Casimiro Rodriguez, president of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York and chairman of the project, said Monday that the announcement will restart a capital campaign for the $10 million center.
Now that the U.N. has called a code red for our planet’s climate, solar energy must become a top agricultural product. Rather than seeing sola…
Gov. Kathy Hochul pledged a new spirit of cooperation among the levels of government, a booster dose of public transparency and even a “culture” change in Albany.
The Assembly committee has spent millions of dollars on outside lawyers, internal staff, travel and other items in its sweeping investigation of Cuomo.
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,…
Republicans have threatened to release their own report – based on the 100,000 pages of documents and interviews Assembly investigators have collected – to provide a full public accounting of the many allegations against the disgraced outgoing governor.
"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.
The resignation of Andrew M. Cuomo as New York’s 56th governor – paving the way for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to be governor in 14 days – raises many questions about process, continuity of key government duties and filling of key positions in Albany.
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo could be ousted “in a matter of weeks, not months” if a committee charged with investigating the Democratic governor recommends the legal articles of impeachment to the full Assembly, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said Monday.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said that the public needs to be patient with the investigation his chamber’s committee has underway.
Gary A. Abraham, in his scare-mongering opinion column “Green energy burden imposed on New Yorkers,” April 16, conjures up an image of unrelia…
In the nearly 13 months since the Assembly and Senate began remote voting, the business of state government has been completed by lawmakers casting their votes from their homes, district offices, or in some cases, their offices across the street from the Capitol.
Heastie, who received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine March 6, said he has been experiencing “extremely mild” symptoms.
The firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell, whose lawyers include a number of former senior federal prosecutors, will have broad authority to investigate all of the scandals engulfing Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
The two houses, in nonbinding budget resolutions, called for higher taxes on wealthy people and some corporations; hikes in aid to public schools; fiscal boosts for local governments; and a series of plans to help small businesses, residential renters and others affected by the pandemic.
Where do Western New York Democrats in power in Albany stand on whether Cuomo should resign now? In public statements and in response to questions from The Buffalo News, all but one laid out their positions.
The move Sunday by Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a Westchester County Democrat, amounts to the sharpest body blow to the Democratic governor since the scandals began.
The distractions of scandals are being used by a growing number of lawmakers to make a demand: Cuomo must resign.
Democratic leaders, under pressure from Republicans in the political minority as well as a growing number of Democratic members of the Assembly and Senate, pushed up a change to diminish the governor’s existing authority.
Burke has worked to carve out his own approach since losing the April 2018 special election to Erik Bohen and then bouncing back to win the following November.
The governor has already signaled his speech won’t be all gloom and doom, and he will put a priority on rebuilding New York from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“I believe President Biden will correct the situation," the Democratic governor said of the Democratic president-elect who takes office Jan. 20.