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COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Cuomo takes up issue of politics and the...

Fast Facts: The governor said “reopening” is a public health question as well as an economic question The governor said that the state “will...

New Rochelle rabbi has COVID-19; County Executive Latimer tells residents to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqktCWx2Sno A rabbi at the temple Young Israel of New Rochelle, which is where the 50-year-old attorney who was the first person to be diagnosed...

Business and other travelers await word on Trusted Traveler Programs

As of this morning, the White House has not revealed whether it would be willing to reverse the decision to prohibit New Yorkers from...

Cuomo signs law against ‘pension poaching’

The governor's office, which estimates that there are nearly 750,000 veterans currently living in New York state, identified the practice as a “growing scam nationwide.”

Print journalism: Because it still matters

Our new tagline – ‘Print journalism: Because it still matters’ – seems particularly prescient in light of the recent decision by Verizon to end its arrangement with the Rye Brook-based Regional News Network (RNN) to produce local news channels for Fios cable TV.

Peekskill to receive $10M from state for downtown revitalization projects

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8Qq61sS83k The city of Peekskill has been selected to receive $10 million in funds from New York state to be used for various projects designed...

Cuomo to Trump: See you in court

“My message to Mr. Trump and the IRS is simple: we look forward to seeing you in court,” New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday concerning a new lawsuit filed by New York, Connecticut and New Jersey against the Internal Revenue Service.

Cuomo to push recreational marijuana legalization for New York in 2019

“Let’s legalize adult use of recreation marijuana once and for all,” Cuomo said. The move could bring hundreds of millions in tax revenues annually, by state estimates.

State coalition launches lawsuit over SALT cap in 2017 tax overhaul

New York leads a four-state coalition that argues the tax law targets Democratic states, interferes with each state's right to make fiscal decisions and will disproportionately harm taxpayers.

New York regulator encourages state banks to work with medical marijuana...

While federal law has made banking difficult for the medical marijuana industry, Cuomo's administration said it "stands ready to work with our chartered institutions to assist them in moving forward toward commencing operations in a safe and sound manner."

It’s official: Orange County airport renamed New York Stewart International Airport

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the rebranding "will help promote the entire Mid-Hudson Valley region and build on the remarkable passenger growth over the past year."

Cuomo announces Kingston’s plan for $10 million downtown revitalization grant

Kingston was the big winner for the Mid-Hudson region in the 2017 Downtown Revitalization Initiative, which awards $10 million to municipalities for downtown improvements.

Walkway Over the Hudson welcome center opens in Ulster County

Gov. Cuomo announced that the 3,500-square-foot visitor center is open and will serve as the "gateway for the thousands of visitors arriving at the western end of the Walkway."

Hudson Valley colleges receive $10M in state grants for construction projects

The funding comes from the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program, which provides matching grants to private, not-for-profit colleges and universities.

State report asks federal agency to review risks from gas pipeline...

The state asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to take steps to offset risks associated with the Algonquin pipeline's proximity to the nuclear plant, including banning further capacity on the pipeline near the plant while Indian Point is still operational.