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New York Governor Hops on Green New Deal Bandwagon

New York state is on a path toward a Green New Deal. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a broad set of initiatives to get his state off fossil fuels Tuesday as part of his new executive budget.Read more...
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‘We Are in Control’: 5 Takeaways From Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Speech

Congestion pricing, sports betting and legalized recreational marijuana. Where are New York and its governor, Andrew Cuomo, headed?
Tags: New York, News, Marijuana, Discrimination, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Cuomo, Law and Legislation, Politics And Government, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Congestion Pricing, State of the State Message (NYS, Two Thousand Nineteen

Why Strategy & Tactics Matter in Defending the Second Amendment

Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Gun Control Act of 1968 into law – but he wanted it to include a licensing and registration scheme. (White House photo) United States of America – -( Okay, folks, now we get to the next step after we have determined just what our present situation is. Our objective is simple: Securing our Second Amendment rights and a legacy of freedom for future generations. There is just one problem: Michael Bloomberg isn’t going to give up his dreams of disar...
Tags: England, Guns, Australia, Senate, White House, America, Reagan, Bloomberg, Democrats, Tennessee, House, Bill Clinton, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg

Start spreading the news: New York to ban conversion therapy, enact gender identity protections

Joining 14 other states, the New York legislature is expected to pass bills banning conversion therapy.
Tags: Feature, Politics, New York, Lifestyle, Andrew Cuomo, Ad Friendly, Conversion Therapy

Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You’re a Problem

Opinion Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You're a Problem USA – -( I’ve had it with the attacks on the NRA, I expect it from “The Trace” and “Mother Jones,” but I find it repugnant when so-called 2A supporters use those questionable sources to scorch the NRA. The simple fact is that without the NRA you will lose your right to own a firearm. Don’t give us that crap about you’ll never give in, that you’ll stand your ground. Bull shit we can’t get most of you to vote. Half ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Hillary Clinton, House, Andrew Cuomo, Hillary, Cuomo, Nra, State, House Senate, Mother Jones, Heller, State of New York, NRA ILA

Thorny questions threaten to slow legal pot in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts a bill will pass this year. But don’t expect to see pot shops opening up from Brooklyn to Buffalo anytime soon. While there’s broad agreement on the idea of legalization, there’s no consensus […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Brooklyn, Nation, Buffalo, Andrew Cuomo, Albany

Interview: Allen West, 2019 NRA Board of Directors Candidate

Allen West is running for reelection to the 2019 NRA board of Directors. USA – -( AmmoLand News had a chance to catch up with our friend Allen West to talk about his run for reelection to the NRA board of directors in 2019 and about the organization itself as well as the current political outlook for gun owners in the face of a hostile Congress. Fredy Riehl: Hello Allen, thank you for taking the time to talk with AmmoLand News I know you have a busy schedule. Can you start by l...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guns, Congress, Colorado, California, US, America, Tennessee, New Jersey, Army, States, Vietnam, Andrew Cuomo, US Army

Did You Accidentally Help Bloomberg Today?

Did You Accidentally Help Bloomberg Today? United States – -( Let’s be honest: Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is one of the most dangerous threats to our Second Amendment rights. He has a lot of money, and he uses it to push an anti-Second Amendment agenda through. He gets a lot of help from Hollywood and a large chunk of the media. It’s a very formidable alliance. Sadly, he also gets help from some Second Amendment supporters. Now, I don’t think any Second Amendme...
Tags: Hollywood, Maryland, Guns, New York City, Reagan, Bloomberg, Fbi, United States, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Newtown, Nra, Columbine, Harold, Broward County

The Left’s Strategy to Disarm America

Opinion by Allen West My right inner forearm has a simple tattoo with the words “Molon Labe.” My message to the progressive socialist left, “Come, Take,” because I will not surrender to you. USA – -( If you cherish your individual freedom and liberty, please read this entire missive, and share its warning. This last week was the National Rifle Association (NRA) winter board meeting. As you should know by now, reading these pages, the NRA is the nation’s oldest civil rights orga...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, US, America, Washington Dc, Liberty, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Cruz

NRA Needs A Proven Leader, Now More Than Ever

Opinion by Marion Hammer Wayne LaPierre is one of the most humble guys I know. He routinely turns down profile pieces, and he always tells people that it’s the members who are the bedrock of the NRA. Wayne doesn’t just say that. He believes that. More so than anyone else. Florida – -( My name is Marion Hammer. I’ve written in AmmoLand News before. I work as a gun rights lobbyist on gun rights for the NRA and for it’s Florida affiliate – Unified Sportsmen of Florida. I tell you ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Obama, Congress, Aclu, Knox, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Nra, Fairfax, Wayne, Jeff, NRA Board, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre

United States: NY Governor Vetoes Bill To Allow Delay Damages On Public Contracts - Duane Morris LLP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ended 2018 by vetoing New York Senate Bill 6686 to amend the state finance law by adding a new section 138-b to allow contractors
Tags: News, United States, Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate, Public Contracts Duane Morris LLP

Shocker: Focusing on Criminals Yields Public Safety Results

Opinion Shocker: Focusing on Criminals Yields Public Safety Results Fairfax, VA – -( Anti-gun organizations want you to believe that the next law, the next restriction on gun rights, the next burden for law-abiding gun owners will be the game-changer.  Whenever gun control fails – and it always does – the answer is that the effort didn’t go far enough. Researchers grasp for an excuse when they find their preferred gun control laws have no effect on crime. Chicago experienced fe...
Tags: New York, Guns, Chicago, New Orleans, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Fairfax, New Orleans Police, David Kennedy, Michael Harrison, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chicago Crime Lab

Perez Has ‘Hardest Job In Politics’ As Tough Democratic Primary Takes Shape

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is at the center of the biggest test his party has faced in recent history. The party has rebounded from its disastrous 2016 performance with key midterm victories , but now stares at a long and potentially divisive presidential primary fight that could include dozens of candidates. The DNC is rehabilitating from years of neglect and infighting and lags its Republican counterpart in fundraising and data capabilities — key elem...
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Elizabeth Warren has a Tin Ear on the Second Amendment

Elizabeth Warren has a Tin Ear on the Second Amendment (Wikimedia Commons photo by ElizabethforMA) Massachusetts/Iowa/New Hampshire – -( Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was the first big-name Democrat to announce the formation of an exploratory committee for a possible run for President Trump. She isn’t the first to announce, though: Richard Ojeda, a state senator and failed U.S. House of Representatives candidate from West Virginia was technically the first Democrat to annou...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Reagan, Democrats, House Of Representatives, Warren, Gun Control, Silicon Valley, Andrew Cuomo, Gun Rights, Trump, Nra, Harold

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Tags: Books, Florida, Obama, Washington Post, North Korea, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, Recipes, Andrew Cuomo, Cabinet, Trump, Martin O'malley, Obamas, Pelosi, Beto O'Rourke

'This isn't a done deal': New York City Council speaker Corey Johnson lays out his plan to avoid being 'played' by Amazon

Amazon has chosen a site in Long Island City, Queens, for half of its HQ2 project. The decision, announced in November, immediately became controversial among some New York politicians. In December, the New York City Council held a contentious hearing with Amazon, where members asked, among other things, why it was left out of discussions.  In an interview with Business Insider, the council's speaker, Corey Johnson, laid out his plan to stop Amazon from coming to town — or to at least work wit...
Tags: Amazon, New York, NYC, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, City Council, Johnson, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Pittsburgh, West Side, Scranton, New York City Council, Crystal City

"Why Aren’t Democratic Governors Pardoning More Prisoners?"

The question in the title of this post is the headline of this notable new piece in The Atlantic by Matt Ford. The subtitle adds "It's one of the most effective tools for reducing mass incarceration, but few are taking advantage of it."  Here are excerpts: Governors in most states have the power to pardon or commute sentences, either at their sole discretion or with some level of input from a commission. Since most convictions occur at the state level, some governors can wield even greater infl...
Tags: Florida, New York, Law, California, Atlantic, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Arnold Schwarzenegger, New Mexico, Republican Party, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Susana Martinez, Brown, Rick Scott, Gray Davis

NY governor touts plan to fix subway line without shutdown

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking to reassure skeptics about his surprise plan to repair a key subway tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn without a long-dreaded 15-month shutdown. The Democrat spoke to reporters about his proposal Friday, a day after announcing the L-train shutdown wasn’t necessary . He urged the […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Brooklyn, Nation, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Ny, Albany

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Apple has slipped further down the ranks of the most valuable companies, dropping behind Google parent Alphabet to fourth place. Its valuation, once above $1 trillion, slipped to around $680 billion on Thursday. Wall Street took an apocalyptic view of Apple's shock sales warning, with analysts almost universally reducing their price targets. Analysts worried that China's economic slowdown had impacted Apple so severely. Apple's ...
Tags: Apple, Google, New York, NYC, Saudi Arabia, China, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Harry Potter, SEC, Andrew Cuomo, Alexa, Zuckerberg, Niantic, Ahuja

