Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

NEW YORK: Gay Pol Thanks Miley Cyrus For Help With Homeless Youth Funding Bill

Openly gay New York Sen. Brad Hoylman today thanked pop star Miley Cyrus for helping win millions of dollars in state funding for homeless youth shelters. Via DNA Info: The 2015 New York State Budget now has $4.5 million in funding for homeless youth shelters, the first significant increase in seven years — thanks to Miley Cyrus. State Sen. Brad …

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Back To Almost Normal For NYC

Cuomo and De Blasio are making the rounds of local television this morning to defend last night’s decision to close down the city. Via Gothamist: Mayor de Blasio lifted the city-wide travel ban this morning after that devastating blizzard turned out to be just a bunch of stupid snow. There’s about 7.8 inches in Central Park this morning—not the 24 …

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All NYC Mass Transit To Close At 11PM

This includes subways, buses, ferries, PATH, Metro-North, Long Island Railroad, and (perhaps obviously) AirTrain. New Jersey Transit will suspend all rail service until Thursday at 8PM tonight. No re-start time for the MTA has yet been announced. Wherever you are at 11PM, you’ll likely be there for 36-48 hours. UPDATE: Gov. Cuomo has also declared a ban on all non-emergency …

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Cuomo Proposes Rail Link To LGA

During his State Of The State address, yesterday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed connecting LaGuardia Airport to New York City’s rail system via a new AirTrain line. Adding rail service to LGA is an idea that has been pitched and abandoned several times in recent decades. Cuomo’s plan involves a 1.5 mile long LGA AirTrain running over the Grand …

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Officials Rebel Against Port Authority Plan To End Overnight PATH Train Service

Nighttime workers and nightlife fans in New Jersey will soon have no way to get home from Manhattan if the Port Authority gets its way. Via the Jersey Journal: Several Hudson County officials will join forces with other officials tomorrow to call on the Port Authority to to cancel its proposal to eliminate the overnight PATH service. The press conference, …

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Plan To “End The AIDS Epidemic”

At a press conference held yesterday shortly before he marched in the NYC Pride parade, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new plan to “end the AIDS epidemic” in New York state. Borrowing an idea from leading AIDS researchers, the Cuomo administration said on Friday that it had developed a plan to aggressively identify, track and treat people with H.I.V. infection …

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Did Cuomo Subtweet About Hillary 2016?

Yesterday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo posted the above President’s Day trivia question, leading some to wonder if he was subtweeting about Hillary Clinton and his own potential bid for the presidency. A spokesman for Cuomo, who apparently doesn’t himself maintain his Twitter account, claims that the tweet was just a fun fact for the day. One political consultant doesn’t …

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Email Of The Day- Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe, ‘Accept the Homosexual Agenda, or get out of New York.’ This is the message Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending to the ENTIRE STATE. That’s right. If you hold to traditional values or believe in real marriage, you are no longer welcome in your own state. How dare he?! I can’t imagine the unmitigated gall Gov. Cuomo must have …

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Sean Hannity: I’m Leaving New York

Fox News anchor Sean Hannity is very upset about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s comment about “extreme conservatives” and says he’s leaving New York and taking his millions with him.

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Beck Threatens To Renounce Citizenship

Via Right Wing Watch: There can be no better demonstration of Glenn Beck’s raging hypocrisy than the perfect example he inadvertently provided on his television program last night. Extremely disturbed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statement that “extreme conservatives … have no place in the state of New York,” Beck dedicated his entire opening monologue last night to warning …

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CNN: Cuomo Interviews Cuomo

Media watchers have raised eyebrows today after CNN anchor Chris Cuomo interviewed his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, about the Metro-North disaster in the Bronx. Journalists usually refrain from directly interviewing their family members, even in normal breaking news situations. And there was a certain level of awkwardness in watching Chris call Andrew “Governor,” and then say, “Now obviously …

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Brian Brown Has The Cuomo Sadz

“Does anyone really need to guess? It’s payback. Come on. Cuomo talks a lot about corruption, but when his buddies vote his way, he’s more than willing to give them a high-paying job in the administration. That’s all this is. Give me a break.” – Hate group leader Brian Brown, in his 15th consecutive case of the sadz. This time …

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Gay Marriage Turns Two In New York

Two years ago today same-sex marriage became legal in New York state, exactly one month after being passed in the state Senate and signed into law by Gov. Cuomo that same day.  Happy anniversary, New York!

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Shame On New York City If They Elect Anthony Weiner

Well, Gov. Cuomo has certainly never been one to mince his words in the past. Today, in an editorial board meeting with Cuomo and The Post-Standard and Syracuse Media Group, the governor was asked whether he thought the New York State Legislature should limit how long legislative leaders, like the Assembly speaker, should serve. Cuomo repeated a version of his …

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REPORT: Cuomo Won’t Run If Hillary Does

So claims an unnamed source in the Cuomo administration. “The governor has told people in recent weeks that there’s not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because she’ll easily wrap up the Democratic nomination,’’ said a Cuomo administration insider with direct knowledge of the situation. “He knows that and he accepts that, and so …

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NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Gun Bill

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NY Gov. Cuomo Backs Pot Law Reform

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week that one of his top priorities for 2013 will be the further decriminalization of marijuana possession. Raw Story reports: Even if the governor fails to convince the legislature to go along on decriminalization, marijuana arrests are already destined to begin falling dramatically thanks to a recent court decision barring so-called “stop and …

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NEW YORK: Gov. Cuomo Planning Nation’s Most Restrictive Gun Policy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his State Of The State address in Albany today and and outlined a plan that some are calling the most restrictive gun control policy in the nation. Governor Andrew Cuomo said he wants to make New York’s gun laws the toughest in the nation, pushing to ban weapons with “military-style features” and eliminate loopholes …

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Cuomo Slams Rabbi Who Claims Sandy Was God’s Revenge For Gay Marriage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has denounced Rabbi Noson Leiter, who made news earlier this week with his claim that Hurricane Sandy was God’s retribution upon the state for legalizing same-sex marriage. “The comments made by Rabbi Noson Leiter that sought to link the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy to our state’s embrace of marriage equality are as offensive as …

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Some GOOD Subway News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that limited service will resume tomorrow on undamaged subway lines in upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.  Amazing! Cuomo said 14 of 23 subway lines will have limited service, he said there will be no service in Manhattan below 34th Street because there is no power for that service. He says a “bus bridge” will …

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