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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 – -(AmmoLand.com)- 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


Legalized Marijuana. A ‘Green New Deal.’ Cuomo’s 2019 Vision Tacks Left.

Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat re-elected in November, presented an aggressively progressive platform promising to make New York a leader among liberal states.
Tags: New York, News, Marijuana, New York State, Cuomo, Law and Legislation, Budgets and Budgeting, Andrew M, Congestion Pricing, State of the State Message (NYS


Cuomo Swooped in as L-Train Savior, but M.T.A. Rejected Similar Approach Over Safety Concerns

The M.T.A. looked closely at the idea of hanging cables from the tunnel wall in 2014, but officials warned that it could damage the tube’s lining.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Andrew, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit Authority, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Transit Systems, Hurricane Sandy (2012, Byford


New York wants to ban stretch limos following deadly crash that killed 20

A horrific limo crash killed 20 people in upstate New York last October. Now Gov. Cuomo wants to ban stretch limousines to prevent another crash.            [Author: Albany Bureau]
Tags: New York, News, Cuomo, Albany Bureau


Cuomo Swooped in as L-Train Savior, but M.T.A. Rejected Similar Plan Over Safety Concerns

The M.T.A. looked closely at the idea of hanging cables from the tunnel wall in 2014, but officials warned that it could damage the tube’s lining.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Andrew, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit Authority, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Transit Systems, Hurricane Sandy (2012, Byford


New York Today: N.Y. Today: New Doubts About That Plan to Save the L Train

They didn’t think it was safe enough. Or reliable enough. Now, M.T.A. officials are being asked to consider a similar plan.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Sullenberger, Andrew M, Chesley B III


Leaks, Cancer-Causing Dust: L-Train Plan Similar to Cuomo’s Was Rejected Over Safety

The M.T.A. looked closely at the idea of hanging cables from the tunnel wall in 2014, but officials warned that it could damage the tube’s lining.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Andrew, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit Authority, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Transit Systems, Hurricane Sandy (2012, Byford


A New York Plastic Bag Ban: What Is Cuomo Proposing and Is It a Good Thing?

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he will push to eliminate single-use plastic bags in the state. But so far, there are scant details about his plan.
Tags: News, Environment, Plastic bags, New York State, Water Pollution, Cuomo, Andrew M Cuomo, Prices (Fares, Law and Legislation, Shopping and Retail, Andrew M, Fees and Rates


With New Voting Laws, Democrats Flex Newfound Power in New York

After years of lagging behind other states. New York is poised to pass a barrage of bills which will place the state among the nation’s most liberal.
Tags: Elections, New York, News, Plastic bags, New York State, Cuomo, Democratic Party, Andrea, State Legislature, Politics And Government, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Voter Registration and Requirements, Heastie, Carl E, Stewart-Cousins


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

Opinion Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You're a Problem USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- 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


news analysis: The Transcendent Incompetence of the L Train Fiasco

No single individual is to blame for the reality of New York’s subway.
Tags: New York, News, Subways, Cuomo, Andrew, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit Authority, Andrew M, Transit Systems, Engineering and Engineers, Byford


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 – -(AmmoLand.com)- 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


Early Voting and Other Election Reforms Coming to New York

The changes are a veritable wish list for those interested in election change: early voting, preregistration of 16- and 17-year-olds and consolidating state and federal primaries.
Tags: New York, News, New York State, Cuomo, Democratic Party, Law and Legislation, State Legislatures, Referendums, Andrew M, Voter Registration and Requirements, Board of Elections (NYS


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 – -(AmmoLand.com)- 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


Democrats Took Control of Albany. Here Are 5 Issues That Will Test Their Leadership.

The new legislative session kicked off on Wednesday, with Democrats in control of the Legislature and the governor’s office. But big fights still await.
Tags: News, Campaign Finance, New York State, Cuomo, Andrea, Legislature, Law and Legislation, State Legislatures, Budgets and Budgeting, Andrew M, Heastie, Carl E, Stewart-Cousins, Democrats Took Control of Albany Here Are


Cuomo’s Risky L Train Fix

We don’t know enough to know whether it’s safe.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, New York City Transit Authority, Andrew M, Transit Systems, Hurricane Sandy (2012, Bridges and Tunnels