'No L-pocalypse!': New York's 'L' train to keep running during repairs

More than two years after news that one of New York City's busiest subway lines would stop running between Manhattan and Brooklyn to allow for repairs, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that the "L" train would keep rolling. The expected closure of the L train tunnel under the East River for at least 15 months had dismayed residents of the Brooklyn communities of Williamsburg, Bushwick and beyond. Cuomo told a news conference that engineering experts from Cornell and Columbia uni...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Cornell, Columbia, Cuomo, East River, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Williamsburg Bushwick

Marijuana M&A is already hot in 2019, with a pot tech-vape tie-up worth $210 million

TILT Holdings, a publicly-traded marijuana company, said it is buying vaporizer company Jupiter Research for $210 million in cash and stock. The acquisition allows TILT to go after a new category — and one that represents "exponential growth" TILT executive Joel Milton said in an interview with Business Insider. TILT was created out of a four-way merger in May and went public on the Canadian Securities Exchange in December.  It's 2019, and the marijuana M&A market is already heating up. Canna...
Tags: US, Trends, Canada, Patagonia, Vape, Jupiter, Andrew Cuomo, Canaccord Genuity, Marlboro, Juul, Business Insider, Altria, Milton, CSE, Holdings, Sant

New York City is using technology that's never been used in the United States to fix a damaged subway tunnel and avoid commuting hell

A New York City subway line that was scheduled to close completely for 15 months won't be shutting down after all, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. Teams of engineers from Columbia and Cornell universities studied systems in London, Hong Kong, and Riyadh to find a cheaper — and quicker — solution that wouldn't strand 300,000 daily commuters.  "Smart" fiber optic cables, lidar, and "racked" cabling will be used to mitigate further damage in the rehabilitated tunnel.  When New York Gov...
Tags: Lyft, Europe, New York, NYC, New York City, US, Trends, Brooklyn, United States, Chelsea, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey, Mta, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Cornell

'L-mageddon' averted as New York calls off shutdown of subway line

Fifteen-month shutdown of subway tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn canceled after Andrew Cuomo announced new planNearly a quarter million New Yorkers who for years dreaded “L-mageddon”, a planned 15-month shutdown of a key subway tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn, got a last-minute reprieve Thursday with a new plan that will allow repairs to go on at nights and weekends and the trains to keep running.New York governor Andrew Cuomo made the surprise announcement just weeks after convening...
Tags: New York, US news, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, East River

New York's governor called Tesla to see if the company could help fix NYC's subway system (TSLA)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reached out to Tesla for ideas to improve New York City's subway system, Cuomo said during a press conference on Thursday.  "I called up Tesla and I said, here's the question: We're trying to move subway cars, get them closer together. Do you have any ideas? You're talking about flying cars, we're just talking about moving trains," he said. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.   New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reached out to Tesla for ideas...
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New York City's L Train Won't Shut Down for Work, Cuomo Says

New technologies and materials will allow the line to keep running while workers fix damage from Hurricane Sandy, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday at a Manhattan news conference. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority had planned to close the tunnel for 15 months starting in April to avoid spending years on piecemeal repairs that have been routine as the agency contends with chronic operating deficits. “There will be no shutdown,” Cuomo said.
Tags: Science, New York City, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Governor calls off planned shutdown of NYC subway line

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s calling off a planned 15-month shutdown of a critical subway link between Manhattan and Brooklyn. The surprise announcement Thursday came after years of planning for the upheaval expected to be caused by the temporary closure of the L-train tunnel across the East River. The […]
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Cuomo: ‘Joe Biden Has the Best Case’ of 2020 Dem. Hopefuls

New York governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that Joe Biden has the most “credibility” of the many prospective candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “I think of all the names that are out there, I think Joe Biden has the best case,” Cuomo told radio station WAMC. “I think there’s going to be a big field,” Cuomo said in response to questions about the candidacy of Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, who announced that she was forming an exploratory committee earlier t...
Tags: New York, News, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, WAMC

Andrew Cuomo on 2020: 'Biden has the best case'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he believes former Vice President Joe Biden has the "best case" among Democrats in 2020.
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Cuomo vows New York will lead nation with progressive agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — Sounding like the presidential candidate he insists he is not, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unleashed an energetic attack against President Donald Trump’s policies Tuesday, pledging New York will lead the nation forward with the most progressive agenda in state history. The Democrat began 2019 and his third term with the […]
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From Gangsters to Governor Cuomo: Michael Imperioli on Playing the Tough Guys

When the New York native stars as Gov. Andrew Cuomo on “Escape at Dannemora,” he will have traced an arc from one extreme end of the law to the other.
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