Andrew Cuomo

New York City

A coyote, a reporter and a state budget

A coyote, a reporter and a state budget: Recapping the top political news in New York this week

Simcha Felder

Why the state budget is being stalled over yeshiva schools

As state lawmakers attempt to finalize a $168 billion budget, the Assembly Democratic majority has accused state Sen. Simcha Felder of being the culprit behind the stalled negotiations.

New York State

What’s been ripped out of the state budget

What’s in and what’s out of the New York State budget

Andrew Cuomo

Final budget deal close as lawmakers vote on first spending bills

State lawmakers eager to leave the Capitol before religious holidays this weekend inched closer to a budget deal on Thursday night, even as negotiations stalled on multiple fronts.

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo and legislative leaders inch closer to budget deal

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders inched ever closer to finalizing a deal for the state budget this week, but the news that caught the attention of Albany observers – and even CNN – was the arrest of a veteran reporter, Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett.

Andrew Cuomo

Larry Sharpe thinks he's going to be the next governor

An interview with New York Libertarian Party candidate for governor.

Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo’s biggest gaffes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo may be his own worst enemy as he seeks a third term in office. Here’s a rundown of some of his more memorable gaffes – whether they were misguided or simply misconstrued.


State Senate must protect reproductive health care

Access to abortion and contraception is threatened. Will NY act?

Andrew Cuomo

Progressive items drop out of budget negotiations

As state legislative leaders convene to finalize the budget, several progressive agenda items that Gov. Andrew Cuomo listed as priorities in his January State of the State address have dropped off the negotiating table.

Andrew Cuomo

Tale of the tape: Ed Mangano and Joe Percoco

Comparing Joe Percoco and Ed Mangano, two disgraced former New York public officials.

Andrew Cuomo

Policy items dropping from state budget – for now

Some policy items are reportedly dropping out of the New York state budget talks, including the Child Victims Act, criminal justice reform and early voting.

Andrew Cuomo

What to watch for in the final week of state budget talks

With the New York state budget deadline pending and several issues left unresolved, here are the things to watch as the spending plan is finalized this week.

Kathy Hochul

Kathy Hochul says there’s something women need to realize

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on her political rivals – like Rep. Chris Collins and New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams – and the challenges facing women in politics.

Cynthia Nixon

Nixon's challenge, Vance investigated and Kushner's false filings

In this week's headlines, Cynthia Nixon jumped into the gubernatorial race, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to review Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s decision not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein, and Jared Kushner's company is under scrutiny for falsely reporting having no rent-controlled tenants.

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon’s media strategy targets key constituencies

The actress followed her gubernatorial campaign launch with a series of carefully chosen interviews.

Andrew Cuomo

Updated: A guide to Cuomo’s 2018 challengers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces a few Democratic, Republican and third-party opponents in his 2018 reelection bid.