Andrew Cuomo

November 12, 2017 - 7:43 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. The PTSD bill was part of a package of legislation that Cuomo signed to mark Veterans Day. "Our veterans...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new regulations Friday that seek to crack down on employers keeping hourly workers "on call," available to be called in at a moment's notice. The new labor rules would establish a 14-day advance notice standard for scheduling and require...
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Tom Puckett
November 06, 2017 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Senator Chuck Schumer and Governor Cuomo warn that even with a supposed ‘compromise,’ the House bill will still take away 71 percent of a SALT deduction and would remove $52 billion in deductions from the pockets of New Yorkers. Schumer and Cuomo said that if the GOP tax plan...
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Allan Harris
November 05, 2017 - 6:41 am
(WBEN/AP) A terror attack is highlighting New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's complicated relationships with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump. The relationships may be moving in opposite directions as the Democrat gets closer to securing a second term as chief executive of...
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Tom Puckett
October 26, 2017 - 1:33 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed back to Puerto Rico as the state continues to help the U.S. territory recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Cuomo departed Thursday morning and was expected to return to New York later in the evening. Before his departure,...
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October 24, 2017 - 7:20 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York has added electronic cigarettes to its indoor smoking ban, making it illegal to use the devices in bars, restaurants and most workplaces. While New York City and several other localities had already prohibited the use of e-cigarettes in areas covered by the smoking...
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October 19, 2017 - 10:21 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The New York City metro area, Buffalo-Rochester, greater Syracuse and the Albany region are all in the running to win Amazon's second headquarters. All four regions submitted formal bids for the $5 billion project before Thursday's deadline. State leaders aren't revealing...
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October 12, 2017 - 8:50 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo now plans to give away all of the campaign contributions he's collected from disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein. The Democratic governor on Thursday had earlier said he gave away just $50,000 of the over $110,000 he's received in total...
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