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Cuomo nominates Westchester’s DiFiore to state Court of Appeals

If confirmed by the state Senate, DiFiore will become the second woman to be a chief judge in New York’s history.

Cuomo loosens some constraints on craft beverage industry

Earlier this Month Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation designed to lift some burdens from the back of New York’s expanding craft beverage industry.

Cuomo said to court GE

New York governor reportedly visited Fairfield recently.

Labor Department returning recovered wages faster than ever

More than $900,000 has been paid back to 916 employees for wages owed by their respective employers this year in the Mid-Hudson region, according to a release from the governor’s office.

Cuomo announces major overhaul for LaGuardia Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a planned multibillion-dollar makeover will make LaGuardia a "globally renowned, 21st-century airport."

New York tourism spending tops $100 billion in 2014

New York state's tourism industry in 2014 reached an all-time high of $100.1 billion.

Report: New York’s solar capacity quadruples

From 2011 to 2014, the mid-Hudson region's solar capacity grew from 12 to 63 megawatts.

Cuomo urges tax cap extension, issues report on savings

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo releases a report outlining the ways in which extending the state's property tax cap would benefit taxpayers.

New York lends helping hand to new farmers with grants

Four Hudson Valley farms will receive money in a round of grants for new and early-stage agricultural businesses.

NY launches $2M MWBE investment fund for tech startups

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announces the launch of a $2 million investment fund for minority- and women-owned business enterprises.

Cuomo convenes wage board, riles business groups

The governor instructs the Department of Labor to investigate the minimum wage for fast-food workers — a move that bypasses the legislative process.

Cuomo seeks crackdown on improper title insurance expenses

Proposed regulations would crack down on kickbacks and excessive meal and entertainment expenses made by insurance companies.

New York state budget passes

Under the budget, seven areas in New York, including the mid-Hudson region, can compete for one of three $500 million economic development awards.

Cuomo looks to incentivize broadband upgrades

The governor proposes a $500 million investment to incentivize Internet service providers to improve high-speed access in the state.

Cuomo launches campaign to raise minimum wage

The governor proposes raising the minimum wage to $10.50 per hour in New York state and $11.50 per hour in New York City.