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  • Cuomo calls for panel to address fast-food industry wages

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that the current wage paid to fast-food industry workers is "a fundamental violation of the promise of America" and told the state labor commissioner to put together a panel to issue a recommendation in a few months about...
  • Cuomo seeks higher fast-food worker wages, bypassing lawmakers

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sidestepping the state legislature to raise earnings for fast-food workers beyond New York's $8.75 per hour minimum wage. The move follows nationwide strikes by employees of McDonald's Corp. and other...
  • Democrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest

    The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges. Democratic lawmakers walked out of the Senate in protest...
  • Prosecutor in Eric Garner chokehold case elected to Congress

    A U.S. House seat in deeply Democratic New York City will remain under Republican control. Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan — who empaneled the grand jury that declined to indict a white police officer who placed Eric Garner, an...
  • NY enacting workplace pregnancy rights

    New York's Assembly has passed bills intended to ensure workplace rights for pregnant employees and prohibit sexual harassment at even the smallest businesses. The votes follow Senate passage earlier this year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll sign both...
  • Dry woodlands, scant rain raise wildfire risk in Northeast

    Scant rainfall in woodlands still more brown than green has made for ideal wildfire conditions in the Hudson Valley, northern New York and northern New England. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo deployed emergency crews Tuesday to help firefighters battle a...
  • Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana

    With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers to make the drug available now for those with the greatest need....
  • Former NY officials approved for state Court of Claims

    New York's Senate has approved 11 new and three re-appointments to the state Court of Claims, including a former state senator and inspector general and the brother of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's former chief deputy. The Senate has also approved Dr. Howard...
  • After long delay, Gov. Cuomo sets date for email meeting

    Following weeks of delay and continued criticism of his administration's handling of emails, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday set a date for a meeting with other top officials to discuss a new email retention policy. Now he just needs somebody to...
  • Panel recommends sweeping changes at NY's LaGuardia Airport

    A design panel commissioned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has vowed to renovate the decrepit LaGuardia International Airport, has recommended sweeping changes including the creation of a "great hall" that would serve as the main entrance to travelers...
  • No date set for NY Gov. Cuomo's meeting on email policies

    Six weeks ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defused criticism of his administration's practice of purging emails by calling for a meeting with top state officials to craft a new policy. The conversation apparently ended there. No date for the meeting was...