Consolidating the layers of local government is one of the major goals of Andrew Cuomo’s administration (and was once the topic a statewide tour he undertook while attorney general).
Today he announced members of his commission that’ll study the issue. They include:
Denis Hughes, president of the NYS AFL-CIO
Michael Balboni, former state senator Read More
She talks to Us Magazine, and says favorite color is white, and she’s an advocate for gay marriage.
Andrew Cuomo vowed to stockpile campaign cash in order to defend himself from the powerful “special interests” he said would undoubtedly move to block his agenda.
Now, we’re getting some sign of what that Cuomo offensive looks like.
Minutes ago, the Andrew Cuomo Committee sent out an email, urging readers to “Contact your state legislator Read More
Here’s an oddly volatile moment between Andrew Cuomo’s current spokesman, Josh Vlasto, and NYPRIG’s Blair Horner, who, if you’ll recall, once worked for Cuomo. At issue is Cuomo’s plan to redesign Medicaid, which was crafted with “stakeholders” within the health care field, but not any group representing patients.
SpinCycle [$]: Read More
On Saturday morning, a dozen reporters stood on the second floor of the Capitol, gazing toward the door of the Executive Chamber, where Andrew Cuomo was holding the first staff meeting of his new administration.
Just after 9 a.m., the door opened, and Mr. Cuomo’s top aides began to trickle down the hall.
“Good meeting, Read More
New York Magazine‘s cover story this week centers on the complicated relationship between Mario and Andrew Cuomo, the unique ways each rose to power and their lifetime dedication to public service. If only that goodwill were extended to Andrew’s brother, Chris Cuomo, who neither governor nor governor-to-be seems to understand.
With their Read More
Driving uphill to the Hilton Rye Brook last week, where the Democratic Party’s state convention was being held, the party die-hards were greeted with square blue signs, printed with bold white lettering, welcoming them to the “New Democratic Party.”
It’s inarguable that New York Democrats could use a makeover, between the incompetence of the Read More
The New York Daily News‘ Kenneth Lovett reports Monday that Andrew Cuomo is nearing his choice for lieutenant governor, despite the fact that Mr. Cuomo’s campaign for governor has yet to be formally announced. The attorney general–currently running under a generic CUOMO 2010 banner–apparently wants to make his selection before next week’s Read More