New Rivers Cuomo video: Two Broken Hearts

Video: Rivers Cuomo – “Two Broken Hearts” Single out now. Well at least it’s better than the stupid Toto covers. I hate to sound like Leslie’s Jones’ character on the SNL bit, but I am what I am. By the way, have you watched that sketch with people who are not total nerds? It’s uncomfortably … Continue reading New Rivers Cuomo video: Two Broken Hearts → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Videos, Shorties, Snl, Jones, Cuomo, Weezer, Rivers Cuomo, Leslie


New York Today: N.Y. Today: The Democrats’ Long Albany Wish List

One lawmaker wants to remove Trump’s name from a state park. Another wants a longer waiting period before buying a gun. Also, how to get rid of your Christmas tree.
Tags: News, New York City, Christmas Trees, Clinton, Cuomo, Trump, Politics And Government, Hillary Rodham, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Actors Equity Assn


New York Today: N.Y. Today: What Else Do Democrats Want Now That They’ve Taken Over Albany?

One lawmaker wants to remove Trump’s name from a state park. Another wants a longer waiting period before buying a gun. Also, how to get rid of your Christmas tree.
Tags: News, New York City, Christmas Trees, Albany, Clinton, Cuomo, Trump, Politics And Government, Hillary Rodham, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Actors Equity Assn


Democrats Now Control Albany. How Will They Handle 5 Key Issues?

The new legislative session kicks off Wednesday, with Democrats in control of the Legislature and the governor’s office. But big fights still await.
Tags: News, Campaign Finance, New York State, Cuomo, Andrea, Legislature, Law and Legislation, State Legislatures, Budgets and Budgeting, Andrew M, Heastie, Carl E, Stewart-Cousins


As Supreme Court Shifts Under Trump, Cuomo Vows to Expand Abortion Rights

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo appeared with Hillary Clinton to promise to strengthen reproductive rights within 30 days of the new legislative session.
Tags: News, Hillary Clinton, Abortion, New York State, Women's Rights, Clinton, Cuomo, Trump, Democratic Party, Andrew M Cuomo, Law and Legislation, Hillary Rodham, Donald J, State Legislatures, Andrew M, Supreme Court (US


Explosives to Be Used in the Demolition of a Tappan Zee Bridge Span

The explosives will be used to take out the legs of the 672-foot east span. The remnants will be trapped in a steel net and recovered by a marine salvage company.
Tags: News, Bridge, Demolition, Cuomo, Hudson River, Tappan Zee Bridge, Bombs and Explosives, Westchester County (NY, Tappan Zee Constructors, Rockland County (NY, Mario M, Tappan Zee Bridge Span




A Eureka Moment for the Subway?

But why did it take so long to find light at the end of the tunnel for L train commuters?
Tags: News, Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Andrew M, Transit Systems, L train tunnel


They Upended Their Lives to Avoid the L Train Shutdown. Then There Was No Shutdown.

When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new plan on Thursday, Brooklyn residents past and present were perplexed, frustrated and relieved.
Tags: News, Subways, Brooklyn, Commuting, Cuomo, Andrew M Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Andrew M, Renting and Leasing (Real Estate, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Brooklyn (NYC, Transit Systems


"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


The L Train Shutdown Plan Was 3 Years in the Making. It Unraveled in 3 Weeks.

The strategy for coping with the closure of a subway tunnel was upended by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who said he has an alternative that would keep tubes open.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Andrew M Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Andrew M, Transit Systems, Bridges and Tunnels, Hoylman, Brad M


Coachella 2019 passes go on sale today

INDIO — Passes for the 2019 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival go on sale at 11 a.m. today — Friday, Jan. 4, 2018. The festival is slated for the weekends of April 12-14 and 19-21, 2019 at its usual venue, the Empire Polo Grounds, with headliners Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande slated to lead a stacked lineup that includes Janelle Monae, Solange, Khalid, The 1975, Kid Cudi, Weezer and Zedd. General admission passes will be on sale for $429, while a shuttle pass can be added f...
Tags: Sport, Customers, Tame Impala, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Solange, Las Vegas, Zedd, Janelle Monae, Cuomo, Weezer, Kevin Parker, Kelly, Indio California, Inglewood California


New York Today: N.Y. Today: L Train Shutdown Apocalypse? Never Mind

The governor saves the day, but not everyone is happy. Also: what the change in plans means for commuters. And Pizza Rat fans, meet Egg Roll Squirrel.
Tags: News, Subways, New York City, Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Andrew M, Manhattan (NYC