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New York Gov. Cuomo and Calif. Gov. Brown Reaffirm Commitment to Exceeding Targets of The Clean Power Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, under Preisdent Elect Trump, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Brown today issued the following statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to exceed the targets of the Clean Power Plan and curb carbon pollution

NY Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Home for St. Ann's Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Thursday, NY Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg broke ground on the new home of St. Ann's...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces New Academic Partnership Focused on Storm Resilience and Emergency Preparedness

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of the New York State Resiliency Institute for Storms...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces More Than $1 Billion in Contract Opportunities for Firms Looking to do Business with State

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo encouraged businesses, in particular minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs), to...

NY Governor Cuomo Reminds New Yorkers to Test Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors This Weekend

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- As we end daylight saving time for 2013, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today reminded New Yorkers to...

New York Gov. Cuomo Announces Strengthened Emergency and Storm Response Requirements for NY Utilities

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has taken...

NY Governor Cuomo Announces More than $1 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Aid Communities Statewide

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $1 million in environmental justice grants have been awarded...

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Appointments to Deputy Secretary for Health and Commissioners of OMH and OPWDD

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the appointments of Courtney Burke as the administration’s new Deputy Secretary...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce .nyc Web Address for New Yorkers and Businesses

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot, Media...

NY Governor Cuomo Appoints Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Tuesday, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the formation of the “Commission to Investigate Public Corruption” under...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Free Summer Concerts at 2013 State Fair including Owl City, Chubby Checker, Los Lonely Boys

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the latest set of free concerts for the Great New York...

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Additional $39 Million in Funding for Sandy Crisis Counseling

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced an additional $39 million awarded to New York by the Federal...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Landmark Agreement Between the Oneida Nation of Indians, Oneida and Madison Counties, and New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Yesterday, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a comprehensive agreement settling multiple, long-standing disputes between the State of...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces $90 million in 'NY Works' Projects to Improve State Parks and Historic Sites

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $90 million in NY Works funding will advance nearly 90 construction...

Cyber Security Advisory Board for New York announced by Gov. Cuomo to protect critical NY cyber infrastructure

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the membership of the Governor’s "Cyber Security Advisory Board," which will...

I LOVE NY: Gov. Cuomo Launches Largest Tourism Campaign in Decades for State of New York

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Wednesday, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of New York’s largest tourism campaign in decades,...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Presents Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Budget, says Budget Balanced without Tax Increases

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presented the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Executive Budget...

NY Gov. Cuomo Honors 16 Police Officers from New York Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored 16 fallen police officers from across New York State – including...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces $91 Million for Affordable Housing and to Revitalize Communities

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced $91 million in awards for shovel-ready projects to build affordable...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces New York Security Measures in Response to Boston Marathon Bombing

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he has directed state agencies, including the Division of Homeland...

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