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Hochul, NY's 1st Female Governor, Inherits Vast Challenges
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Hochul, NY's 1st Female Governor, Inherits Vast Challenges

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York on Tuesday, inheriting immense challenges as she takes over an administration facing criticism for inaction during Andrew Cuomo's distracted final months in office. Hochul, a Democrat... Read More

As Cuomo Exits, Hochul to Take Office Minus 'Distractions'
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As Cuomo Exits, Hochul to Take Office Minus 'Distractions'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew Cuomo neared the end of his decade as New York's governor Monday, as he prepared to relinquish his tight grip on government to Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in a midnight power transfer that will break... Read More

Hochul: I'll Run for Governor After Finishing Cuomo's Term
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Hochul: I'll Run for Governor After Finishing Cuomo's Term

NEW YORK (AP) — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will serve out the remainder of Andrew Cuomo's term after he steps down amid sexual harassment allegations,  said Thursday she plans to run for governor in her own right next year.... Read More

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns After Harassment Investigation
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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Resigns After Harassment Investigation
2021-08-10 16:51:16
by Dan McCue

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned Tuesday after an investigation led by state Attorney General Letitia James found he sexually harassed 11 women, and violated state and federal laws. Cuomo opened his remarks at a brief press conference announcing his... Read More

Biden, Pelosi, Schumer Call On Cuomo to Resign
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Biden, Pelosi, Schumer Call On Cuomo to Resign
2021-08-03 21:06:02
by Dan McCue

President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and New York Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, are calling on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign after a bombshell report from independent investigators appointed by the state attorney general said... Read More

Govs. Murphy, Lamont and Cuomo Announce Easing of Pandemic Restrictions
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Govs. Murphy, Lamont and Cuomo Announce Easing of Pandemic Restrictions
2021-05-04 21:33:15
by Reece Nations

The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Monday announced the easing of pandemic restrictions on businesses, gatherings and venues in their respective states.  In a joint release, Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Phil Murphy of New... Read More

New York Lawmakers Agree to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
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New York Lawmakers Agree to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use.  The agreement reached Saturday would expand... Read More

Weddings, Catered Events to Resume In New York State
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Weddings, Catered Events to Resume In New York State
2021-03-12 18:36:02
by TWN Staff

With COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations continuing their downward spiral, New York State will begin allowing weddings and catered events to take place starting March 15, subject to strict health and safety protocols. "From day one, we have said that... Read More

Movies Back on the Menu in NYC
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Movies Back on the Menu in NYC
2021-02-23 15:58:53
by TWN Staff

NEW YORK - New York City movie theaters will be allowed to reopen, at limited capacity, starting on March 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The governor broke the news during his daily press briefing with reporters. He said theaters... Read More

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