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NY attorney general says she's received request to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Cuomo

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Monday that she has received the letter she needs to launch an independent investigation into claims of sexual harassment against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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NY attorney general says she's received letter to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Cuomo

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Monday that she has received the letter she needs to launch an independent investigation into claims of sexual harassment against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Cuomo reverses course, asks New York Attorney General and top judge to appoint independent investigator over sexual harassment claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces two accusations of sexual harassment. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images New York Attorney General Letitia James asked Gov. Cuomo to allow her office to investigate claims against him.  Two former staffers have accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.  Numerous lawmakers, including Biden, have called for an independent investigation into the claims. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said he planned to revise ...
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Former aide says Gov. Cuomo kissed her without consent

By Marina Villenueve | Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent after a private meeting. Lindsey Boylan said that during her more than three years working as an economic adviser in the administration, Cuomo “would go out of his way to touch me on my lower back, arms and legs,” compared her to one of his rumored ex-girlfr...
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Gov. Cuomo Stripped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
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Gov. Cuomo Striped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
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Ron Kim, a New York Democrat who's called out Cuomo's nursing home coverup for months, says it's time for the governor to face the music

Assemblyman Ron Kim speaks during a press briefing at the state Capitol in Albany, NY on June 8, 2020. AP Photo/Hans Pennink Assemblyman Ron Kim is a New York Democrat who's been all over Cuomo for covering up the state's COVID nursing home catastrophe. Kim says Cuomo personally threatened him and is a habitual "abuser" of his power.  Insider columnist Anthony Fisher spoke with Kim on Friday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Assemblyman Ron Kim, a Democrat r...
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Ron Kim says NY lawmakers are siding with him against Gov. Cuomo

Assemblyman Ron Kim said Wednesday he’s received overwhelming support from his colleagues amid his clash with Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the...
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New York assemblyman gives details of call from Gov. Cuomo

New York Assemblyman Ron Kim talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about call he received from Gov. Andrew Cuomo during which Kim alleges Cuomo claimed he could "destroy" him.
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Pelosi rebukes Cuomo claim that New York didn't receive enough federal aid

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot down a claim by Gov. Cuomo that a $50 billion federal aid package for the state was insufficient. “We...
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Cuomo aide’s admission on nursing home coverup sparks calls for probe

The stunning admission by Gov. Cuomo’s top aide that the administration withheld the state’s nursing home death toll out of fear that...
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DraftKings leaps 9% after Gov. Cuomo announces plan to authorize mobile sports betting in New York

Associated Press DraftKings soared as much as 8.8% on Wednesday after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled legislation backing mobile sports gambling in the state.Should the law pass, New York would become the most populous state yet to embrace online sports betting.Cuomo backed the measure as part of his plan to revive state tax revenues after they plunged amid the coronavirus pandemic.The governor's proposal will require gambling operators such as DraftKings to receive state licenses and ...
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New York Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Bill Signed by Gov. Cuomo

A bill in New York requiring area lenders to notify the state’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) and mortgagors of an impending foreclosure action on reverse mortgage borrowers has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, codifying the measure into law after being passed by both houses of the state legislature this past summer. The bill, known as A5627 in the State House and S4408 in the State Senate, is designed to further regulate loans issued in New York under the Home Equity C...
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Tapper and Gupta call out poster released by Gov. Cuomo

CNNs Jake Tapper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss a poster being sold by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) that seems to declare victory over Covid-19, despite many medical experts who say the coronavirus may come back.
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CNN's Tapper and Gupta call out poster released by Gov. Cuomo

CNNs Jake Tapper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss a poster being sold by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) that seems to declare victory over Covid-19, despite many medical experts who say the coronavirus may come back.
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New York might have avoided becoming the US epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak if Gov. Cuomo hadn't reportedly dismissed shelter-at-home advice

Gov. Cuomo reportedly said 'shelter in place' sounded 'like it was in response to a nuclear apocalypse,' and he had no plan of locking down cities.
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Nearly 25% of NYC residents have coronavirus antibodies says Gov Cuomo, lockdown to extend past May 15 in parts of New York state

Of the 7,500 people tested statewide for antibodies against coronavirus, 14.9% have tested positive, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced at a press briefing on Monday. Coronavirus antibodies are reported to be present in almost 25% of all New York City residents, said governor Andrew Cuomo at a press briefing on Monday. The governor also addressed when the state would lift coronavirus restrictions throughout the state. “We want to un-PAUSE. May 15 is when the PAUSE regulations expire statewid...
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Preliminary Antibodies Study Shows 21% of New York City Infected

