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Cuomo's office tightly controls public records
ALBANY

Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.
 
ALBANY

US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruption

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's Moreland anti-corruption commission said Wednesday that investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declined to say when they'll be finished.
 
ALBANY

NYCLU, Cuomo agree on defending poor

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
The New York Civil Liberties Union and the Cuomo administration are expected to announce an agreement to improve criminal defense for the state's poor.
 
ALBANY

State dissolves inactive agencies

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Monday that would eliminate inactive development agencies statewide, including those in Rotterdam and in Fulton and Montgomery counties.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo picks judge from Albany for top court

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday selected a midlevel appellate judge from Albany for the state's highest court.
 
ALBANY

NY court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.
 
JOHNSBURG

Man dies in fire at his home in the Adirondacks

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Authorities they're investigating the cause of a fire at an Adirondack home that killed the 73-year-old man who lived there.
 
ALBANY

Changes proposed for New York fishing regulations

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting comments on proposed changes to fishing regulations.
 
ALBANY

Yogurt is now official New York state snack

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
All kidding aside, New York now has an official state snack, and it is yogurt.
 
ALBANY

Task force aims to end AIDS epidemic in New York

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
A group of doctors, public health experts and community advocates met on Tuesday to launch an effort to end New York's three-decade AIDS epidemic — a goal that not long ago would have seemed unthinkable.v
 
Cuomo mulls Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico trip
ALBANY

Cuomo mulls Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico trip

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he hopes to soon visit the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico as "a sign of respect" for their ties to New York
 
Cuomo's tough decisions delayed past Election Day
ALBANY

Cuomo's tough decisions delayed past Election Day

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Thanks to either serendipity or Cuomo's dexterity, several politically charged decisions are off the table, pushed back until after the election.
 
ALBANY

NY to study legal representation for the poor

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
Researchers plan to study the availability of lawyers for indigent defendants at initial court appearances in six New York counties.
 
Cuomo wants to create faith-based services agency
ALBANY

Cuomo wants to create faith-based services agency

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to create a new state Office of Faith-Based Community Services to help religious organizations that provide food, education, health care or other social services, he said Thursday.
 
BUFFALO

New York teachers sue over test confidentiality

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
New York's largest teachers union is suing the state Education Department over what it views as a "gag order" on teachers who score state tests.
 
 

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