Rep. Liz Cheney's first debate with Harriet Hageman took place at Sheridan College.
Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Jones' sentence to life without the possibility of parole.
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.
What has become increasingly unclear this week is whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo will play any role in what the team eventually gets in a stadium negotiation.
The state Assembly committee in charge of the impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wrapping up work that is expected to lead to an impeachment vote by the full Assembly in early September.
Abandoned by even his closest political allies, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday found himself facing more and more serious legal problems as his once-mighty grip on the state continued to slip.
The final pieces of the budget, which was due by March 31, are still under negotiation, but officials are banking on legalization of mobile sports betting to be in it to help finance massive spending hike desires.
Heastie, who received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine March 6, said he has been experiencing “extremely mild” symptoms.
Assemblyman Charles Lavine said he had served a demand upon the governor that no retaliation take place against people cooperating with an impeachment investigation.
Robert Mujica, the state’s budget director, said that higher-than-projected tax revenues and federal bailout money will equal about $5 billion to restore a variety of reductions or slower growth proposals Cuomo made just two months ago.
Charles Lavine is not a household name, but it will be in the coming weeks. He is the head of an Assembly committee charged with running an investigation to determine if Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo should be impeached.
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.
“We’re down to one impasse," Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a Westchester Democrat, told reporters Tuesday.
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.
The Siena College poll found that only one-third of respondents believe the governor should run again.
Will the governor look to placate lawmakers or be tough-guy Cuomo, personally angered by the abandonment and sharp rebukes of so many?
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Amid a tsunami of new calls for the the governor's resignation, government insiders are speculating that transition "discussions" are already underway.
"I'm not going to resign. I was not elected by the politicians; I was elected by the people," the governor said Friday.
The Assembly’s chief sponsor of a multiyear effort to legalize marijuana in New York says a deal with the Senate and the governor could be made soon.
After a virtual meeting with his colleagues, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said the chamber's judiciary committee will launch a probe of Cuomo into "misconduct" allegations lodged against the embattled three-term governor.
In a statement, James called the two lawyers "independent legal experts who have decades of experience conducting investigations and fighting to uphold the rule of law."
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.
Lawmakers gave the governor extraordinary powers last March, but with the sexual harassment and nursing home scandals well underway, Democrats this week agreed to take back some of the historic authority.
The distractions of scandals are being used by a growing number of lawmakers to make a demand: Cuomo must resign.
New York's challenges of confronting Covid-19 and an approaching budget deadline took second place to the political crisis ensnaring the governor.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul of Buffalo has had very little to say about the sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
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.