Gov. Cuomo released some very important data today from New York State’s first COVID19 serology (antibodies) testing. They’re preliminary. So keep that in mind as more than just fine print. (Details on that in a moment.) The key data: 21.2% of New York City residents tested positive for COVID19 antibodies. 16.7% for Long Island; 11.7% for Rockland and Westchester (the suburbs just to the north of the city); and 3.6% in the rest of the state. According to Gov. Cuomo they’ve conducted about 3,0...
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Cuomo Pushes Back On Lockdown Protesters: ‘Economic Hardship Doesn’t Equal Death’

New York governor Andrew Cuomo pushed back on claims that state lockdowns were creating more harm than the COVID-19 pandemic, saying “how can the cure be worse than the illness if the illness is potential death?”Speaking to reporters as protestors demonstrated outside New York’s state capitol in Albany, Cuomo denied that his measures, which closed nonessential businesses and banned unnecessary gatherings, “equal death.”"Economic hardship — yes, very bad — not death. Emotional stress, from being ...
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"Cuomo's Clemency and Cruelty of False Hope"

The title of this post is the headline of this effective commentary authored by Steven Zeidman appearing in the Gotham Gazette. Here are excerpts: In 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a project to provide pro bono legal services to prisoners seeking clemency.  The governor explained that this was “a critical step toward a more just, more fair, and more compassionate New York,” and that he sought to “identify those deserving of a second chance and to help ensure that clemency is a m...
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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...
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New York City reportedly won over Amazon in its HQ2 quest by claiming the site was 15 minutes from LaGuardia — the worst airport in America (AMZN)

Amazon is closing in on a deal to bring part of its second headquarters, HQ2, to New York City, The New York Times reports. The headquarters will reportedly be located in Long Island City, which is a neighborhood of Queens. The city's pitch to Amazon highlighted Long Island City's proximity to LaGuardia Airport, which has a reputation for being one of the worst airports in the US. A 2018 study of more than 40,000 travelers by JD Power found that respondents were less satisfied with their exper...
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New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon's second headquarters. Here's what New York promised the company — from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name — to win Amazon over. (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to move part of its second headquarters, HQ2, to New York City, in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens.  New York City's Long Island City pitch to Amazon promised the company 13 million square feet of real estate, a fun neighborhood, and speedy commutes.  The state has also reportedly offered incentives that could include hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies, as well as more tongue-in-cheek promises such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo changing his name...
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Cynthia Nixon Is Raging Against The Machine

Cynthia Nixon is racing down Broadway to catch the R train. It’s a scorching mid-August Friday afternoon, and the candidate is headed to the next stop on her jam-packed schedule: A meet-and-greet with voters in Carroll Gardens, where she’ll spend about an hour talking to potential voters. Later that evening, she’ll be at a happy hour with comedian Phoebe Robinson and Taylor Schilling from Orange Is the New Black.Her impenetrable schedule means I’ll be interviewing her in transit as she’s leavin...
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Cuomo And Nixon Engage In Testy, Insult-Riddled Debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon swapped insults and clashed over policy Wednesday in their only scheduled debate before the Sept. 13 Democratic primary. While the testy, hourlong exchange at Hofstra University featured plenty of interruptions and insults, neither candidate landed the political equivalent of a knockout blow likely to significantly alter the race. Cuomo did make news during the debate, saying in response to a qu...
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Trump claims Gov. Cuomo told him he wouldn’t run against him

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed Monday that Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called to assure him that he would not challenge him for the presidency. Trump also issued a warning: “Anybody who runs against Trump suffers.” Cuomo’s office didn’t immediately respond to a quest for comment on the remarks, which came as Trump […]
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NRA Sues NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Over Backroom Exhortations & Public Threats

The NRA Sues New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State Department of Financial Services Over Alleged Attack on First Amendment Rights New York, NY. New York ~ -(Ammoland.com)-  On Friday, May 11, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, the NRA filed a lawsuit claiming that Gov. Cuomo, and his Director of Financial Services (DFS) have engaged in a “campaign of selective prosecution, backroom exhortations, and public threats” designed to coerce banks...
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Closing arguments set in trial of ex-aide to Gov. Cuomo

NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Defense lawyers presented witnesses over three days to refute a month of evidence from prosecutors aimed at convincing jurors in Manhattan federal court that Joseph Percoco accepted more than $300,000 […]
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Knife Rights’ New York Gravity Knife Bill Transmitted to Gov. Cuomo

New York Gov. Cuomo USA -(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights' Gravity Knife Law Reform Bill, A.5667-A, has been transmitted to Governor Cuomo. If you live, work or travel in New York, or plan to, CALL the Governor TODAY and STOP the OUTRAGEOUS arrests and prosecutions in New York City!The Governor now has 10 days (excluding Sunday) to sign or veto the bill, or allow it to become law without his signature.The sponsors, Assemblyman Dan Quart and Senator Diane Savino, Knife Rights, and our partners incl...
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