"Under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, too many government agencies slow-walked their legal obligation to promptly answer Freedom of Information requests," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"The need for these rules are evident to anyone paying attention," writes The News' Editorial Board.
"New Yorkers are lucky to live in a state whose leaders are trying to follow the science rather than seeking political advantage," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Why did the State Legislature say it could not impeach a governor not in office? Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was still in office until the 24th, right?
In 2011, the New York State Legislature, together with then-Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, created the New York State Department of Financial Services.…
Gov. Kathy Hochul has already discussed with legislative leaders how to jump-start the marijuana cultivation, distribution and sales program created in March.
Hochul must straddle both the upstate and downstate worlds in a way like no other Democrat before her. Can she do it?
Hochul, the lieutenant governor and a Democrat from Buffalo, ascended to the chief executive role following the departure of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo at midnight.
Cuomo is leaving his job in humiliation, following allegations he sexually harassed multiple women.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and President Biden are taking the right and necessary action in requiring nursing home staff be vaccinated against Covid…
While Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office, for a fourth straight day, would not publicly say Monday when Cuomo will depart his job, Hochul's officials said they have now officially been told of the embattled Cuomo’s exit: next Monday at 11:59 p.m.
"They’re just masks," writes The News Editorial Board. "They can be a little uncomfortable and annoying sometimes, but that’s it. They’re manageable. They save lives and – despite some people’s apparent fears – they don’t reflect on their wearers’ politics."
Hospitals and long-term care facilities in New York State must require all employees to be vaccinated, according to a mandate from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Monday.
After facing the national media Sunday morning with appearances on CNN and CBS, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul retreated to a park bench at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg to savor one of her favorite fair treats.
While I admit that Andrew M. Cuomo showed a remarkable lack of judgment in inappropriate behavior towards women, I cannot help but believe the…
All around the country, the airwaves were buzzing with the news about Kathy Hochul. Not just that she was about to become New York’s governor,…
It is, no doubt, a confusing time, but it would be less so if more people accepted the overarching fact of the Covid-19 pandemic: We’re all in…
The World Atlas information system details that New York has the lowest per capita carbon emissions of any state in the U.S. – with Washington…
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"People will see very early on the kind of person I am and the expectations I have of any team that's ever worked with me," Hochul said. "They know that I always have conducted myself with the highest ethical standards. I believe you lead by example."
"When the three high-ranking elected officials next meet to hammer out a state budget it will be one white woman, one Black woman and one Black man," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Anyone looking for clues from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul about what school might look like this September came away disappointed from her first news conference.
"You see women who identify as feminists, as real leaders, enabling the governor," said the director of UB's Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender.