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Cuomo’s top staffer Melissa DeRosa quits

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to the governor for the past four years, resigned from her post late Sunday night. In a statement first given to NY1,...

UPDATE: COVID death in NYC; Empire City closes; Trump declares national...

  Empire City Casino in Yonkers closed at 6 a.m. Saturday until at least March 28, according to owner MGM Resorts International. It made the...

NY Gov. Cuomo asks businesses to allow telecommuting to contain COVID-19

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEPliEjUcRc In a move that added visual impact to his previous call for the federal Centers for Disease Control to allow automated testing at private...

First span of Tappan Zee Bridge replacement opens

Four lanes of Rockland-bound traffic will begin crossing the first span late Friday night into Saturday morning.

Cuomo floats $650M plan to grow New York state life sciences...

The budget proposal includes $550 million in income tax credits, capital grants and investment capital from New York and $100 million from private partners.

Mail scam targets N.Y. corporations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns business owners of a scam soliciting fees for a fictitious state agency.

Business leaders largely back New York’s new spending plan

Business leaders in Westchester and Albany supported most of the tax relief and spending measures in the newly adopted state budget for 2014-15.

New York tourism goes green

The state partners with an international sustainable tourism promoter to launch an online guide of the lovely regions beyond New York City.

Clock starts on Tappan Zee construction

Contracting crews this week began driving piles that will support the new $3.1 billion Tappan Zee bridge.

Record share of state contracts for women and minority owners

Minority- and women-owned businesses claimed more than one-fifth of New York state contract dollars.

Nonpartisan team tackles tax relief

Former Gov. George Pataki co-chairs Gov. Cuomo’s new state Tax Relief Commission.

Jobs Yonkers-bound with MTA contract

A runner-up last year, Kawasaki Rail Car in Yonkers wins an MTA contract that could add up to more than $1.8 billion and create 1,500 jobs.

State targets $165M for Green Bank launch

The governor's projected $1 billion Green Bank initiative is expected to spur private investment in clean energy markets.

Albany gives no relief from mandates

A Westchester coalition will renew its push for a mandate relief bill that failed to pass the Assembly this year.

State jacks up savings on electric trucks

A new state program subsidizes purchases of electric-powered commercial trucks and buses.