ALBANY - "Let's set an example for the rest of the nation," said Governor Cuomo during his State of the State Address Wednesday. "Let them look at NY and say this is what you can do and this is what you should do."
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will sponsor a national rafting and paddling competition called the Adirondack Challenge this year.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing to create a "Green Bank" to spur private investment in clean energy projects.
State of the State: Cuomo outlines agenda for 2013
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered his 2013 State of the State Address, outlining several policies, some of which will affect Central New York.
2013 STATE OF THE STATE: Governor wants to expand NY gambling with 3 casinos upstate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo proposes that an expansion of gambling in New York begin with three casinos upstate and none in New York City.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is stressing the need to fortify New York's power and telecommunication systems after Superstorm Sandy in his annual State of the State.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing raising the minimum wage to $8.75 an hour from the current $7.25.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for a tighter ban on assault weapons and elimination of high-capacity ammunition clips in his annual State of the State address.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has ruled that New York City private school had a right to fire a teacher because she let students drink wine during a trip to France.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will take his sky-high popularity into his third year with an agenda to ban assault weapons, raise the minimum wage and revive the still-slow economic recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) - A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, seriously injuring 11 people, including one who suffered a severe head wound falling down a stairwell.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Two men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing and assault of the Syracuse police chief's 21-year-old son inside a convenience store
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York utility regulators are holding hearings on a proposal that would change National Grid's electricity and natural gas delivery rates.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Several state senators say new gun safety measures will be a priority when they return to Albany this week following the school shooting in Connecticut that left 20 children dead.
WASHINGTON (AP) - At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting disaster relief aid for victims of October's Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner. The House overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion for flood insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A still angry Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn't ready to believe the Republican House leadership will finally vote on Sandy relief aid. Instead, he's telling them: "Show me the money."
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A commission has proposed overhauling New York's public schools with longer teaching days and academic years, teacher competency exams, more pre-kindergarten and by recruiting top college graduates as educators.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York lawmakers from both parties on Wednesday lashed out at the decision by House GOP leaders not to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid in the current Congress, calling it a "betrayal."
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic aide says the White House and congressional Republicans have reached an agreement to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.