concerns that it did not have enough members ‘from industry’ A whirlwind of embers as a wildfire approaches homes in Montecito, California. Photograph: David McNew/Getty ImagesA US government climate change advisory group scrapped by Donald Trump has reassembled independently to call for better adaptation to the floods, wildfires and other threats that increasingly loom over American communities.The Trump administration disbanded the 15-person ...
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Climate change panel disbanded by Trump defies president to issue urgent guidance on flooding and wildfire threats

A group devoted to helping the US tackle climate change has released its first report since being officially disbanded by Donald Trump two years ago.The Federal Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment was set up as a panel of experts to prepare the nation for a future of rising sea levels and wildfires.It was first appointed by former president Barack Obama to assist communities who wanted to adapt to the changing climate.But Mr Trump – who has repeatedly expressed doubt...
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Why Cory Booker Sucks When it Comes to Gun Rights

Cory A. Booker New Jersey/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- One of the Democrats running for president and getting a lot of air time is Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey. Booker had a bit of a star turn before he even reached the Senate due to the documentary Street Fight, featuring his effort to defeat a political machine in Newark. But where has Booker stood on our Second Amendment rights? The answer: He’s bad on them – willing to back arbitrary bans on modern multi-purpose semi-automatic fi...
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New York vows to ban plastic bags statewide in 2020

Lawmakers in New York just agreed to ban plastic bags across the state. The law is a part of a larger budget agreement and makes New York the second state in the United States to join the fight against single-use plastics. “I am proud to announce that together, we got it done,” Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, stated. The ban on plastic bags will officially start on March 1 of next year. In addition to ditching plastic bags, businesses within the state will be allowed to charge up to fiv...
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New York Becomes First U.S. City to Introduce Congestion Pricing

It was a bit of a struggle, but the New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo have signed on a (decidedly progressive) $175 billion state budget. While the deal has a number of noteworthy inclusions, spurred by the newly elected Democratic majority in the State Legislature, the one we’re most concerned with involves charging motorists […] The post New York Becomes First U.S. City to Introduce Congestion Pricing appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: New York, New York City, Editorials, Manhattan, Autos, Congestion, Andrew Cuomo, State Legislature, New York State Legislature, News Blog, Congestion Pricing, Tolls, Congestion Charges, New York Becomes First U S City


New York Becomes America's Third State To Ban Plastic Bags (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who control the Legislature have reached a deal to make New York the third state with a ban on single-use plastic grocery bags as they worked to finalize budget agreements, officials said Friday. The ban would prohibit grocery stores from providing plastic bags for most purchases, something California has been doing since a statewide ban was approved in 2016. Hawaii has an effective statewide ban, with all it...
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Congestion pricing could mark the beginning of the end of New York's famous yellow taxis (LYFT)

Congestion pricing in New York City will achieve the goal of reducing gridlock. But the way it's structured, it could also spell the end of the taxi business. Congestion pricing represents a hard bargain between well-capitalized ride-hailing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, and governments desperate for money to fix aging mass-transit systems. Yellow taxi cabs and New York City — what could be more iconic? Successfully hailing a cab has always been a rite of passage for New Yorkers. It bewil...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes revenge on the state board accused of imperiling Amazon's New York City headquarters (AMZN)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is cracking down on the state board that has been blamed for imperiling Amazon's New York City headquarters, HQ2.  Amazon announced it would cancel its New York headquarters just days after an Amazon critic was nominated to the board.  The board's approval was required for some aspects of the Amazon deal. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is cracking down on the state board that may have imperiled Amazon's New York City headquarters.  Cuomo added a provision to the state b...
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A look at key items in New York’s $175.5 billion budget plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Here’s a look at some of the key items included in the $175.5 billion state budget agreement announced Sunday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democrat-controlled New York Legislature: MANHATTAN TOLLS: Vehicles traveling south of 61st Street will be charged a toll beginning in 2021 through electronic devices placed around […]
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‘Congestion Pricing’ Tolls, Plastic Bag Ban Approved In New York Budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drivers traveling into the busiest sections of Manhattan will be charged a toll starting in 2021 and single-use plastic bags will be banned across New York state in less than a year under a $175.5 billion state budget agreement announced early Sunday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders. Lawmakers planned to begin passing budget bills right away during what’s expected to be an all-day session that could spill into early Monday, when the spending plan for the 2019-2...
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Manhattan tolls, plastic bag ban approved in New York budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drivers traveling into the busiest sections of Manhattan will be charged a toll starting in 2021 and single-use plastic bags will be banned across New York state in less than a year under a $175.5 billion state budget agreement announced early Sunday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders. Lawmakers planned […]
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New York Becomes America's Third State To Ban Plastic Bags

An anonymous reader quotes the Associated Press: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who control the Legislature have reached a deal to make New York the third state with a ban on single-use plastic grocery bags as they worked to finalize budget agreements, officials said Friday. The ban would prohibit grocery stores from providing plastic bags for most purchases, something California has been doing since a statewide ban was approved in 2016. Hawaii has an effective statewide ban, with all it...
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Ban on plastic bags comes close to reality in a 3rd state

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who control the Legislature reached a deal Friday to make New York the third state with a ban on single-use plastic grocery bags as they worked to finalize budget agreements. The ban would prohibit grocery stores from providing plastic bags for most purchases, something California […]
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Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York; Second Statewide Ban, After California

State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed to ban most single-use plastic bags; counties will have the option to impose a 5-cent paper-bag fee.
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Plastic Bags to Be Banned in New York State

State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have agreed to ban most single-use plastic bags; counties will have the option to impose a 5-cent paper-bag fee.
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Fight for Your Right to Make the Argument

Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Earlier, I noted that Second Amendment supporters were winning the big arguments surrounding our freedoms. The winning arguments have always been there for Second Amendment supporters, and the landmark Heller and McDonald cases have shifted the terrain. But with these victories have come adjustments from anti-Second Amendment extremists over the last few years. Unable to refute arguments in support of our ...
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Why Joe May Be Courting Stacey

Opinion Stacey Abrams USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Of 895 slots in the freshman class of Stuyvesant High in New York City, seven were offered this year to black students, down from 10 last year and 13 the year before. In the freshman class of 803 at The Bronx High School of Science, 12 students are black, down from last year's 25. Of 303 students admitted to Staten Island Technical High School, one is African-American. According to The New York Times, similar patterns of admission apply at the oth...
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Proposed $1 billion underwater pipeline will send fracked gas to NYC

There is a war brewing over the development of a new underwater pipeline in New York City. The proposed project would send fracked gas to the city, a move environmentalists claim would greatly contribute to global warming. An Oklahoma company called Williams has proposed an ambitious plan to construct a 23-mile pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York. The project, which will cost around $1 billion, will connect with an existing pipeline underneath New Jersey, carrying gas all the way to Queens. ...
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Cuomo: Pot legalization dropped from New York state budget

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that a bill legalizing marijuana -- and the revenue anticipated from such a proposal -- would not be included in the state's upcoming budget, predicting that the state legislature would come to an agreement on pot by June.
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Optimus Ride brings self-driving cars to private communities in NY and CA

If you live in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, you could be one of the first consumers to ride in a self-driving car in the state of New York. That’s thanks to autonomous vehicle startup Optimus Ride, which today announced its plans to deploy self-driving vehicles to the 300-acre development in Brooklyn. The development houses 400 businesses that employ 9,000 people. Although self-driving car companies have tested vehicles in New York, there has yet to be a commercial development of such services — u...
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