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Candidates for governor (minus Cuomo) submit petitions for primaries

Cuomo could qualify as an independent candidate if he submits 45,000 petition signatures by May 31.

Poll finds Hochul ahead of Cuomo by 4% in potential primary...

Without Cuomo, Hochul would command 42% support from primary voters.

UPDATE: It’s now New York Gov. Kathy Hochul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vThWetcmdNc New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul became Gov. Kathy Hochul after being sworn in at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday in a private ceremony. Ten hours...

NY state reaches record $72M settlement with Altice over Isaias failures

The company will also spend $63.94 million to improve its planning for and response to future severe weather events.

Empty lots? Consider car dealerships as tenants, association says

In 2019, dealerships in downstate New York spent $420 million on capital improvements, including remodeling indoor spaces, changing facades, upgrading infrastructure and expanding by adding new buildings on existing properties.

Lamont named co-chair of national Pandemic and Disaster Response Task Force

The task force's priorities includes FEMA, the National Guard, cybersecurity, health care, and Covid-19.

Firearms company Kimber relocating corporate HQ from Yonkers to Alabama

"Kimber is a great place to work, especially if you love firearms,” said Pedi Gega, the firm's director of assembly and product finishing.

Lamont, Cuomo finish in low 30s in conservative nonprofit’s governors ranking

The top-rated governor is Texas Republican Greg Abbot, while placing last is Rhode Island Democrat Gina Raimondo.

Latimer says Trumps contracting Covid should bring compassion; CT, NY governors...

“This pandemic is serious and if it can reach the President of the United States and the people around him then it can reach any of us,” Westchester County Executive George Latimer told the Business Journal.

Lamont gets high marks in nationwide poll of governors’ pandemic response

The only governors to best Lamont in the late August poll were Republican Govs. Phil Scott in Vermont (76%), Larry Hogan in Maryland (71%) and Charlie Baker in Massachusetts (68%).

CT, NY receive FEMA approval for $300 weekly supplemental unemployment payments

Connecticut and New York have been approved for grants under FEMA’s Lost Wages Assistance program, which will allow both states to provide $300 per week -- on top of their regular unemployment benefit -- to those unemployed due to Covid-19. 

Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Gov. Ned Lamont

This is a limited series of Q&As by Fairfield County Business Journal Bureau Chief Kevin Zimmerman with leaders in various business sectors and industries....

Gov. Cuomo says another region of NY is ready to reopen

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that a fifth region of the state, the Central Region has met the criteria for reopening after the...

Cuomo, Lamont rate high in Quinnipiac approval poll; Trump not so...

Roughly two-thirds in each of the states also said the restrictions put in place in their state to slow the spread of the virus are about right, while only about 20% said they don't go far enough and about 15% think they go too far.

CT, NY join five other northeastern states to source PPE and...

"Pitting all 50 states against each other to compete for these supplies has never made any sense," said Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont. "Partnering with our neighbors helps make our purchasing power stronger and more dependable.”