Posts Tagged ‘Gov. Andrew Cuomo’

Jan
2013
22

FLURIDA: Sunshine State GOP, Chamber Doing Everything They Can to Prevent Paid Sick Days

FLURIDA: Sunshine State GOP, Chamber Doing Everything They Can to Prevent Paid Sick Days
The flu epidemic that struck the United States this winter has renewed the conversation about the importance of paid sick days for workers, eliciting different reactions from different state governments. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency using executive orders to change state laws in order to help those in need ...
Mar
2012
26

Cuomo Threatening to Privatize NY Infrastructure Investment

Cuomo Threatening to Privatize NY Infrastructure Investment
Andrew Cuomo has become the latest Governor to pursue privatization of infrastructure investment for his stae. According to Bloomberg.com, “Cuomo has proposed a $15 billion infrastructure fund that includes state and federal dollars and $3 billion in private investment.” This represents a less drastic interest in privatization than was...
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Jan
2012
13

Cuomo, Gaming Company Indicate a PLA Will Be Used to Build Proposed NY Racino

Cuomo, Gaming Company Indicate a PLA Will Be Used to Build Proposed NY Racino
As plans begin to unfold for a new racino at the Aqueduct race track, Governor Andrew Cuomo has sent a letter to the New York legislature calling for transparency in the negotiations and asking them to be partners in bringing gaming to New York. The $4 billion dollar, 3.8 million square-foot convention center site Cuomo ...
Dec
2011
5

Supporting Catskills Casino, Cuomo Says: “New York Is Already In the Gaming Business.”

Supporting Catskills Casino, Cuomo Says: “New York Is Already In the Gaming Business.”
Lawmakers in Albany have important decisions to make as they face a $350 million dollar budget deficit this year as well as a $3.5 billion dollar deficit over the 2010-2013 fiscal years. Governor Andrew Cuomo has not yet indicated that he supports raising taxes on the wealthiest New Yorkers to save ailing social programs, but ...